‘Bloody Tracks’ and Slow Painful Deaths: PETA Opposes Avon Lake Bow Hunting
Group issues "Action Alert" after reading article on Avon Lake Patch.
The alert says, “Your voice is needed!” and urges supporters to contact Avon Lake leaders by email.
“Bowhunting is among the cruelest forms of hunting,” the alert said. “Bowhunters often spend hours following bloody tracks before finding wounded deer. Many are not found, and their deaths are slow and painful. It can take weeks for them to succumb to their injuries. Families are then torn apart, and young and weak animals starve or die of dehydration.”
PETA is the largest animal rights organization in the world, with more than 3 million members and supporters. The organization focuses on four areas where it says the largest numbers of animals suffer the most intensely for the longest periods of time. Those are factory farms, the clothing trade, laboratories and in the entertainment industry, but the organization will also become involved on other matters.
“We also work on a variety of other issues, including the cruel killing of beavers, birds, and other "pests" as well as cruelty to domesticated animals,” according to the PETA’s website.
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