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Animal Law and New York: Bills to Watch Out For in 2018

This information came my way via the National Link Coalition newsletter for January. The National Link Coalition is dedicated to stopping violence against people and animals. I highly recommend its monthly newsletter as a way to stay on top of the latest in criminal justice, child protection, legislation, and more, regarding animal cruelty and “interspecies … Continue reading

Number of the Day: 44 (Wolves Killed in Wyoming trophy hunt)

44 wolves killed in Wyoming’s first trophy wolf hunt since 2013 https://t.co/TgagEhAiBI via @IdahoStateJ — NY Wolf Center (@nywolforg) January 27, 2018 In total, 76 wolves were killed in Wyoming in 2017. 43 were legally killed during the licensed hunting season of October through December, with an additional wolf being killed illegally. The remaining 32 … Continue reading

Why “Animal Lovers” Need to Join #TheResistance Against Trump: Part 1 – Trump Hates Dogs (AND PETS)

This series on why animal lovers need to dump Trump and join The Resistance against Trump and his administration may lose me followers. It may bring on attacks to my page and Twitter account. I don’t care. Almost every day, I come across people on Twitter and other social media platforms who proclaim themselves to … Continue reading

Reading Series: Strays [Chapter 3]

Are you keeping up with the chapters, readers? Hope you’ve been able to read along! I’m actually up to chapter 4, but will only be discussing chapter 3 this week. It was hard to stop reading, to be honest. As usual, this discussion will contain spoilers, so read at your own risk.

Reading Series: Strays [Chapter 2]

I had planned on getting this post up yesterday, but I was celebrating my partner’s birthday so I wasn’t on the computer until late. I hope my first post covering the prologue and first chapter of Strays inspired you to grab your own copy. For the readers who are new to my blog, I am … Continue reading

Today in Speciesism: Why does the Nebraska legislature want to protect animal abusers, but criminalize animal rights activists who use drone photography?

I was going through my Google alert notifications when I came upon “Bill seeks to stop drone use to spy on people, harass cows“, an article written by Grant Schulte. The headline was appalling enough; the text of the article was even worse. Not only does the article fail in its objectivity – it only … Continue reading

Reading Series: Strays

Hi everyone! New year, new books to read! I’m starting off this year’s Reading Series, in which I blog about the books I’m reading, with the novel Strays by Jennifer Caloyeras. Jennifer was kind enough to send me a copy of her book way back when. This is the year I tackle my shelves of … Continue reading

Reading Series: What’s Planned for 2018 (I hope you join me!)

As you guys know, last year I blogged as I read the nonfiction book Dogland. I feel like I blogged the book way too slowly, so this year I declare to pick up the pace and stick to a schedule. I know the first two books I will be reading and blogging about, so read … Continue reading

TGI Fridays now has Beyond Meat burgers! But vegans, don’t get fries with that.

Before the end of 2017, restaurant chain TGI Fridays announced that it was going to include the Beyond burger in its menu for 2018. Following a successful test run in October, the restaurant decided to include the Beyond burger in ALL of its locations starting… NOW! That’s right, at any of the 450+ TGI Fridays … Continue reading