Campaign |Oceana SADLY THIS PICTURE IS LAKE ERIE AT LEAMINGTON DOCK

SADLY the photo above was tsken at the local Dock on Lake Erie #LEAMINGTON the MONARCH Butterfly  and TOMATO Capital  of CANADA . We noticed several ducks very young feeding on tiny fish that unfortunetely were hiding amongst rotted grass clipping and plastics of every variety …My heart broke as I tryed to shhhh them off but the little fish were to much of a temptation ….our waters are becoming cesspools of PLASTIC.  The very thing that made life so much easier is a killer and its destruction on our ecosystem may be our undoing ….please check out thia great link like I did and SHARE PLEASE

http://oceana.org/our-campaigns/plastics?utm_campaign=Advo&utm_content=20170814Plastic&utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Social&utm_id=0giohvw3eC7hbT

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BE THAT VOICE!!!

BE THAT VOICE

Be That Voice

The picture above is of my Thorbaby a rescue pup an American Staffordshire Bull Terrier who was caught up in the pitbull ban in a city near by…he was an incredible little guy.  And to no fault of his own very much at risk of being euthanized for being the wrong breed at wrong time. In his 9 years he gave us such joy and devotion until he passed away from cancer… he is missed to this very day, everyday.  So, it was seeing his picture tonight as I was looking for images for this blog that I became inspired to write this post.

This past month as I have delved through incredible amounts of news articles and posts and tweets the most disconcerting time is when I become almost overwhelmed by the amount of stories of abandoned dogs …cats ..pigs..horses, rabbits and reptiles.  Then there is all of the horrendous abuses that even in 2017 is everyday in the news and those are the cases we hear about. It is heartbreaking and frustrating all at the same time. News of the slaughter of the rhinos and elephants for their tusks….(thank goodness that China has put ban on ivory sales this past week). Then of course,  there is news of barbaric bills that are passed in U.S. that baffle the mind like the bill that allows hunting during hibernation and den trapping…for wolves and bears.  I cannot understand the mind set that allows these bills then I am reminded of how many thousands of dogs that were blanketed to be euthanized by pitbull and bully breed bans…most fuelled by sheer ignorance.  So having said all that, my message this week is that…WE BE THE VOICES FOR THOSE WHO CANNOT SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES

PROTECTORS OF THE DEFENCELESS!

Elle Robins