Articles by Ingrid Newkirk

  • Oct
  • 22

Want to Fight Breast Cancer? Think Green

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The most potent weapon against breast cancer could be in your kitchen.

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  • Oct
  • 16

Cats and Their Claws

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We cat lovers all have the same issue. What to do with our sweet little ones when they go on clawing around! We all know that declawing is a no-no, so what to do?

Here is an excerpt from my book Making Kind Choices , which discusses the issue.

Cats have to scratch as surely as birds gotta fly, …

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  • Sep
  • 25

For These Animals, Work Never Ends

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He will work from dawn into the night and sleep on the road or beside his owner’s hut on the ground in all weather, seldom with shade or shelter.

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  • Aug
  • 12

Try Vegan, and You Won’t Be Left High and Dry

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When news hit that Detroit was cutting off water to thousands of residents who were behind in paying their bills, the critics, not surprisingly, came out in full force. What might surprise you is that some of those throwing stones were aiming not at city officials but at PETA—after one of our members hit upon a way …

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  • Jul
  • 10

Selecting Candles Without Tallow, Paraffin, or Beeswax

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Like many people, you may be asking: What makes a candle vegan and cruelty-free? What harmful products are often used in candles?

I addressed these very questions in a chapter in one of my books, Making Kind Choices :

Shopping for candles, whether to light the table for that special romantic evening, votive candles to float in …

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  • Mar
  • 31

To Honor the Legacy of César Chávez, Eat Your Veggies

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César Chávez is an American hero, and I had the honor of meeting him some 30 years ago, when PETA presented him with an award for recognizing that nonviolence begins with what we eat. A new Hollywood biopic about the celebrated labor leader opened on March 28 and people across the nation recognize March 31 as César Chávez …

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  • Feb
  • 12

Dogs are dogs, not dolls

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For the first time, dogs of diverse lineage had their day at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show. Perhaps prompted by the growing number of people who adopt lovable “Heinz 57s” instead of buying “purebreds,” Westminster allowed mutts to compete in its agility competition this year. It’s a nod to society’s newly raised consciousness about and appreciation …

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