Jump to content
The Barracuda

O/T - Animal Rescue and the EU

Recommended Posts

Hey UE chums (and hopefully animal lovers)

I've a petition for you to have a look at, and hopefully sign.

Many tears is an animal rescue centre in West Wales that takes in all sorts from all over the UK and Eire. The rehoming policy in Ireland ('the pounds') is 5 days and then a rescue is euthanised as the resources are so stretched that there is not enough time to keep taking in stray's and to hold the rescues they currently have.

Many Tears have foster homes that take strays until the centre (based in Carmarthen) can find forever homes for them. They and many of the centres volunteers travel over to Ireland and bring back as many strays from the pounds as they can and place them in foster homes all over the UK until they can be rehomed fully in appropriate homes.

However, the EU is trying to get a bill passed that to transfer dogs from Southern Ireland to the Mainland that they have to have Rabies shots and be kept in quarantine for 21 days. This is unnecessary as Rabies has been eradicated from Britain and Ireland since the 50's but this is irrelevant to them.

Obviously this would mean hundreds, even thousands of animals would be put to sleep immediately as there just isn't the space to home them in Ireland until they can pass the quarantine period and come over to the mainland. Not even given a fighting chance :(

Here is some information on Many Tears -



Some info on Rabies -


And the petition in Question -


if you don't want to sign, that is your choice. But could you please post it up on your Social network sites. The more people who see it the more who possibly sign.

Thanks for taking 5 minutes out of your day to read my post


Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Similar Content

    • By Paradox
      Following on from our escapades here is another report from The Derpy Rotten Scoundrels Euroderp Tour earlier this year.
      Having spent the previous day dicking about by Lake Como, swimming in the lake, the lads got their broga on, whilst Disco Kitten put everyone to shame with her epic yoga skills. fortytwo went jungleering and spent the day battling beasts in the wilderness and arrived back after a fight with a snake. 
      Deciding we were on the move the next day we set up camp in a derelict house looking out over the lake. Chilled out with beer and did the only to do when your Euroderping and your derp has an awesome white wall, slammed Indian Jones and the Temple of Doom on the projector and settled in for the night!

      Our plan was to head for the Holy Grail of NPU, having visited previously I was still excited about the chance of a revisit. So we loaded up the limo and Zsa Zsa and headed off with a plan to hit the Animal Testing Facility on the way.

      This is another place that is proper trashed but good for a mini derp adventure. I have no idea of its full name, or where it is as I do an excellent job of sleeping as soon as Im in the car.
      Its a nice little walk in and there is still some interesting stuff in there to see.
      I've gleaned a little bit of history from some dude who went in 2016.
      The place belonged to a Swiss Company who were apparently big in the animal testing industry, they moved to this site and rented the building, however when the rental contract ran out they didn't renew the contract and it fell into disrepair.
      The land it is built on is partly poisoned, due to there being a chemical site their previously and isn't likely to be cleaned up anytime soon. A couple of years after the facility closed it was hit by a fire, causing acrid fumes to permeate the local area. Firefighters arrived and found evidence the fire had been started deliberately but were able to stop the fire fairly quickly. Although they contained the fire, the whole site had to be checked due to rumours of the facility being occupied by refugees and concerns over the local kids playing in the buildings. 
      The facility still has the animal operating/autopsy table in place and there is lots of medical equipment lying around, lamps, autoclaves and a gloved box unit.
      Anyway here's a few pics (all from my phone as I lost the ones I took on my camera )





















      Thanks for looking
    • By skeleton key
      • VID clip couryesy of Troglodite
    • By Wevsky
      The history on this place isn’t being quoted ,no doubt it will all come out in depth at some point just not by me and not today!
      Originally posted by Mr Raddog..big respect !
      This was our 2nd splore of the day which for me started with the alarm waking me up at 2.30am ,quick cuppa and in the car and on the road by 3am.
      After we’d got round sevs we headed for munch and then set off to meet Troglodyte and Peach for our tour round the labs..didn’t spend a huge amount of time here due to it being such a long day by the time we arrived,so not a huge amount of pics ,and none from the manor house.
      Visited with Space Invader Obscurity peach and Trog

      Apart from a brief glimpse of secca out of a window was a relaxed explore..Big shout to Trog And Peach for the invite on something ive wanted to see since the first report went up..
    • By Msix
      It was a morning it was sunny, 25 degrees. I already had a few hours of driving in my arms when I arrive at the castle. I do like my habit, a small tour around the castle to watch the outside architecture and also find an entry. I managed to find an entry that made me go through the underground. In the underground I find a small staircase to go up, it remains only a small door and I'm officialy in the place. My first impression (when i see the big orange staircase) was "there someone who still lives here" The furnitures are in perfect condition, nothing is damaged, the paint of some ceilings begins to flake ... I decides to explore at great speed in case something could happen. 45 minutes later, I'm outside and falls on the neighbors with whom I speak 1H. The neighbors, who are also the guardians of the castle tell me that since 1951 no one lives in the castle, but there is an owner today ... What luck to have been able to explore here. I let you appreciate the intérior. FULL SET on my web site: http://www.msixphotography.com/reports/gallery/chateau-jumanji/#reports Some pictures of this place:
    • By macc_explore
      The Visit
      After exploring Fletchers this was only a few miles down the road so decided to take a look and have to say we were all a bit disappointed, nothing on the ground floor and just mess on the first floor!
      Horse stables at the back were a bit strange.. would be interesting to know if anyone knows anything of the history of this part of the building

      The History
      Williamsons have been trading from the same premises in Mumps Bridge Oldham since 1920. This private family business is still run by members of the Williamson family. The business has grown considerably since the outset and now covers over two acres of warehouse space. Since 1969 they have become a major supplier of Fire Fighting and Rescue Equipment much of this equipment is to Home Office Specification and is available in both new and refurbished condition. Since 1975 they have also been suppliers of all variant types of new and refurbished conveyor systems.