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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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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Torture In A Tin In California, a federal judge has lifted a state-wide ban on the sale of foie gras, which is made from the engorged liver of ducks or geese that have been force-fed.   PETA Protesters Foie gras is made by shoving hard metal pipes down the throats of geese and ducks and force …

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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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Animals respond to distress calls even when they come from another species. Written by Kimberly Walls Did you know that animals respond to distress calls even when they come from another species? Biologists at the University of Winnipeg noticed that many infant mammals have similar distress calls, so they decided to play the recorded cries …

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Written by Michelle Kretzer Zoos have long tried to hide the cruelty of captivity behind a mask of “conservation education.” But a new study shows that learning is usually not the outcome. Sociologists in the United Kingdom gathered data from children between the ages of 7 and 15, both before and after they visited the London …

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French Connection must have missed the memo: plucking angora rabbits of all their long, soft fur for mass-produced jumpers, scarves and hats causes untold suffering and trauma to the animals. That’s what we told clothing retailers like Asos, Zara, and Topshop when we made them halt production of angora products last year. French Connection also halted all …

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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is known for its long history of abusing animals. Although there is a growing awareness of how animals are treated at circuses, there is an insufficient number of people who actually realise the hellish life that the animals have to endure. Well-meaning parents take their children to see …

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I was going insert a post highlighting the misery of captive bears. It is something I feel very strongly about, and I think people should be made aware of how much animals suffer at the hands of humans. However, I changed my mind and decided to post a happy story from PETA instead. This is …

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In a champion move for animals, Wimbledon star Andy Murray has just banished promos for hunting from the website of his luxury Cromlix Hotel in Scotland! The tennis gold medallist hadn’t realised that the inexcusable pastime of maiming and killing animals with high-powered weapons was being advertised on his hotel’s website. After hearing from PETA, his company’s …

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As first reported by NBC, in PETA’s latest eyewitness investigations, workers killed, beat, stomped on, kicked, mutilated, and threw sheep around as they sheared them in Australia, one of the world’s top wool producers, and the U.S. As you can see in the groundbreaking video footage, sheep shearers violently punched these gentle animals in the …

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  Below is a copy of the email I received from PETA regarding seal-fur imports: Today, PETA is pleased to report that the World Trade Organization (WTO) upheld a ruling that allows the EU to ban seal-fur imports on moral grounds. This decision is a major win for baby seals, who are shot or bludgeoned to death …

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    Stop the Seal Slaughter! Urge Canada to End Shameful Killing For centuries, pregnant harp seals have migrated from Greenland down the coast of Canada, stopping each spring to give birth on the ice floes off Newfoundland. And every year, the Canadian government funds a trade in which the baby seals are massacred by …

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