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animal homelessness

  • Apr
  • 14

Are You Kitten Me?

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An animal shelter near our Washington, D.C., office recently sent out an emergency appeal for funds to supply special formula for the kittens who arrive “every spring.” The e-mail states that the organization will “aggressively train” new foster parents so that they can temporarily house these unweaned, homeless kittens. The alert does not mention finding […]

  • Apr
  • 7

Mickey Rooney’s Timeless Message of Love for Animals

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Screen legend Mickey Rooney, who passed away on Sunday at age 93, may be  best remembered for his roles in Babes in Arms, Boys Town, Breakfast  at Tiffany’s, National Velvet, the Andy Hardy movies, and more than  200 other films, but here at PETA, we most fondly remember a little “movie” he  and his wife, […]

  • Dec
  • 26

‘No-kill’ is no solution to animal homelessness

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Last year, a family called PETA seeking help for their dying cat. The cat was elderly, rail thin, cold to the touch, moaning and too weak even to lift his head. Despite his hopeless condition, a local “no-kill” shelter had refused to help him because the family could not afford the mandatory 40-dollar surrender fee. […]

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