It’s only being a day and a half since i asked you whether Should Circuses Using Animals Be Boycotted? but since a whopping 649 of you have already voted (as of 6am on Jan 13 2014), i thought i’d share the result whilst it’s more local (as my blog may appear elsewhere on the net later today – although welcomed, if outside animal rights find it, their voting would likely change the outcome and cloud what locals really think). If your participation was as enthusiastic on every issue i presented on this blog, we would likely alter the face of … ‘Click here to read full article…’
Mclaren Circus, the biggest in South Africa, landed in Knysna High School’s field like a wedge between our community. On one side, there are those wishing to see wonder sparkle in their children’s eyes (as it happened for them when they were a child) whilst the other, mostly white people, are screaming, “poor animals”. Mclaren Circus is no stranger to controversy, maybe more so for conflicts with public conscience than for ‘direct’ mistreatment of its animals. “Mistreatment” and “animal cruelty” have, over time, shifting definitions.'Click here to read full article...'