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It's come to my attention via Tumblr that theres a petition online to create a new law in the UK to make animal crushing videos illegal.
I think its a disgusting thing for anyone to do, or watch and enjoy, and would really appreciate it if anyone on DA would follow this link and sign the petition. You do not have to be from the UK to sign. Its for anyone who believes that this treatment of animals for pleasure is wrong!


This is a quote direct from the website::::::::There was also a link to still images from the video, but they are *very* disturbing, so I've removed the link~
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    Please continue to SIGN AND SHARE this petition far and wide: www.change.org/petitions/u-k-p…

    There are NO upsetting images at the petition source!

    Don't forget to to click the share on Facebook and Twitter links when you have signed.

    ***UPDATE*** Message from the Stop Crush team (www.stopcrush.org/)

    "We would greatly appreciate it if certain individuals in the United Kingdom would refrain from telling people that laws are already in place against animal crush video. There is no specific law against animal crush video, let alone one that places the depictions in severe crime category, where they belong. United Kingdom laws governing basic obscenity are not sufficient enough against animal crush video. These videos should be categorized in the same bracket as child pornography. In 2002 the U.K. recorded its first crush video case. A man and 3 women from the Stoke-on-Trent area pleaded guilty to animal cruelty charges and conspiracy to publish obscene material. Craig Chapman, 27, Christine Besford, 25, Sarah Cooke, 21, and Theraza Smallwood, 22, pleaded guilty to crushing a kitten, a guinea pig and a several mice. They essentially got a slap on the wrist under the basic obscenity law. It was a relatively small fine and under a year in prison. In contrast, under the Animal Crush Video Prohibition Act of 2010, these 4 perpetrators would have received up to 7 years each in prison and a very hefty fine."

    Please continue to sign and share this petition far and wide: www.change.org/petitions/u-k-p…
Hello thar!

I was wondering if any of you lovely cat people may be interested in some black cat buttons?

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I made some (for friday the thirteenth XP - I love that day, lol) and I wanted to get an idea of how many people would actually be interested in getting some before I made a big order . . .
There's other pics on that journal too, and I may revise a handful of the badges shown.

(I refer to these things as badges/pins/buttons as people call them different things, but it's all the same :XD:)
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superpower-pnut Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2015
Everything I submit is expiring?
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silver-escape Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sorry i rarely go on anymore so haven't been able to check on the group
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Lychee-Soda Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the accept!
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Arayashikinoshaka Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Hi, could you vote for my black cat Milo in Santa Claus ?
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He will be happy ! Thanks !
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Mana4X2 Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Hi there,

Could my membership status please be changed from Contributor to simply a member? I really don't feel I deserve to be in that category as I don't do or contribute much around here at all.

Thanks heaps,
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silver-escape Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
ok i will change it :)
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Mana4X2 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you. Appreciated.
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passionfyre Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
i wanted to submit a journal entry. its not specifically about cats, but about animals in general. There is a petition going around to make animal crushing videos illegal in the UK. I wondered it if would be ok to submit here because obviously you guys are animal lovers, and i'm sure many of you would want to sign this petition~~~
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silver-escape Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
yes, if you are a member you can submit the journal :) it's nice that you are bringing awareness about this horrible act and i would love to sign the petition :)
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passionfyre Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
awesome ^^ i saw the still images from one of the videos and it made me feel completely sick, so I really wanted to try and spread the word~
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