PETA has pushed hard over the years to reduce the sum total of suffering in the meat, dairy, and egg businesses, because to reduce suffering makes a whale of a difference if you are a pig or chicken on a factory farm, and we’ve stopped protests outside, say, Burger King or McDonald’s, when they’ve agreed to reforms …
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If you’ve ever helped a loved one choose a retirement community, you know how important it is to ask a lot of questions before making a decision. For people with four-legged friends, one of the most pressing questions is “Do you allow animals?”
Not so long ago, the answer was likely to be “No.” But fortunately, that’s …
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You can tell a lot about a person from their body language. Well, the same applies to our four-legged friends. Here are some tips from my book 250 Things You Can Do to Make Your Cat Adore You to help you better understand the messages your cat is sending you.
Kittens who were weaned too early, or who just plain miss their mothers or the pleasant sensation of …
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Want to know how to be healthy and cruelty-free? No worries—eating vegan is easy! Get all your answers and more with PETA’s “Wondering About a Vegan Diet?” infographic, and don’t forget to share this infographic on Facebook .
Are you ready to eat healthy? Pledge to go vegan for 30 days! Check out our vegetarian/vegan starter kit and free mouthwatering recipes for cooking inspiration!
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Crohn’s disease is a gastrointestinal condition that plagues victims with extreme stomach pain and diarrhea. One reporter described Crohn’s disease this way: “[T]hink of the worst stomach flu you ever experienced. Then imagine trying to live with that every day. … This is a disease characterized by pain and extreme embarrassment. Those who have it don’t talk about it.”
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PETA’s Oakland staffers love their monthly vegan potlucks as much they love encouraging people to start on the path toward adopting healthier, animal-friendly cuisine.
Each year, PETA’s vegetarian/vegan starter kit helps thousands of people discover just how easy—and tasty—dropping meat, dairy products, and other animal-based foods from their meals can be.
That’s why PETA’s Oakland office held a compassionate cook-off that …
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I went vegetarian in 1996. Shortly after that, I went vegan . I’ve lived a cruelty-free lifestyle for almost 14 years, and I now find it to be easy and very fulfilling. But it wasn’t always so effortless for me. The two biggest difficulties I experienced when making the switch were having cravings for the animal-derived products that I wanted …
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