Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Daily News: Remember the horses: Andrew Yang’s animal-rights problem

 


Picture of Mayoral Candidate from Daily news article


Eight years ago, the animal rights community reshaped the mayor’s race by highlighting the inhumane treatment of carriage horses in New York City. Our voices were credited with transforming the race, and, in the end, the candidate who was most committed to ending animal cruelty won the election.

 

Fast forward to today. While progress has been made in recent years to improve the welfare of animals (and people) in the city, there is so much more work left to be done. That’s why we are taking action in the final sprint of this campaign to help voters understand what is at stake.

Beginning this week, NYCLASS’s founders are launching New York Deserves Better, an independent campaign effort that will target mayoral candidates who are against protecting animals from abuse and refuse to stand up for social justice.

 

Our first set of ads focus on the one Democratic candidate who scored worst overall: Andrew Yang.

Not only is Yang opposed to ending rampant carriage horse abuse, but he is also opposed to prohibiting the sale of newly produced fur. Most shockingly, Yang is completely opposed to strengthening even minimal safety and welfare protections for carriage horses. Although four candidates (Kathryn Garcia, Scott Stringer, Ray McGuire and Shaun Donovan) did not bother to return their questionnaires — which means conceivably they might have even worse answers than Yang — never in the 13-year history of NYCLASS has a candidate responded “no” to a question about making life slightly less miserable for horses forced to pull carriages in Midtown. It’s inexplicable that Yang cannot even say that he would like to see any level of improvement whatsoever in the conditions of these animals’ lives.

 Put simply, New York deserves better.

To read the rest of the article please click on the link below:


As most of you know I am an animal advocate and activist. What you may not know is for many years I have supported the ending of carriage horses and horse abuse across all levels including the ending of horse racing! Both cruel and exploitative industries have been responsible for the abuse of our horses for many, many years some results in preventable deaths! These majestic animals are not here for us to profit off in what is often involves conditions of extreme abuse!

Animal lovers, please be wise when picking a Mayoral candidate! We need a Mayor that supports animal rights laws and is focused on improving the lives of all animals! The antiquated horse carriage industry needs to retire their horses to a reputable sanctuary There are modern ways to continue their businesses other than subjecting horses too cruel and dangerous situations! 

Please urge your elected politicians to support the abolishing of the horse carriage industry and support our horses be sent to reputable horse sanctuaries and not to be sheltered for meat!

Below, I have included a story that depicts a part of what our horse carriages endure daily! 

Please hear Majestic's plea!

 

Majestic

Hello, my name is Majestic, as my name suggests I’m magnificent! However, looking at me, you wouldn’t know it! I’m a slave to a grueling thankless job. Not a job of my choosing but one forced on me. It’s hot today. I sure could use a cool drink. The exhaust fumes from the vehicles are as overwhelming as ever! The fumes and the heat make it hard to breathe. The car horns make my ears ache! I feel dizzy from it all!

Day in and day out I’m subjected to this abuse! Horses are born to run in wide-open spaces, not dart in and out of inner-city traffic! What were humans thinking when they started such a business? Sure, it seems moral, but it’s not, especially for us horses.

 I’m so tired of it all; dodging vehicles pulling hundreds of pounds, trying not to get hit. Daily, I risk my life and the lives of my passengers. The load I carry today seems heavier than usual. My leather harness has rubbed my body and has caused me to have painful sores. The exposed flesh on my body is agonizingly tender and has become red and swollen! If only I could get some relief! My owner sees the raw flesh beneath my reins, yet he pushes me onward.

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Last week during heavy rain in which I stood tied to a post. My owner took shelter—remaining dry while I became soaked to the bone. At least, while I stood in the rain, my sores hurt less. I remember wishing my owner cared enough to allow me a dry place to stand. Didn’t I deserve shelter too? I stood cold and shivering, but it didn’t faze him! As unbearable as that was, this heat is worst.

It would be wonderful if he took off my leather, and treated my wounds, allowing me to rest, until they healed. Or at least put some soft padding under the stiff leather, maybe it would stop the painful rubbing.

Finally, this grueling day is over, I’m exhausted. Now I’m off to where they put me for the night. With my head lowered, I drag on to what I know will be a restless night. I sleep in a small dirty room with paint-pealed walls. It smells of my excrement, where else will I relieve myself? It’s cramped and depressing. My stomach churns at the smell. What an existence, I and the other horses of my labor have! I don’t have much of a life, knowing nothing but sorrow! I long for happiness!

Is this all there is? Majestic’s eyes filled with tears.  He was so drained. Can’t anyone see my misery?  During the day when I’m not pulling passengers, I stand tied to a pole with my head hung low in defeat. I long to hold my head high while trotting somewhere beautiful! If you look into my eyes, you’ll see what my life is really like. I’m begging someone, anyone, to rescue me while there’s still time!

Last week one of the other carriage horses frightened, by a bus, panicked, and ran into a parked car. Many people came to help get his bruised and bleeding body out of the middle of the street. That was the last we saw of him. I have a horrible feeling whatever happened to him wasn’t good!

A month ago, another one of my friends died right in front of me. I heard a man say it was because of the heat… Maybe if he wasn’t forced to work in the high temperature, he’ll still be alive today. I don’t know, maybe he’s better off, he looked bad, yet his owner worked him anyway. Shortly after that, a beautiful female mare called Dreamer, with a visible leg injury went down.

When she walked you could see she had trouble? Even in that condition, she was working. I could feel her pain. She went on until she couldn’t any longer. She collapsed and was quickly carted away by her owner. I looked for her over the next few days, but she just like the other horse didn’t return. I wonder what became of her.

Being hurt and, still forced to work leaves me little hope that she is getting any medical attention! I’m certain whatever happened to her like the horse that crashed into a parked car is as dreadful as the lives we’re forced to live daily!

I don’t want to end up like them! I want a happy life and not the miserable one I have! I don’t want to suffer any longer, wondering what will become of me! I know there are some good people in this world, I pray, they will help end our anguish! I live in expectation of that every day! Until then, our suffering continues!

Story five in eleven from the novella:

'Forgotten: The Saga of the World’s Abused and Unwanted Animals!'


Sunday, June 13, 2021

Please help, NYCACC is still killing even in a pandemic there are six dogs to be killed from June 17- 22nd. I have listed the two to be killed on June 17, 2021!


To be killed 6/17/2021






Even in these unprecedented times, the NYC ACC has continued to kill animals in their care. PLEASE -- CROSSPOST, TAG YOUR FRIENDS, PLEDGE for these dogs! They are NOT getting seen! For some, it is their VERY LAST chance! Please advocate for them now and widely or foster or adopt yourself.  For complete information on any of the pups you are interested in, click on their individual poster in this TBK folder.

 

HOW TO RESERVE A “TO BE KILLED” DOG ONLINE (only for those who can get to the shelter IN PERSON to complete the adoption process within 48 hours of reserving a dog, and only for the dogs on the list NOT rated New Hope Rescue Only*). Follow our Step-by-Step directions below!

  

*PLEASE NOTE THIS CAN ONLY BE DONE ON A TABLET OR A COMPUTER.  Phones will not work.


STEP 1: CLICK ON THIS RESERVE LINK: https://newhope.shelterbuddy.com/Animal/List

 Step 2: Go to the red menu button on the top right corner, click register and fill in your info.

 Step 3: Go to your email and verify account

 Step 4: Go back to the website, click the menu button, and view available dogs. It should read, "reserve in progress".

 That is YOUR reserve.

 Step 5: Scroll to the animal, you are interested in, and click reserve.

 STEP 6 (MOST IMPORTANT STEP): GO TO THE MENU AGAIN AND VIEW YOUR CART. THE ANIMAL SHOULD NOW BE IN YOUR CART!

Step 7: Fill in your credit card info and complete transaction Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC) nycacc.org

 * If a dog is Rescue Only, or you cannot get to the shelter in person, you must PM our page. Please consider adopting these babies whom the ACC will kill for being homeless.

  

Below is the link to view all six at-risk dogs:

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?vanity=mldsavingnycdogs&set=a.1363025130550420


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Thursday, June 10, 2021

Please Hurry! Calling on all New Jersey residents to vote PLEASE VOTE NOW A2319 and S1258 MOOSE'S LAW - prohibits animal abusers from owning pets.


New update: 

The bills coming up for a vote is on June 14, 2021, at 9:00, am (EDT)Location: This needs New Jersey resident's attention:

Bills to be Heard:

A1365 - Prohibits harassing or taking of certain wildlife at competitive event; establishes penalties.

S1258 - Prohibits persons convicted of criminal animal cruelty offenses from owning domestic companion animals and from working or volunteering at animal-related enterprises; establishes a presumption against pretrial intervention for certain persons; designated as "Moose's Law."

A2319 - Prohibits persons convicted of criminal animal cruelty offenses from owning domestic companion animals and from working or volunteering at animal-related enterprises; designated as "Moose's Law

Description:

Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors. The public may not attend the Committee meeting in person but may view and participate in the meeting via the New Jersey Legislature home page at: 

https://trackbill.com/committee/new-jersey-assembly-agriculture/675-2601/

Committee:

Agriculture

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The original article is below:

An article in the NJ Herald

Mike Deak Bridgewater 
Courier News

NJ 'Moose's Law' prohibits animal abusers from owning pets

Moose a dog that was stolen and left to die in a hot car! 

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by state Sen. Kip Bateman (R-16th) to prohibit convicted animal abusers from owning or working with pets has passed the New Jersey Senate.
“Moose’s Law” is named in memory of a New Jersey dog that was lured from his home property and killed at the hands of a supposed animal trainer. The law was passed unanimously by the state Senate on Monday.

“The monsters who commit atrocious animal abuses should not be allowed anywhere near pets, let alone be permitted to work with or own them,” Bateman said in a press release. “While animal abuse is already illegal in New Jersey, this measure expands and strengthens animal cruelty consequences and helps to ensure our furry friends are not unknowingly placed in the wrong hands. Protecting vulnerable pets from cruelty and mistreatment will save the lives of animal companions across the state.”

To read the rest of the article please, link on the original link below:


Considering the Pitbull Tori that was adopted off Craig's list by a dog, serial killed Matthew C. Wydrinski, of East Windsor, N.J. who withheld food from the dog for four long months until she passed away, tapping her last moments next to a new unused bowl his kids playing in the background. Matthew C. Wydrinski was arrested and only received forty hours of community service for his heinous crime and can own a dog in the future. A2319 and  S1258  must be passed!

Tori’s lifeless body after suffering for four long months at the hands of dog serial killer Matthew C. Wydrinski, of East Windsor, N.J.

Tori should have weighed a minimum of 40 pounds. When she died, she weighed only eighteen pounds! This vital law must be passed to protect mankind's greatest and loyal friends! 

To read more of Tor's story and, sign her petition please click on the link below her heartbreaking picture.


Tuesday, June 8, 2021

JUSTICE FOR ADOPTED DOG STARVED TO DEATH, and FILMED DYING ON CAMERA NEXT TO EMPTY FOOD BOWL!

PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE THIS VERY NECESSARY AND VITAL PETITION! 

Four months after her guardians allegedly decided to give her away for free to a “good home,” Tori the pit bull starved to death beside a brand new, empty food bowl her heartbreaking last moment's videotaped and posted the video online.

To view and sign the petition please click on the click below:

https://ladyfreethinker.org/sign-justice-for-adopted-dog-starved-to-death-and-filmed-dying-next-to-empty-food-bowl/

Tori’s lifeless body after suffering for four long months at the hands of dog serial killer Matthew C. Wydrinski, of East Windsor, N.J. 

Tori should have weighed a minimum of 40 pounds. When she died she weighed only eighteen pounds!


As I understand it Tori's family made the decision to rehome her after a break-up. They posted her on Craig's list offering her free to anyone wishing to adopt her. I have no doubt that her killer Matthew C. Wydrinski was looking for an opportunity such as this! A free dog was given to anyone that wanted her. His sick depraved nature must have gone into overdrive at the idea!

It is said that poor Tori would be the third dog to fall into Matthew C. Wydrinski's evil hands and die the long painful torturous death she was soon to face! People like Matthew have a need to act on their unholy impulses, they cannot help themselves! How he must have planned his deceitful takeover of Tori. I have no doubt he wanted Tori bad. His killer craving running high, he answered the advertisement and agreed to meet Tori's owners. He even brought his children with him for show. I understand Tor's owners watched her play with Matthew's children in a nearby grassy area. Satisfied Tori would have a good home, they handled Tori over to this heartless killer and set her dreadful fate! What Tori endured must never happen to another innocent pet! The slap on the wrist that his monstrous offender received was an assault to justice!

What kind of world do we live in when a crime against one of God's creations is taken so lightly? The laws must change and must change now starting with the revaluation of Matthew C. Wydrinski's sentence to one in which he does jail time! He will never stop unless he is stopped! He is a danger to all, especially other pets, and innocent children! He starved Tori in front of his small children and filmed her last moments with the sound of them playing in the background! Need I say more!

Please help by joining in the call to action explained below, it would help bring awareness to the fact that not only was this a very serious crime against a sentient being! 

This was not Matthew C. Wydrinski's first time doing this it was his 3rd which was never put in his report! He's a dog serial killer! 

A call to action: Please send a letter and call the 2 individuals Lady Freethinker's petition is targeting. The more the better. They hate to get blindsided by mail and phone calls and you know what sometimes the squeaky wheel gets greased.

NJ Assemblyman Craig J. Coughlin (D) Assembly Speaker

569 Rahway Ave, Woodbridge, NJ 07095

Phone: 732.855.7441

To contact right away NJ Assemblyman Craig J. Coughlin (D) Assembly Speaker:  https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=319

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NJ Assemblyman Louis D. Greenwald (D) Majority Leader

1101 Laurel Oak Road #150, Voorhees, NJ 08043

Phone: 856.435.1247

To contact right away NJ Assemblyman Louis D. Greenwald (D) Majority Leader:https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=155

Let it be known in your letter and or phone call that this was not a case of animal cruelty. This was planned. He took his kids to meet this happy, friendly family dog. He took it into his "care". He starved the animal to death. As a final goodbye to Tori, he took pics and a video with children laughing in the background as Tori took her final breaths. He posted it on social media. He has apparently done this to two other animals. Nobody in the court system from what we can see checked on the family dynamics of a sadist bringing up young children while a wife looks on. 

There is way more to this case than what meets the eye. This is a scary individual. I wonder if the Assemblymen would be okay with him living in their neighborhood. What do they have to say for the courts not even looking into the family's welfare? Oh, and let us not forget the new but empty dog dish that was supposed to nourish a family's new beloved pet sitting in plain sight next to an intentionally starved animal.

 

 

 

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