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Articles by Paula Moore

  • Jul
  • 23

PETA Prime Book Club Turns 1 … and Guess Who’s Helping Us Celebrate

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Last year about this time, PETA Prime kicked off our very own book club with Ellen Kanner ‘s wise and witty book Feeding the Hungry Ghost . In the past year, we’ve spotlighted everything from kids’ books and cookbooks to books about clever crows, dejected dogs, and extraordinary elephants. If you haven’t already joined the book club, sign up today to receive information about upcoming reviews, author …

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  • Jun
  • 24

The True Cost of Cheap Leather

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When a multistory building that housed several clothing factories collapsed in Bangladesh in 2013, killing more than 1,100 garment workers, the world got a rude awakening: Our cheap clothes come at a high cost to others. This issue is back in the news now that police in Bangladesh have filed formal murder charges against dozens of people for …

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  • Jun
  • 9

Are Meat-Eaters Selfish?

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According to a new study by an international team of researchers, your thoughts about marriage equality and racial justice could be linked to your affinity for steaks and sausages. In other words, if the idea of killing another living being for dinner doesn’t leave a bad taste in your mouth, then you’re probably not too bothered by …

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  • Apr
  • 16

PETA Prime Book Club: Great Reads for Grandkids

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Do you have a grandchild or young niece or nephew who loves animals and reading? Then we think you’ll want to pick up one (or more) of these animal-friendly reads for little ones that have recently come across our desks:

Hobbes Goes Home by Tami Crupi-Zeman and Bruce Zeman Jr.

Richly illustrated by Shaunna Peterson, this inspiring book …

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  • Mar
  • 24

PETA Prime Book Club: ‘Fix Your Mood With Food’

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What if every time we ate, we had “the opportunity to improve our quality of life”? According to Heather Lounsbury , author of Fix Your Mood With Food, we do!

Lounsbury, a Los Angeles–based acupuncturist, combines her extensive knowledge of Western nutrition, holistic health, and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) to illustrate how the foods we consume can impact not only …

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  • Feb
  • 9

Deal kindly with uninvited houseguests

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Early this morning, I was awakened by a sound that no homeowner wants to hear: chewing. Something, or rather someone, was in the attic, noisily munching away.

Although it can be unsettling to realize that you’re sharing your home with a family of squirrels or mice , we can’t really blame these animals for seeking shelter when snow and …

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  • Jan
  • 27

Declawing Cats Is a Mutilation, Not a Solution for Scratched Sofas

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New York state could one day be cats’ favorite place to live. That’s because New York Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal has penned a bill that would ban declawing statewide, except in those rare cases when it’s truly necessary for medical reasons, such as to remove a tumor.

And it’s about time. Declawing is a painful mutilation that should be illegal—and not just in New York. This cruel procedure is …

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