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[New Zealand] VIDEO: Deadly diseases in pets, including fish, linked to secondhand smoke

The SPCA is asking pet owners to think twice... Even household fish are not immune... "Think about a cat, what does it spend most of its time doing? Licking its fur,"Andrea Midgen from Auckland SPCA told ONE News.
TVNZ (nz)
added Jun 6, 2016 17:53
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Picture Paw-fect: How The Internet’s Best Animal Memes Are Reducing Secondhand Smoke

DoSomething.org and truth created the Four-Legged Finishers campaign, which gave our furry friends a voice in the movement to FINISH smoking for good. Over 63,228 DoSomething.org members signed up to submit hilarious animal pics with captions about how ci
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 2, 2016 14:39
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Animal rights group: FDA’s e-cigarette regulations will kill critters

the FDA is encouraging e-cigarette manufacturers to meet with its Center for Tobacco Products to discuss what, if any, animal testing the agency considers “appropriate” or whether non-animal tests may be acceptable. “The CTP will expect manufacturers to
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Jun 2, 2016 02:45
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[New York] A Humane Revolution

IN 1903, New Yorkers executed an elephant on Coney Island, effectively torturing her to death. Accounts vary a bit, but it seems Topsy was a circus elephant who had been abused for years and then killed a man who had burned her on the trunk with a cigar
New York Times
added May 16, 2016 14:45
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LEONOWICZ: Why ‘Shadowhunters’ Star Katherine McNamara and Her Puppy Are Barking Out Against Secondhand Smoke

Katherine, the ever-doting dog parent and animal-lover, knows that pets are twice as likely to get cancer if their owners smoke... Katherine, the ever-doting dog parent and animal-lover, knows that pets are twice as likely to get cancer if their owners s
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 4, 2016 06:13
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[Washington] Dogs, cat die in Vancouver house fire caused by cigarettes

Three pets died in a fire that destroyed a manufactured home in Vancouver’s Rose Village neighborhood Sunday....The fire was caused by a cigarette that was put out in a plastic trash can on the exterior deck, Lawry said.
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added May 2, 2016 19:20
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[Florida] The effects of secondhand smoke on pets

It's a topic Pensacola veterinarian Dr. Laura Hall deals with often.... Hall said pets that live in homes with smokers often have coats stained with tobacco smoke residue. "The animals are full of smoke. You can bathe them ten times and the smell won't c
WEAR TV3 (Pensacola, FL)
added Apr 30, 2016 18:58
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[Cuba, Florida] ARCHIVE: VIDEO: Avian Artistry, With Smuggled Cigars

Duke Riley, a Brooklyn artist, trained 50 homing pigeons to fly from Havana, Cuba, to the Florida Keys carrying illicit cigars and cameras to record the journey.
New York Times
added Apr 28, 2016 20:26
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[Cuba, USA] 2,000 Pigeons Will Put on a Light Show in Brooklyn

Mr. Riley, a rugged-looking 43-year-old Boston transplant, has used pigeons to carry his message before. For his 2013 piece “Trading With the Enemy,” he dispatched a small flock from Havana to Key West. Half of the birds smuggled back Cuban cigars attache
New York Times
added Apr 28, 2016 20:26
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[California] Smoking banned from San Francisco parks for animal health

The goal is to reduce cigarette butt litter and improve health conditions for park visitors, including furry and feathered friends, and water-dwelling wildlife. They said billions of cigarette butts flow into the San Francisco Bay annually and harm fish,
CBS
added Apr 27, 2016 18:19
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