We Inuneko Kyusainowa demand a stop to cruel dolphin hunting.

April 5, 2014
We Inuneko Kyusainowa demand a stop to cruel dolphin hunting.

The International Court of Justice has ordered the banning of research whaling by Japan.
Then finally Rakuten, Inc., which is the internet general service cooperation in Japan, gave the notification to prohibit selling whale meat and dolphin meat.


Rakuten Inc. will prohibit the selling of whale meat and dolphin meat.
They have notified all merchants in their internet shopping site “Rakuten Ichiba”.
They explained that their decision was based on the judicial decision by the United Nations International Court of Justice (ICJ).They also prohibited processed goods containing skin, fat and bone of those mammals.
This notification was sent in one day by e-mail to all stores.
These products are will be included in their guidelines on prohibited products.
They requested all stores delete them from the product information/order page.
Rakuten Inc. operates the biggest internet shopping site in Japan, which has over 40,000 shops.

テーマ : 動物愛護
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I believe that helping animals in need, existing in symbiosis with animals, and fostering a loving heart lead to an improvement in one’s character of kindness and generosity. The killing of animals due to decisions made by administration goes against my firm belief in preventing cruelty to animals. Animal Rescue Fund’s most important goal is to reduce the number of animals killed in Japan to zero by urging administration to change, reform, and improve the prevention of cruelty to animals. In order to reduce the number of animals in need, we work to raise awareness and support for the importance of sterilization operations. Each year, we spay and neuter more than 1000 stray cats. We are always putting animals up for adoption to help those lives already born in finding a loving home.

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We first opened our TNR Japan Animal Welfare Hospital in February of 2011 in an effort to make our dream a reality - to lower the number of dogs and cats killed in Japan to zero. At our hospital, we spay and neuter cats to reduce the number of unfortunate stray cats. Our hospital strives to help unfortunate animals in need of medical care.
The lives of numerous pets and livestock were lost as a result of the unprecedented earthquake and tsunami that occurred in Japan on March 11th 2011 and the radiation disaster caused by the stricken Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. Animal Rescue Fund goes directly to the 20km evacuation zone around the stricken Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant to rescue animals.
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We also work in urging the government and administration of Japan to support the protection of animals in need.





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