Blog Entries Tagged as Michelle Kretzer

  • Oct
  • 20

Kathy Najimy Honored at Sublime Restaurant for Helping Animals

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Everyone who knows Kathy Najimy knows that she’s as compassionate as she is comedic—especially the folks at PETA, considering that Kathy has been helping us stop cruelty to animals for more than a decade. We decided it was high time to repay some of Kathy’s kindness, so we honored her with a Compassionate Action Award and a celebration at PETA patron Nanci Alexander’s terrific vegan restaurant, Sublime , …

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  • Sep
  • 22

Sam Simon Hosts PETA’s Vegan Luau and Pig Toast

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Every animal advocate knows that pigs don’t want to be roasted —these smart, social animals deserve to be toasted! So for our fall fundraiser, PETA held a vegan luau and pig toast at the beautiful Pacific Palisades, California, home of longtime PETA member Sam Simon .

Comedian Bill Maher , actors Holly Marie Combs , Jennifer Tilly , and Victoria Summer , TV hosts Lisa Bloom and Dr. Jenn Berman , and NFL star Bret Lockett came out to enjoy the food as …

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  • Sep
  • 5

Need Grandparenting Advice? Ask an Elephant

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It takes a village to raise a child. It also takes a flock to raise a nestling, a pod to raise a whale calf, and a troop to raise a monkey. Thank heavens for grandparents: They provide helping hands and sage advice and occasionally talk frazzled parents through what-do-I-do-now crises. For National Grandparents Day, we’re recognizing some of …

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  • 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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