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Michael Vick

Ripped By Animal Org. --

You STILL Don't Care About Dogs!

7/18/2012 1:52 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Michael Vick doesn't really care about animals ... and should NOT be allowed to own another dog ... this according to the ASPCA.

After Vick went on CNN and told Piers Morgan he hopes to get a new puppy for his kids, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals immediately spoke out against the NFL star who spent 19 months in prison for illegal dogfighting. 

"Vick’s journey toward rehabilitation and redemption has not reflected any direct concern for the wellbeing of animals, and we’ve never heard him express a shred of empathy toward the dogs he brutalized and killed" ... the org. tells TMZ.

The ASPCA continues, "Rather than talk about the horrors and brutalities of dog fighting, Vick has instead chosen to focus on the consequences of getting caught."

"Vick’s actions have been simply self-serving and not remotely expressing remorse. Because of this, the ASPCA has serious concerns about Vick’s ability to be a responsible pet guardian."

In other words, don't expect to see Vick at the next ASPCA adoption event.

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31.

Boo    

Also this guy has to be one of the biggest idiots out there. People still think he's gross but they have forgotten about him and the horrible things he did. Instead of just quietly living life the moron goes on a show reminding everyone once again how much we all hate him.

724 days ago
32.

oink    

Vick dropped the soap while in Prison shower and got raped by ex KKK. yeah he is a changed man forever.

724 days ago
33.

sheri    

I still hate that MF.

724 days ago
34.

lxc420    

So how do you want him to show remorse? You are idiots.

724 days ago
35.

sheri    

I still hate that MF.

724 days ago
36.

Becky    

You critize Michael Vick who has natural talent but you continuosly forgive and allow second chance to Britney Spears .......... oh I forgot shes white. Its okay when your white to . Thats why George Bush was re-elected because he didn't do a good job as president or catch Osama Bin Laden but thats ok because..... you guessed it heeees white and from texas. Oh .....a dogs life is worth more than an Africian American mans life....... thats why you haters don't eat asian food because they eat cats , dogs and monkey brains in some parts of asia. They stock pile them in cages so they are ripe and ready for cooking. Oh...thats ok because they are not Africian. The ASCPA should focus on the puppy mills, **** fighting and the current abuse of animals not something that is soooo long ago.

724 days ago
37.

PitBullLover    

Yeah right....let's give him another dog AFTER HE IS locked in a small room with a heater on HIGH for days....and chained to a treadmill on auto til he can't walk anymore...and oh, yeah, how about after he is drowned and/or electrocuted??? NEVER FORGIVE EVER......beyond a monster. to torture INNOCENT animals shows what kind of monster he always will be...........

724 days ago
38.

Becky    

Beaver...... how do you know Vick was .... by KKK idiots.... were you there...were you one of the attackers. Just like your ancestors always stealing from the Africians.....you raped the women during slavery....and now you rape the men. Shame on you Beaver shame on you. Hey why do you KKK people hide behind cotton clown caps. Be proud not insercure show yourself so we know who you are. Vick holds his head up like a real man and takes all of your negative lashings and still keeps it moving.n Another thing to be jealous of. hey idea fo ya.... create your own team jersey and she how many people wear it.

724 days ago
39.

PitBullLover    

YOU WANT HATEFUL??? YOU GOT IT:

This is some of the information available to the public by ESPN.com news services on the Michael Vick indictment:

NFL star Michael Vick was indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of sponsoring a dogfighting operation so grisly the losers either died in the pit or sometimes were electrocuted, drowned, hanged or shot.

In March 2003, after a pit bull from Bad Newz Kennels lost in a fight, it said Purnell Peace consulted with Vick about the losing dog’s condition, then executed it by wetting it with water and electrocuting it.
About eight young dogs were put to death at the Surry County home after they were found not ready to fight in April 2007, the indictment said. They were killed “by hanging, drowning and/or slamming at least one dog’s body to the ground. Sometimes, dogs weren’t fed to “make it more hungry for the other dog.”

At the start, authorities seized 66 dogs, including 55 pit bulls, and equipment commonly used in dogfighting. About half the dogs were tethered to car axles with heavy chains that allowed the dogs to get close to each other, but not to have contact — an arrangement typical for fighting dogs, according to the search warrant affidavit.

the Department of Agriculture executed their own search warrant and found the remains of seven dogs.

Now all of you who insist this person can change his ways simply by being jailed go have your heads examined because there is something seriously wrong with YOUR thinking!

724 days ago
40.

PitBullLover    

ok you guys let’s get real.

You can never make the same mistake twice. The second time you make it, it’s no longer a mistake, it’s a choice.

The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.

“Every decision you make is not a decision about what to do; it’s a decision about who
you are.”

“The measure of a society can be how well its people treat its animals.” ~Mohandas Gandhi

“The question is not Can they reason? Nor Can they talk? But Can they Suffer”

“You can judge a man’s true character by the way he treats his fellow animals.”

724 days ago
41.

twinsies    

Owning a pet is a priviledge; that priviledge with his arrest.

724 days ago
42.

Becky    

Pitbull lover try your plan one your pit and let the world know how its goes for ya before you decide it should be done on Michael Vick. I'm sure some of your trailer park relatives might like to get rid of a child or two. beats going on Jerry Springer......LMAO

724 days ago
43.

PitBullLover    

I know, many think that he has paid his debt to society. He did time. He speaks out against dog fighting. He paid money towards the support of his surviving dogs.
But the fact is, had he actually been tried according to the animal cruelty laws in the state of Virginia, he would have been charged with twenty dogfights and the cruel deaths of nine dogs. He would have faced up to sixty-five years in prison.

Instead, he was able to plea bargain to one count of dog fighting got a three year suspended sentence for time served on the federal charges of one count of Conspiracy to Travel in Interstate Commerce in Aid of Unlawful Activities and to Sponsor a Dog in an Animal Fight Venture. He served 18 months of that 23 month sentence. And now, he’s making millions, and being held up as a role model.

How many of you think that he would have gotten the same sentence if he weren’t a famous football player?

724 days ago
44.

omfggirl    

really ya got to be kidding me... if he gets a dog.. then the world has go to hell in a hand basket ... NO DOG FOR VICK

724 days ago
45.

Becky    

Exactly....along time ago. not worth reading unless its a Current Event. Vick fans don't need head examinations there just people who are personally happy so they don't feel the need to be hateful and judgemental. I live in an area were you are not allowed to own a pitbull called Wild Flowers in Mount laurel NJ look it up its fabulous and MANY insurance companies won't insure homes that have that breed of dog so go figure.........

724 days ago
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