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ANIMALS ARE DYING AT SANTEE ALLEY! Please help us combat animal cruelty in the Los Angeles Fashion District.

Tuesday
Apr062010

Officers on Alert for Animals Being Sold Illegally in L.A.'s Fashion District

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by Carla Hall

It’s springtime and there’s a bumper crop of unweaned animals being sold illegally on the sidewalks of L.A.'s downtown fashion district.

Los Angeles police Officer Matthew Shafer, who patrols the streets and lots around the Santee Alley shopping mecca, was routinely scouring a Wall Street parking garage on Easter Sunday when he spied a man rustling plastic in a van and went to investigate.

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Sunday
Apr042010

BWF Featured by Best Friends: Easter Bust Saves 23 New Bunnies

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by Carrie Jones
Lejla Hadzimuratovic of Bunny World Foundation welcomed 30 baby rabbits in serious condition into her home after police raided a Santee Alley vendor who intended to illegally sell them as pets for the upcoming Easter holiday. Bunny World Foundation has an IMMEDIATE need in the Silverlake area for volunteers and funds to provide daily care for baby rabbits confiscated in the downtown Los Angeles police raid.

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Thursday
Apr012010

"Easter Bunnies" Seized by LAPD and Rescued by BWF

Rabbits, Turtles, Iguanas Rescued from L.A. Street Corner

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KTLA News - 11:50 AM PDT, March 18, 2010

LOS ANGELES -- Police have seized more than a hundred animals, including 35 miniature rabbits, 79 turtles, 1 parrot, and 6 iguanas, that were being sold illegally on a street corner in downtown Los Angeles.

  
LAPD Officer Matthew Shafer (Central Area Patrol Division) comitted to eradicate illegal animal vending in Santee Alley, reunites with Lucky Bunny #605 during his visit to BWF

"The illegal sales of animals is a perennial problem in the Fashion District, especially as certain holidays approach, like Easter," according to LAPD Lt. Paul Vernon.

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Monday
Mar292010

BTW Featured in LA Times: Baby Bunnies Rescued from Downtown L.A. Streets

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by Carla Hall

The bunnies sat in stacked cages on the downtown sidewalk. They nibbled on lettuce as passers-by stopped to pet them. How much? A young woman cheerfully named her price. ($20 is the going rate.)

"No photographs," she said, passing a hand in front of a rabbit as a photographer snapped pictures.

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Sunday
Mar282010

BWF Featured in LA Times: A Rabbit Rescue in Downtown L.A.

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By Carla Hall´╗┐

The bunnies sat in stacked cages on the downtown sidewalk. They nibbled on lettuce as passers-by stopped to pet them. How much? A young woman cheerfully named her price. ($20 is the going rate.)

"No photographs," she said, passing a hand in front of a rabbit as a photographer snapped pictures.

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