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 type of animal …
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Over the past 35 years, PETA has grown from two people in a spare room to the most powerful force for animal rights in the world—and it’s all because of the dedication of our members and supporters. As we toast decades of hard-hitting campaigns, headline-grabbing antics, and groundbreaking victories, longtime PETA and PETA Foundation staffers are looking back …
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It’s said that losing a child is the hardest thing that a parent can go through. When Gerda Chason lost her son Clifford, she felt like she “wanted to die too.” But through her grieving, Gerda discovered how she could ensure that her son’s legacy would live on.
Gerda and Clifford were close and had bonded over their …
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Eyewitness video shows workers plunging knives into the throats of conscious lambs and starting to skin them while they’re alive and moving.
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On August 21, PETA will celebrate its 35th birthday. Through the years, PETA has exposed animal abuse in numerous circuses, laboratories, and slaughterhouses and on fur farms; shut down abusive facilities; cleaned up substandard animal shelters; helped schools find alternatives to dissection; and provided millions of people with information on vegan living, companion animal care, and many other …
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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 who are …
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You’re probably growing just as weary as I am of hearing people talk about buying “free-range eggs” and “organic meat” and claiming that they’re helping animals. It’s not their fault. As more people become aware of how animals suffer on farms and in slaughterhouses and demand change, meat and dairy companies are putting reassuring “humane” labels on their …