(CBS) Mira Tweti and Zazu, her pet parrot, are inseparable. Not because Tweti (pronounced Tweety, and yes, that's her real name) wants it that way, but because Zazu demands it, CBS News correspondent Bill Whitaker reports. Tweti explains, "With a parrot there's only one place for everything in your home ... and that's on the floor. He's a huge amount of work."
1. You can use NAIA's Capwiz tool to send an automatic email or fax to each of the Representatives who will hear this bill to ask them to KILL HR 669. Here's the link to send your email using Capwiz: www.capwiz.com/naiatrust/
2. Included in the PDF is a list of the Congressmen sitting on the Committee voting on this Bill. You can also contact them via the information provided in the PDF below, but please use the CapWiz too, to show a united front on this.
3. The following website provides more information and makes it very easy. www.nohr669.com
And please, pass this along to anyone and everyone, whether they own a pet or not. Even a simple NO to HR669, is better than silence.
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With World Animal Week (October 4th-10th) right around the corner, we wanted to invite you to join us in celebrating animals by participating in our "Animals Matter to Me" campaign - the biggest ever global animal welfare initiative linking the entire animal welfare movement under one strategic goal - global recognition that animals are sentient beings, capable of feeling pain and suffering.