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Actors in Action for Nosey

This could mean a breakthrough for reaching the goal of getting Nosey to an elephant sanctuary.  This elephant has been held  by someone not interested in her well being for many years, ignoring her ailments, her pain, her natural needs. Though obviously affected by arthritis, Nosey is continually dragged around the United States to roadside flea markets and has to give rides to ignorant people. Now that the actress Kim Basinger has taken up the cause there might be help for Nosey.

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“CEI, AFNN, and SNN, have been working secretly for the last 5 months on behalf of our beloved Nosey, and today we can finally let you in on what we’ve been doing.
Nosey’s Storybook has been on quite an adventure lately, and it eventually found its way to Academy Award-winning actress, Kim Basinger, who today mailed Nosey’s book, a personal letter, and a list of organizations supporting her efforts, to former president, Bill Clinton. Kim is asking Bill Clinton to contact the USDA’s chief, Tom Vilsack, and request the USDA have Nosey re-examined. This may also include the participation of the Clinton Global Initiative, as well as Chelsea Clinton, who has a passion for elephants, and has campaigned for the ending of the illegal ivory trade, so we are very excited that Kim has made this decision to write to him and ask for his help!
There are many people and organizations I would like to thank, and I’ll start with our director, Richard Isley, who was CEI’s contact person for Kim Basinger and her manager, Hollywood producer, Oren Segal, at Radius Entertainment in Los Angeles. What started off as an offer by KIm to hold a fund-raiser for Nosey, which would have required Richard to travel to Florida, and negotiate the possible selling of Nosey with the Liebel family, evolved into Kim’s decision to write to Bill Clinton after Richard expressed his concern that Hugo Liebel would most likely refuse any offer, just as he had previously done with Hollywood mogul, and co-creator of The Simpson’s, the late Sam Simon, who reportedly offered $750,000 for Nosey. Kim then made the decision to write a letter to Bill Clinton, asking him to help Nosey.
We hope this news gives you optimism for Nosey’s future, and please thank Kim Basinger for her participation!! CEI fully believes that she will be successful in her efforts for Nosey.
And Kim’s new Warner Bros. movie, “The Nice Guys,” will be released on May 20, 2016, and also stars Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe.
And I would like to thank all of you for your difficult and heart-breaking work on behalf of Nosey. It has been a very long road for her, but now she has some new friends in high places. And so do we!
CEI will post a complete list of people and organizations supporting Kim and Nosey when we compile it, and I personally want to thank those few people who have kept our secret for the past 5 months!
Thank you everybody!
Joan Sumner, Overseas director, CEI” (CEI: California Environmental Institute)

You can read more here:

https://www.facebook.com/The-California-Environmental-Institute-517434771651003/

https://www.facebook.com/Action-for-Nosey-Now-549814465150851/?pnref=story

Heartbreaking Footage of Nosey: The Saddest Elephant

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Nosey in Distress

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When first becoming aware of the plight of elephants in general being exploited it seemed plausible to end their plight due to several issues. First of all, elephants are big and heavy. Second of all, they literally need tons of food. and third of all, they can easily hurt and even kill (intentionally of accidentally) a human being. But sadly, it turned out – as with many animal related issues – that greed and ignorance have turned this battle in an uphill one just like many others.

Nosey the Elephant has been touring the United States for many years. Her owner makes her give rides no matter her physical state. She has been seen with sores on her sides, with wounds on her legs, swaying back and forth in distress. But as long as there are people willing to pay and thereby giving the owner reason to keep her, chances are slim she will be released to an elephant sanctuary, even though the Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee has agreed to take her in.

A small group has been fighting for Nosey’s release to this sanctuary diligently. They have  been busy keeping track of Nosey’s whereabouts, have tried to inform people at the sights about the sad physical and psychological state Nosey is in, have tried to get her released, but until today to no avail.

Please spread the news, let friends and family know that paying for rides on any animal’s back is simply no fun for the animal at best, and often painful and crippling for these beings.

Please read more here:

https://www.facebook.com/Action-for-Nosey-Now-549814465150851/

Heartbreaking Footage of Nosey: The Saddest Elephant

Urge Congress to Take Action for Nosey the Elephant!

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/sangita-iyer/elephant-abuse_b_5769818.html

https://www.elephants.com

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Elephants: Their Ability to Memorize

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“To have a memory like an elephant” is a saying you can find in many languages. And it is not something new, either. So even though we know that the ability to remember is so great in elephants they are being abused on a daily basis. One of the main goals of two Facebook groups is the rescue of Nosey, the elephant who has been and still is being abused by the owner. There is an elephant sanctuary ready and prepared to take this elephant in – any time, any moment. Please share the sad story that will hopefully lead to a happy ending in 2016:

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/sangita-iyer/elephant-abuse_b_5769818.html

https://www.facebook.com/Action-for-Nosey-Now-549814465150851/?fref=ts

https://www.facebook.com/Nosey-The-Elephant-Needs-Our-Help-207161135983376/?fref=ts

https://www.facebook.com/groups/www.savenoseynow.org/

https://www.facebook.com/barbara.t.lovett?fref=photo

http://www.elephants.com/index.php

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Elephants and Endless Agonies

Many studies have been made on elephants, elephants in the wild as well as elephants in captivity. All have proven how intelligent, social, loving, caring, and emotional elephants mostly are. And how depressed they can get when deprived of their basic needs for well being.

Elephants will help their kin when in need, elephants will come to the rescue when they see another one hurting. They will stay with their dead, mourning vigilantly.

Knowing all of these facts, it is even more appalling what some of these beings have to live through. In Japan, there is Hanako. Hanako has been living in a concrete prison for over 61 years. In the United States, Nosey has been forced to “perform” even though she visibly shows signs of pain and has not been treated for the severe arthritis in her joints. Lucky, also in the United States, has been in captivity since 1962 and has been forced to stand on concrete floors most of her life.

All these stories could have a happy ending. All these elephants could be brought to one of the amazing elephants sanctuaries there are. One of them is the Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee. This sanctuary has already agreed to take in Nosey if her owner would only let her go.

There are many other sanctuaries around the world. The animals would all be better off if only they could get there.

Please read more and share:

https://www.thedodo.com/hanako-japan-elephant-61-years-1473985023.html?xrs=RebelMouse_fb

http://www.peta.org/action/action-alerts/congress-action-nosey/

http://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsandnature/the-stories-of-4-elephants-in-captivity-and-how-you-can-help/

https://www.elephants.com/meetElephants.php

http://www.sanctuaryfederation.org/gfas/

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Update on Nosey, the Elephant

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It is hard to believe that over six months have passed since rescue efforts have started to help Nosey go to her retirement home at an elephant sanctuary. Several animal welfare organizations have been trying to end the elephant rides, have tried to talk the owners of Nosey about letting her go, but until today to no avail.

Volunteers have continuously demonstrated at the sites where Nosey is being forced to work. Letters have been written, posters have been exhibited, demonstrations have taken place, but there has been no change.

What possibilities does the animal welfare community have to come to the aide of Nosey? If you have some advice please share it. You can contact either one of the following organizations:

http://www.peta.org/action/action-alerts/congress-action-nosey/

http://www.peta.org/about-peta/contact-peta/

http://aldf.org/about-us/contact-us/

https://www.facebook.com/saveallelephants?fref=nf

http://www.pawsweb.org

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The Plight of “Show Animals”

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It´s summer time, the kids are out of school, the weather is mostly nice, and parents are looking for some easy and fun entertainment for their family. Fairs are abundant all around the country, there are rides for all ages and shrieks and laughter fill the air.

There are also rides that mean torture and abuse: on the back of ponies, horses, and more exotic, elephants. Some of these animals have been going round in circles for many decades, no matter what kinds of aches and pains they feel. There is Nosey, who has not had a chance to get out of this life long abuse; there is Hope, walking with pain day in an day out. And there are many more. They are kept because people will pay to have their children enjoy a moment of “fun”. Mostly not knowing how many hours of sadness fuel a moment of pleasure for their child.

Some elephants die of exhaustion, some will simply collapse, some will try to run away. All have endured a life of imprisonment.

Please do not ride any animal for fun. Please tell the parents of your children´s friends not to keep this vicious circle of abuse going. If there is no money to be made, there will be no more pain.

You can read more about this here:

https://www.thedodo.com/elephant-rides-trek-1132645600.html

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Nosey-The-Elephant-Needs-Our-Help/207161135983376

https://www.elephants.com

http://www.idausa.org/campaigns/wild-free2/elephant-protection/hall-of-shame/2014-ten-worst-zoos-elephants/

http://www.ringlingbeatsanimals.com

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Nosey Needs News – Please Help

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Photo: PeTA

Here is one animal suffering for years and years, it is time to end this. Please spread the word, speak up, stand up, help:

“We’ve just learned that the suffering elephant Nosey (aka “Tiny”) is appearing at The Great Lakes Medieval Faire in Rock Creek, Ohio, again this year, even after an elephant expert and veterinarian observed Nosey at the fair in 2014 and warned fair owners that Nosey was showing signs of debilitating arthritis.”

Please sign the petition, please share, please speak up for Nosey:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Nosey-The-Elephant-Needs-Our-Help/207161135983376

https://secure.peta.org/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=5203

http://www.peta2.com/blog/nosey-elephant-abuse/

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/sangita-iyer/elephant-abuse_b_5769818.html

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