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  • Jul
  • 7

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 […]


  • Jul
  • 5

Video: Disabled Mini Horse Celebrates His Adoption With a Dust Bath

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When PETA’s fieldworkers found Sebastian, he was trapped in a barren dirt pen with no food, water, or shelter. PETA jumped at the opportunity to rescue him, and he spent several weeks receiving medical treatment, affection, and care at a foster farm. Then he was ready to start living at his “forever home.”


  • Jun
  • 30

Enter Now: Cruelty-Free Home of the Year Contest 2016

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Submit photos of your animal-friendly home for a chance to be featured in a major interior design magazine!


  • Jun
  • 24

Turn Your Garden into a Sanctuary for Birds and Butterflies

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Some may want to buy a birdfeeder, but if you place feeders out for the birds they can provide as many dangers as they can benefits and can also attract rats and mice as well as predators. Instead, it’s best to use living plants to help transform your back yard into a natural bird and […]


  • Jun
  • 22

The Fashion of the Future Is Here, and It’s Made of Cork

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Happy cow at SASHA Farm Sanctuary.

Most Prime readers probably already know that there’s nothing animal- or eco-friendly about leather. Buying leather bags, belts, jackets, or wallets means subjecting cows and other animals to the horrors of factory farms and slaughterhouses. And just like fur, leather is loaded with toxic chemicals to keep it from decomposing in the buyer’s closet. Who […]


  • May
  • 24

Drop the Flyswatter: Insects Are Conscious

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To squish or not to squish? For PETA members and other kind people who diligently catch insects and spiders in cups or humane bug catchers and gently escort them outside, this isn’t even a question. But for others, a new study suggesting that insects are conscious beings means that the ethics of indiscriminately killing them […]


  • May
  • 5

Home Decor: 3 Steps to Vegan Glam

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For an interior designer, being a bit of a planner is practically in the job description. Having a solid game plan makes every project more enjoyable, and it makes my clients happy—which makes me happy, too! Naturally, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed with big projects, and when I get into “analysis paralysis,” I […]


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