A petition has been started to stop the RSPCA using a captive bolt gun to kill domestic animals
This petition was started 13/09/09 and so far has 3,719 signatures.
NB: ALTHOUGH THE PETITION COMPANY ASKS FOR A DONATION THIS IS NOT NECESSARY TO REGISTER YOUR SIGNATURE
Quote from Rescue centre...
" The number of people who are in disbelief that the RSPCA would use this method to kill an animal is still huge. Even when shown the RSPCA's own correspondence admitting they shot the 10 dogs, people are having a hard time believing it or accepting it. Please help spread the word."
here is the link so sign.
Over the past few weeks many RSPCA supporters throughout the country have been asking various RSPCA staff and others, if they knew that the RSPCA inspectors use the captive bolt gun to kill dogs. Because of this blog many of the people questioning this practice have been contacting us. What we have been told by people including: actual RSPCA staff members, branch committee members, branch volunteers and fundraisers, members of the RSPCA (including quite a number of actual life members), as well as the general public is that they are completely unaware of this practice.
Slaughter houses kill cattle, sheep, pigs, and horses for meat. When this is done with a bolt gun, it is used only to stun, and is immediately followed by another procedure to actually kill (either pithing sticking or bleeding).
These places are not called "euthanasia houses" or "put to sleep houses" , but slaughter houses.
Using the captive bolt gun should not be considered euthanasia for companion animals, but slaughter!
The people of the UK can stop this."
Please help. all you need to do is sign!!!