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Photo of the Day: Meat Consumption Declines in France

I was reading a fascinating article in The Atlantic, “France’s Troubled Romance With Beef,” which discusses the evolution of French cuisine. One way French cuisine is apparently changing is that the country’s love affair with beef is dwindling. Generally, people are choosing to eat dishes that are healthier and better for the environment, which often … Continue reading

Monday News Grab Bag!

Today’s news brought to you by a rabbit… Why? Scroll to find out! Dogs A PAINFUL REALITY: Nebraska among top states with dog breeders who neglect their animals. “Regulation alone cannot put an end to puppy mills. They will end for good only when consumers stop buying their puppies and insist on dealing only with … Continue reading

Photo of the Day: People Pretending To Be Me On Disqus

Since I log in Disqus with my official twitter account, I have a user icon and profile that clearly proves that the comments are being written by me. This person just logged in anonymously, with no profile, and used my name as his own. I guess that’s what happens when you argue against eating rabbits: … Continue reading

I’m officially an attorney!

Hi readers! Before I share my news, I’m so happy to report that I crossed the 130 follower threshold and I’m currently at 132 followers! I can’t believe it. When I started this blog, I was quite scared. I still find blogging very intimidating. But there are so many bloggers who I admire, and I’m … Continue reading

Video of the Day: Dairy Farm Abuse in New Mexico

I’m so sad that Mercy For Animals has uncovered yet more rampant abuse at a dairy farm. This time, it’s Winchester Dairy whose employees committed egregious acts of abuse to cows and calves. Winchester Dairy supplies milk for Leprino Foods, who is the “primary cheese supplier to Pizza Hut, Domino’s and Papa John’s restaurants nationwide.” … Continue reading

Number of the Day: 20,400 (white rhinos remaining in the world)

September 22 is #WorldRhinoDay. I was following the hashtag “#Iam4Rhinos” this morning and I saw that WWF tweeted that 20,400 is the approximate number of white rhino remaining in the world. IN THE WORLD. The white rhino species is in peril. Since 2012,  1 to 2 rhinos have been killed by poachers per day. This … Continue reading

Video of the Day: Gaza Zoo Victims

I can’t stop crying. The video, linked below, details the horrifying, upsetting, and emotionally devastating reality of some of the nonhuman animal victims of the Israel/Palestine conflict. Abu Sameer, the zoo’s chief veterinarian, told CNN that up to 10 monkeys have been killed along with a peacock, a gazelle, a lion, and a fox. I … Continue reading

Photo of the Day: Carnists Camp Outside Chik-Fil-A For 2 Days

Customers camped outside a Chik-Fil-A in Warwick, Rhode Island (my home state!), for two days, in the hopes of getting free Chik-Fil-A for a year. It was the grand opening and the first of the fast food chain in the state. It’s completely bizarre to me that not only eating animals, but also encouraging the … Continue reading

Go Vegan – Save Water, Feed An Additional 1.8 Billion People

The following information (italics) comes from the recently published, “Diet Change – A Solution to Reduce Water Use?” an open access article. Go Vegan, Save Water We found that reducing animal product consumption would impact global green water use by reducing it up to 21%, while the effect on blue water use in food production … Continue reading