Petition calling for mandatory desexing of companion animals and appointing an independent animal welfare commissioner
This petition www.change.org... is to help prevent the situation of abandoned or unwanted kittens and cats, dogs and puppies from happening in NZ and could save a great deal of animal suffering.
The introduction of mandatory de-sexing would immediately achieve this- with exemption for breeders etc.
It also asks for 'an independent Animal Welfare Commissioner to be appointed to urgently investigate the poor state of animal welfare in New Zealand, as well as set up, and oversee, an animal welfare collective of all stakeholders that include agencies and advocates, such as animal rescue organisations, animal advocates, MPI, SPCA and Local Government Councils'.
Could anyone who agrees please sign and share the petition as widely as possible... it has been wholeheartedly endorsed by our current foster kittens who are in the lengthy process of transitioning to life as companion kittens after being abandoned to fend for themselves...
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