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Home & Garden

  • Aug
  • 31

7 Must-Have Vegan Cookbooks

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When I stopped eating animals more than 25 years ago, many vegan cookbooks (when you could even find them) were a little uninspiring. They often seemed to have one goal: convince meat-eaters that they could still enjoy their favorite carnivorous dishes, with a few substitutions. I like “fish” tacos and Philly cheesesteaks as much as […]


  • Aug
  • 27

Glue Traps: Pans of Pain

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One of the cruelest methods of killing animals that exists today is the glue trap. These devices consist of pieces of cardboard, fiberboard, or plastic coated with a sticky adhesive designed to ensnare any small animal who wanders across or lands on its surface. In 2010, Canadian hardware store giant Rona told PETA that it […]


  • Aug
  • 19

Why I’m Boiling Mad About This Summertime Ritual

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Lobsters languishing in the tank of the claw machine. The lobsters were surrendered to CAP from a Virginia Beach restaurant, where they were part of a claw machine game in which customers paid $3 to try to catch a lobster. The lobsters were liberated back into the ocean.

When did boiling animals alive become an acceptable summer pastime? I’m referring, of course, to the gruesome but widespread practice of dropping live lobsters and crabs into pots of scalding water, ignoring their frantic attempts to escape and calling it dinner. Kind people who would never dream of doing such a thing to any other […]


  • Aug
  • 12

The Fortunes of This Caged Bird Changed, Thanks to Animal Rahat

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From parrots to pigeons, Animal Rahat recently rescued several birds who were desperately in need of help. The rescues included the parrot shown here, who had been kept in this tiny cage by a fortune teller, even though caging birds for commercial purposes is a punishable offense. The unfortunate bird is one of thousands throughout India […]


  • Jul
  • 31

To Prevent Shark Attacks, Stop Fishing

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This opinion piece by PETA Foundation staff member Becky Fenson appeared in several media outlets in the wake of shark attacks on swimmers in the U.S.


  • Jul
  • 21

Help Stop “Free to a Good Home” Ads on Craigslist

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We all know Craigslist, the website where people can post local classifieds and participate in community forums—it’s a great place to find a job, an apartment, a used car, sometimes even a girlfriend or boyfriend. Unfortunately, animals are being given away to anyone who wants them via “free to a good home” ads on Craigslist. PETA […]


  • Jul
  • 20

Dynamic Duo Make a Difference

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When PETA friend Sigrid bought a condo on a Gulf Island in British Columbia, she was delighted to meet her new neighbors: a small flock of wild turkeys. The beautiful birds would often wander around the complex, searching out tasty treats and taking dust baths in the bushes. But when one inquisitive bird scratched someone’s […]


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