I hope for Duffgirl and I to have been able to help Mostachón find a suitable home. This lovely male cat wandered near our house last night, and stole our hearts. Update: He came to greet us Saturday, Sunday and this morning. Thankfully, he`s growing used to us feeding him and petting him. This should… Read More By the time you read this post
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Grist reports on Domino’s decision to continue using the crates which Temple Grandin has likened to “asking a sow to live in an airline seat.”
Endless suffering of strays prompts exile. A Duffboy six-word memoir, inspired by a Guatemalan town’s overt neglect towards stray dogs.
Not to be in a Debbie Downer mode, but I’ve been meaning to start a series of posts related to corporate sponsors of rodeos and other so-called attractions that foster animal cruelty. Mad props to SHARK (Showing Animals Respect and Kindness). Here are a few corporations that have been publicly linked to rodeos: Bank of America Enterprise… Read More Does your brand support animal cruelty?
That is what I call commitment. “Hello. My name is CircusesHurtAnimals.com.” Could you ever forget that name? Formerly known as Dan Carron, PETA Foundation staffer CircusesHurtAnimals.com is using that simple introduction to draw awareness to the circus’s routine animal abuse. Now that his driver’s license is officially changed, CircusesHurtAnimals.com only has to say his name to educate… Read More CircusesHurtAnimals.com
Last year, as I was reading Jonathan Safran Foer’s book Eating Animals, the author described Knut, the first polar bear to be born in the Berlin Zoo in thirty years. He had the opportunity to visit Knut, while in Germany, and had a first hand glimpse into the massive popularity of the animal: there were… Read More Knut’s death: captivity, greed and double standards
Remember a few months ago I told you I wanted to read Eating Animals, by Jonathan Safran Foer? Well, I did… and it changed my life. There’s so much I wish to write about it, but I’ll just start by quoting part of page 255, after a testimonial from a factory farm worker describing the… Read More Delusion?