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  • Mar
  • 10

Tips on Preventing Harm to Wildlife

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There are many ways in which you can be a lifesaver. Please share these valuable tips with neighbors and friends so that the birds, mice, opossums, squirrels, raccoons, and other animals whose habitats intersect with ours can be protected from harm :

Cap your chimney. When birds sit on top of a chimney for warmth, they can be overcome by fumes, which …

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  • Feb
  • 27

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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  • Feb
  • 3

Can’t We All Just Get Along? Sharing Habitats With Our Feathered and Furry Neighbors

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Our work to help people live in harmony with wildlife isn’t as well known as some of our other efforts, but it is nevertheless a vital part of PETA’s mission to relieve animal suffering.

Imagine you are traveling through the countryside. The day grows long, and you start looking for a place to get food, water, and some rest. You spot a …

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  • Dec
  • 4

This Holiday Season, Don’t Buy Into Cruelty

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angora

Now that the holiday shopping season is officially here, you’re no doubt making a list and checking it twice. While many shoppers go for bargains and convenience, I urge caring consumers to make sure that they’re also spending their hard-earned cash with compassion in mind – by looking beyond the label on that sweater or scarf.

If …

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  • Dec
  • 2

Dogs Can Be Vegan!

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pp-vdogth

Making the choice to become vegan is a personal, reflective process of deciding whether or not you want to make the leap to a plant-based diet and lifestyle that benefits you, animals, and the planet. You go through your fridge, pantry, clothes closet, and personal-care products to take inventory of what includes the use of animals and …

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  • Nov
  • 26

How to Be an Angel This Holiday Season

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patcho-after

The lonely dog sitting on a patch of frozen dirt in the bitter cold with a heavy chain pulling at his or her neck isn’t enjoying life—that dog is miserable! Just as you or I would be if we were left out in the freezing cold and snow all winter. It absolutely kills me when I hear …

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  • Nov
  • 12

Fewer Cosmetics Tests on Animals in China?

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bunbun

In a new development, the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) has made a decision that could allow some cosmetics companies to stop conducting cruel, archaic tests on animals and switch to modern, humane testing methods. The CFDA has given companies that manufacture cosmetics within China’s borders the go-ahead to submit their own data on their products’ toxicity to the government, rather …

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