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The Shorty Interview
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What's your best tweet?
Not my best, but a fav: RT @aldfanimallaw: Victory for Tony! Court rules current permit must be revoked, can't be renewed. #FreeTonyTiger
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
Mmmm, I live at a truck stop... ;( GRRRR!!!!
Twitter or Facebook?
What feature should Twitter add?
A way to edit your tweets, I make lots of mistakes typing with these huge paws ;)
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
Some of the #tigers who live @ sanctaurys like Mac @WildcatHaven or Lilly @WCSanctuary or China Doll @BigCatRescue
Why should we vote for you?
To help raise awareness 4 me & the est. 5,000-10,000 privately owned tigers in the U.S. http://ow.ly/8lDbd
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
How do you make your tweets unique?
If something makes me angry...GRRRR!!!! ;(
What inspires you to tweet?
Roaring 4 tigers like me in U.S. kept as pets, in circuses, roadside zoos & tiger cubs exploited in photo ops http://ow.ly/8lGlC GRRRR!!!!
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Be nice :) U can make some awesome friends on Twitter, and if you're tweeting 4 a cause, you can reach a lot of people & get great support.
How long can you go without a tweet?
What question are we not asking here that we should?
Why is there a #tiger illegally kept as a roadside attraction at a Louisiana truck stop?! http://aldf.org/ar...
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
Admire? That would have to be Miss Lucy @LucyLiberte #ILOVELUCY She's raising awareness 4 #elephants like herself who live in zoos ;(
Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?
@IAmSmittyKitty Heez a pawsum cat hoo tawt me ta speek Smittyese & heez a grrr-r8 furiend. #SmittyRocks
Why should people follow you?
To learn more about privately owned tigers in the U.S. and support The Big Cats & Public Safety Protection Act
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
@LucyLiberte an elephant who lives alone @ the Edmonton Zoo @IamSmittyKitty my little buddy & @FreeTonyTiger who's trying to help me.
How do you decide what to tweet?
I try to help my friends @LucyLiberte & @SaveOurNJBears & @NoCircusAnimals & support @aldf @bigcatrescue @wildcathaven & @WCSanctuary
How has social media helped bring your family closer together and #keepgoodgoing?
I've found a family on Twitter - ALL of my pawsome friends who support me & keep me pawsitive & hopeful.
Why'd you start tweeting?
To raise awareness for privately owned tigers in the United States.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Twitter has made people aware about me and the serious problem of privately owned tigers in the U.S.
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
Twitter can be a grrrr-reat platform to make a difference for animals - I hope more people take advantage of that.
How will the world change in the next year?
Positive changes for me, @LucyLiberte & Limba by getting homes in sanctuaries & an end 2 animals being used in the circus.
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
I hope there will an increased awareness for the welfare of animals & there will be better protection & rights for us all.

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♔ Victoria Petz ♔
♔ Victoria Petz ♔ @USAHoran
I endorse @TonyTiger2000 in the Shorty category #nonhuman because... He deserves to be free!
Laura
Laura @ISF_MNSupport
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Jacky Junior @LiveBeforeUDie
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Sheilah Bebbington
Sheilah Bebbington @5coolcats
I nominate @TonyTiger2000 for a Shorty Award in #nonhuman because...he has endured far too long living in a truckstop.
Lorelei Owen
Lorelei Owen @Lorel_EE
I nominate @TonyTiger2000 for a Shorty Award in #nonhuman because he's stuck in a truck stop waiting for #freedom.
Mel Ashton
Mel Ashton @NaughtyLoyalMel
I nominate @TonyTiger2000 for a Shorty Award in #nonhuman because...He should be free,no longer live his life of hell
Sprat24
Sprat24 @Sprat24
I nominate @TonyTiger2000 for a Shorty Award in #nonhuman because...Tony has suffered long enough. FREE TONY!
Melissa Cook
Melissa Cook @ozcookie
I nominate @TonyTiger2000 for a Shorty Award in #nonhuman because... he needs to be rescued & his story told!
Ann Heizer
Ann Heizer @annheizer
I nominate @TonyTiger2000 for a Shorty Award in #nonhuman because... it is CRUEL!!
Carol L.
Carol L. @longtailforever
I nominate @TonyTiger2000 for a Shorty Award in #nonhuman because...he deserves better.
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Justice4Tony @Justice4Tony
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Danette Hörberg
Danette Hörberg @frenchmix
I nominate @TonyTiger2000 for a Shorty Award in #nonhuman because he deserves better. 24 yrs of lonely captivity!
sivham
sivham @sivham2
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Cheyla
Cheyla @Cheyla
I nominate @TonyTiger2000 for a Shorty Award in #nonhuman because he raises awareness for the suffering of Tigers in Am
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Irina
Irina @irina_isf
I nominate @TonyTiger2000 for a Shorty Award in #nonhuman because...he deserves to be FREE in a sanctuary.