Blog Entries Tagged as Michelle Kretzer

  • Aug
  • 13

Cruelty Shouldn’t Fly

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Would you board a flight if you knew that under your feet in the cargo hold , there would be terrified monkeys on their way to a laboratory , where they would be tortured and killed? Few people would. Perhaps that’s why almost every major passenger airline in the world now refuses to accept blood money for shipping primates to …

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  • Jul
  • 28

Circus Signs Go Missing—Police Go After 84-Year-Old PETA Member

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Arthritis, crippling injuries, and chronic pain often come with age. I’m speaking, of course, about elephants who are forced to perform in circuses . The painful tricks and hours spent standing in chains on concrete floors destroy their legs and feet.

PETA member Marilyn Flynn , now 84, has been working to protect senior elephants and other animals who are abused in circuses for more than …

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  • Jun
  • 27

Thriving as a Vegan Cheapskate

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Everyone likes to save money. But some of us really like to save money. We don’t view a trip to the grocery store as a chore—we view it as an odyssey. We hear the Mission: Impossible theme music playing in our heads as we stealthily dart down the aisles, wielding our weapon of choice—a shopping cart—and daring …

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  • May
  • 23

Eating Vegan in a One-Stoplight Town

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Eating Vegan in a One-Stoplight Town

So you don’t live on the Upper East Side. Perhaps you live in small-town America. Instead of skyscrapers and specialty restaurants on every corner, you have lush green fields and a Piggly Wiggly. But just because you can’t choose between gallery openings every weekend, that doesn’t mean that you can’t still eat like city folk. Here is …

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  • May
  • 13

Just in Time for Father’s Day: Win a New Wallet!

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These days, it seems like we’re finding ways to streamline everything: package shipping, Internet service, airport check-in, etc. So why aren’t we streamlining how we pay for everything? Most of the men I know carry around such huge, clunky wallets that they have permanent squares etched into their back pockets and can’t sit down without unpacking them …

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  • Apr
  • 2

How One Emoji Can Save Animals

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Emojis serve a lot of purposes. They quickly and efficiently express our  feelings via text, save us numerous characters on Twitter, and ensure that every  time our significant other’s name pops up on our phone, it is replete with  hearts and kissy faces.

Now emojis are saving animals from cruelty , too. Check out PETA’s new video “Cruelty Beyond Words”:

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  • Dec
  • 3

It’s Giving Tuesday! Can You Help Animals Today?

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We ate copious amounts of Tofurky  on Thanksgiving, shopped for our loved ones on Black Friday, and put our broadband to the test on Cyber Monday. But while we’re smack in the middle of the holiday season, it’s important to remember that many animals have nothing to celebrate—and they need our help. On Giving Tuesday , will you consider making a …

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