Stop the Horrific Ripping-Apart of Fox-Cubs in Illegal Fox-Hunt 'Cubbing'!

  • by: Hayley Caldaralo
  • target: DEFRA and the National Wildlife Crime Unit of the Police

Please sign this petition to help to stop the barbaric killing of fox-cubs. 'Cubbing' starts in August and ends in November each year. In the name of hunting, young fox-cubs are used to train young hounds, in a reduced woodland with little to no chance of escape before being ripped apart. Underground holes - fox earths and badger setts - are blocked to prevent the cubs having a safe place to hide. If these poor creatures escape underground, 'terrier-men' are on hand to ensure that they dig out the fox-cub. Hunt followers surround the woods to ensure that any terrified fox-cubs trying to escape are 'flushed out' and scared back into the mouths of the pack of hounds.

There need to be much tighter controls on ensuring that the illegal act of 'cubbing' does not take place and strict sanctions for those whom aid and abet it. Over 80% of people in the United Kingdom are against hunting in the United Kingdom. Please sign this petition and demand that our government and Defra uphold the law against this cruel and outdated practice, so that 'cubbing' is consigned to the history books forever. 

Update #77 months ago
We are thrilled to invite all of you caring signees and your friends to our peaceful demo and delivery of the anti-cubbing petition, featuring some impressive guest-speakers. See the Facebook page, 'Stop Hunting Fox-Cubs!' for details and ‘like’ the page to stay informed. Well done all for joining this campaign!
Update #68 months ago
Time is running out!
As we've seen in the news this week, Hunts are getting themselves ready for 'Cubbing' season, with the South Herefordshire Hunt being caught red-handed feeding live cubs to their hounds! They are not alone.
Please continue to encourage others to sign for the cubs! Thank you.

Please share the Hunt Investigation Team's ground-breaking footage of this cruelty:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iwwfwUsLDEY
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