Blog Entries Tagged as cruelty-free

  • May
  • 1

Be Kind to Our Small Friends

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Insects are the smallest animals, so some people tend to overlook them, giving little or no thought to their lives—even going so far as to think of insects as an inconvenience or a nuisance. All beings in nature are important and deserve our care and respect, even the tiniest. I once read something very interesting by a …

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  • Nov
  • 12

Fewer Cosmetics Tests on Animals in China?

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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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  • Sep
  • 9

Win a Cruelty-Free Handbag!

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Here’s your opportunity to win one of two terrific vegan handbags from cruelty-free retailer Debra Handbags !

Debra Handbags proudly designs and sells “handbags without guilt.” Each of their designs is a practical, chic alternative to cruel leather products or boring fabric designs. Whether you’re looking for an everyday bag for shopping around town or something flashy for that …

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  • Jul
  • 30

Win a Vegan Handbag From Urban Expressions!

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Now’s your chance to win one of three stylish and fashionable skin-free handbags from Urban Expressions.

To enter, simply e-mail your answer to the question “What does cruelty-free mean to you?” —along with your full name, street address, and phone number. Be creative! Tell us the story of what inspired you to drop skins from your own wardrobe, write a poem about how you convinced a family member to ditch …

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  • Dec
  • 24

Make Your 2013 Resolutions Animal-Friendly

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Out with the old and in with the new! New Year’s resolutions are all about the chance to start over and do things differently. You have an opportunity to make this year count for animals by dedicating one of your resolutions to helping them. Pick one or all of these resolutions and you’ll be on the right …

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  • Jul
  • 30

Cruelty-Free Ways to Control Slugs in Your Garden

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Those of us who garden know that sometimes slugs can disrupt our efforts. There are many products that one can buy and methods that we could use, but most of those are cruel, may put you or the animals in your home at risk,  and involve killing the slugs.

That is why I wanted to share a …

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  • May
  • 9

How I Decide What Charities to Support

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I am sure that I am not the only one who receives phone calls and mailings from charities requesting donations, and I am sure that I am not alone in feeling uneasy about the economy and the future. While many of us cannot afford to give more right now, we can educate ourselves to give smarter. I …

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