Articles by Kerry Anderlik

  • Sep
  • 25

Organizing Your Vegan Potluck

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Vegan potlucks are a wonderful way to enjoy great food and great company, but more importantly, they also provide a terrific opportunity to reach beyond our own circles and expose others to the vegan lifestyle. I have read studies that say the average American eats 96 animals a year. Just imagine, you can save 96 animals each and every year if you …

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  • Jun
  • 17

Adopting Senior Cats

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Most of the people I know already have a houseful of cats and are maxed out on the number of cats they can care for. I also know people who love cats, but they only have one cat because they are afraid that their older cat “hates other cats.”

If you have been considering adopting another cat to keep your cat company , now might be the perfect time. Many of the …

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  • Jan
  • 23

Quirky Cats: It Must Be Something in Their Water

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I wonder how many other PETA Primers share their homes with cats who are water crazy? If you do, you know exactly what I mean by “water crazy.”

Some water-crazy cats park themselves at one particular sink and stay there for hours, crying for someone, anyone, to come and turn on the faucet. They bat at the water and …

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  • Nov
  • 22

Our Mom’s Famous Vegan Holiday Roast

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We long ago solved the Thanksgiving (and holiday) turkey-dinner “problem.” Our Ma’s recipe for a vegan holiday roast and two different gravies is below. It’s become a true tradition in our family. As you can see, the roast is really a high-protein “dressing,” and just a warning–this recipe makes a very large amount, so make sure that …

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  • Jul
  • 25

Mornings in the Menagerie

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Mornings are my favorite part of the day. My big old dog Zoey wakes me up like clockwork at 5 a.m. each morning with kisses to tell me it’s time for her to go out. The three young kitties sit patiently by the bed, waiting to follow me in line—like I am the Pied Piper—upstairs to the cat room/office …

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  • May
  • 9

How I Decide What Charities to Support

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I am sure that I am not the only one who receives phone calls and mailings from charities requesting donations, and I am sure that I am not alone in feeling uneasy about the economy and the future. While many of us cannot afford to give more right now, we can educate ourselves to give smarter. I …

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  • Apr
  • 25

Growing Catnip

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I love to garden, and my kitties love to party, so growing catnip is a natural fit! I haven’t been successful growing catnip indoors in pots because my cats can’t keep their paws off it. As soon as the first plant emerges, they dump the pots over and start rolling around in the dirt. We are all …

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