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  • Nov
  • 24

Sheep Kicked, Stomped, and Mutilated for Wool

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Everywhere eyewitnesses from PETA and its affiliates go, they see the same disturbing behavior. This time, a visit to a massive sheep farm in Australia revealed cruelty to sheep similar to that previously documented at farms and shearing sheds across Australia, the U.S., and Argentina.

  • Nov
  • 17

Help PETA in Three Minutes

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How can PETA supporters help animals in just three minutes without it costing a cent? Read on! If you bought a Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) television, computer screen, or laptop between 1995 and 2007, you are owed money from a settlement because the manufacturers of those products were price fixing and overcharging customers. We’ve made […]

  • Nov
  • 12

Downed Cow: The True Story of an Anonymous Animal Born Into the Meat Industry

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The truck carrying this cow was unloaded at Walton Stockyards in Kentucky one September morning. After the other animals were removed from the truck, she was left behind, unable to move. The stockyard workers used the customary electric prods in her ear to try to get her out of the truck, then beat and kicked […]

  • Nov
  • 10

What I Learned About Pit Bulls Woke Me Up

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As a social media assistant for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), I spend most of my days responding to people who post comments or questions on PETA’s Facebook and Twitter pages. But I recently visited PETA’s headquarters in Norfolk, Virginia, the Sam Simon Center, and volunteered with our fieldworkers for two days. […]

  • Nov
  • 4

Video: You Won’t Believe This Woman’s Reaction to Seeing Her Cat Again

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Beau hadn’t eaten for a long time. Nothing. He couldn’t hold on much longer, so we hoped for a miracle—and with help from PETA, he got one.

  • Oct
  • 30

Keep Your Cat Indoors on Halloween and All Year Round

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When my mom was a little girl, she had a favorite black cat named Midnight. He was one of more than a dozen former strays who had wandered into the family’s life, drawn by the abundance of cat food that was always set out on the front porch. Occasionally, one of the cats would mysteriously […]

  • Oct
  • 20

What’s the Kindest Thing We Can Do for Pit Bulls?

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Pit bulls are abused specifically because of their breed. That’s why they need breed-specific measures to protect them, writes PETA President Ingrid Newkirk.

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