Although I have promoted various petitions in the past, I have not promoted any funding requests from charitable organisations. I am making an exception today. The Captive Animals Protection Society, which is a small charity, is being threatened with an injunction by a company that provides animals to the entertainment industry. This would severely restrict …

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In the last PETA UK article that I posted, a comment by Mél@nie made me think that I have not posted anything for a long time, regarding animal cruelty, which actually had a good outcome. So here is a happy PETA story:   Author: Ruby Le Galle digital marketing assistant at PETA. PETA Awards Teen Who Campaigned …

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Ringside Seats for a Spectacle of Cruelty Animals don’t want to ride bicycles, stand on their heads, balance on balls or jump through rings of fire. Elephants, big cats, monkeys and other animals used in circuses perform tricks because they have no choice. If circus audiences knew the truth about the violence and suffering that …

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A new bill is up for debate this Wednesday that could finally spell the end of cruel wild-animal circuses in England and Wales. For years, the government has been promising to ban the use of wild animals in circuses in England and Wales by 2015, but progress has stalled. These delays mean that wild animals …

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An email I received from PETA recently, had the above picture in it. I looked at the image, but I could not understand what I was seeing until I read the description. “A spiked ring was fastened to this calf’s nostrils to prevent nursing. Rings were sometimes screwed on so tightly and left on for …

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    After 45 miserable years in captivity, the tide may finally be turning for Lolita, the world’s loneliest orca. Public opposition to keeping orcas in captivity is growing, and just last month the U.S. government ruled that she should receive endangered species protection, along with the rest of her pod, which lives off the coast …

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This video, narrated by Paloma Faith, is a compilation of footage from fur farms in countries qualified to bear the “Origin-Assured” label, which was created by the fur industry. It shows shockingly cruel treatment of animals. Foxes, minks, raccoons and rabbits suffer from weeping open wounds, chew off their own limbs in desperation and go …

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When Canadians buy a vacation package through itravel2000, Canada’s most popular on-line vacation portal, they are immediately offered a large variety of excursions, including swimming with the dolphins, and trips to amusement parks where dolphins, killer whales and belugas are held captive. This practice promotes animal abuse. These dolphinariums are cruel forms of entertainment, and …

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