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Circus boycott - who's in?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by JoWDC, Aug 19, 2009.


  1. JoWDC

    JoWDC PetForums VIP

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  2. noushka05

    noushka05 Unicorn denier. Snowflake. Activist ;)

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    i hate circuses that use animals!:mad: so im in!!!
     
  3. DevilDogz

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    I HATE them! :cursing: Never been to one and never would!
     
  4. MADCAT

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    I would never go to one, so i am in
     
  5. MySugar

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    I went to one as a kid, my Dad took me. I sat on an elephant. I AM IN :mad:

    HATE them!! And Zoo's.
     
  6. shezzy

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    Ive never been to a circus with animals.
    And i would never go to one, these animals suffer greatly :(:(
    Im in.
     
  7. kelseye

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    it make me so :mad: i hope the elephants kill them people!!!!!
     
  8. Classyellie

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    I'd never go to one :cursing: hate them so I'm in
     
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    i have been to a circus once - ever but im not goin ever now :(
     
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    I couldn't click the link...but I am so sure i'd agree if I did :mad:
     
  11. westie~ma

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    I went to one as a child, I remember that they had tiger cubs.

    I wouldn't go to one now and I won't take my children and I've explained why to them. I don't like that sort of thing not even the ones that don't have animals just not my cup of tea at all.

    I'm in.
     
  12. hazel pritchard

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    This circus comes to the town where i live,and will be on the field where the club i belong to trains (the club does not own the field) myself and others do not train when the circus is here,it disgusts me what they do with these animals
     
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    My sisters friend was killed by a performing elephant that just went crazy while they were in the crowd, even her family don't blame the elephant, they blame the people who forced her into a situation where she went crazy. I would never go to a circus or anywhere else that made animals perform for my pleasure.
     
  14. Acacia86

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    I'm in.

    I have only been to one and it came over here for part of the tour (from Russia...i think) and it didn't have any animal acts at all. It never has. So i didn't mind going!

    I despise any animal act in a circus. Even domesticated. Let alone wild animals that only have 3 places in this world....

    1. The wild!

    2. Nature reserves

    3. Conservation
     
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  15. Shelley Cat Lover

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    Animals in circuses are just wrong, but I find one thing puts me off going even more...

    ... clowns. They're just too creepy looking. :eek:
     
  16. Kinjilabs

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    Im in,cant be doing with cruelty to any animal:mad:
     
  17. Acacia86

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    Lol!! Me to i have a phobia of clowns! I made sure i knew when the clowns were coming on and i left 10 mins before! I only went because it was a 'surprise' and i would have felt awful if i didn't at least try to see it! I only saw the trapeze artists, tightrope stunts and juggling plates/balls etc by 'normally' dressed people lol!
     
  18. Shelley Cat Lover

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    It;s the facepaint and the noses. Fuelled by a the creepiness of clowns in IT and Poltergeist.

    But back on topic - circus animals = bad. I only found out recently that there are places big cats are bred for circus use, terrible! :(
     
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    I saw this on the news how can someone hit an elephant with a hammer.
    I really thought that is was against the law in the UK to have animals in a circus, I can't believe that it's still allowed.:mad:
     
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    Muy mum took us to a circus when we were on holiday somewhere. I left before half way. I could just about bear the clowns (I hate them, I really do) but as soon as those lovely horses came on showing the whites in their eyes I could not watch.

    My son's aunty takes him to the circus when it goes to her town, but the only animal in it is a dog who does tricks, he belongs to the circus master.

    I cannot stand animals being used to amuse humans like they do with the elephants, horses, tigers etc! I hate the conditions they are kept in! And the way they are forced, they look so scared!

    There was a circus visiting near us, it had horses and I took the posters down off the lamp posts!

    xx
     
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