Some good news at last for our animal friends.
Please take a moment to write to officials at the National Institutes of Health and ask them to end cruel brain experiments on cats at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Following an extensive PETA campaign, Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL) confirmed that it has ended the use of cats in painful and crude intubation training drills and is joining the hundreds of other facilities across the country that teach people to save babies’ lives by exclusively using sophisticated lifelike simulators.
The change in WUSTL’s program comes just six weeks after PETA released undercover video footage of cats having hard tubes forced down their throats in the school’s Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) course, offered in conjunction with St. Louis Children’s Hospital. WUSTL was the last facility in the country that PETA knows of that was still using animals for the PALS course.
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