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  • Oct
  • 1

Dissection: Cut It Out!

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October is National “Cut Out Dissection” Month so we’re re-posting this moving article from the PETA Prime archive. Did you know that October is “Cut Out Dissection” Month? PETA is active in schools across the country, educating teachers and students about alternatives to the unnecessary and cruel practice of dissection. I was thrilled to hear […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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