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*900 wild bison to die in 'cull'
*Silencing the Thunder
*FBI on animal cruelty
*Ice buckets & lab animals
*Trip to lab might kill you first
*Frog guts? NO! Froguts, Inc., YES!
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For the curious or the committed: "The Inconvenience of Being Vegan." Responses to every honest question & naysaying comment directed at people who don't eat or wear animals or their products; loaded with useful links.
"I ask people why they have deer heads on their walls. They always say because it's such a beautiful animal. There you go. I think my mother is attractive, but I have photographs of her."
A happy resident of New Dawn Montana Farm Sanctuary near Stevensville, MT. Never to end up in mutton stew or Ugg boots, this lucky rescued gal (she's a "resc-ewe") named Precious has found a permanent, caring home. Support your local farmed animal sanctuary!
Q: What is your opinion on the proposed equine slaughter plant in Wyoming?
A: "When you run livestock such as horses you cannot keep everyone that is junk. That is loss of profits and runs you out of business...." Read more here.
Author Archives: Kathleen Stachowski
“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” ~The Lorax The students were looking forward to my visit, the teacher revealed before their arrival in the classroom. They’d been studying the … Continue reading
“Grizzly bear euthanized due to history of conflicts.” “Montana wildlife officials euthanize problem grizzly bear.” “Old grizzly euthanized, tried to get into building.” “Intrusive grizzly euthanized.” “28-year-old grizzly euthanized.” Those Montana headlines greeted us a few days ago. This must … Continue reading
“I wish to speak a word for Nature, for absolute freedom and wildness…I wish to make an extreme statement, if so I may make an emphatic one, for there are enough champions of civilization… what I have been preparing to say … Continue reading
The Environmental Assessment has been issued; comment deadline is Oct. 16, 2014. Details at end of post. Q: What do coyotes, skunks, weasels, jackrabbits, raccoons, starlings, and grey wolves in Idaho have in common? A: An arsenal of bullets heading their … Continue reading
“It’s farming. It is just a different type of farming.” So said Larry Schultz in a bid to move his bobcat fur farm from North Dakota–away from the hustle and bustle of booming Bakken shale oil production–to Fergus County, Montana. … Continue reading
For weeks now, our local newspaper has been running a full-page ad for the PIGGEST. RAFFLE. EVER. It exhorts me to kick-off my summer “the right way, by winning the ultimate BBQ package.” A pink pig, arms akimbo, grins sardonically. … Continue reading
How extreme does one have to be to earn the title of “Extreme Huntress”? Don’t let the diminutive -ess suffix trick you into thinking this title is a shoddy substitute for the real (male) deal. These women will get up off … Continue reading
Think back to when you first read or heard about debeaking. Remember how shocked, horrified, and disgusted you were? You had to adjust your schema–the cognitive framework that helps you make intellectual sense of the human animal/nonhuman animal relationship–to accommodate … Continue reading
If you aren’t angry, it’s possible that you aren’t concerned about speciesism. If you are concerned about speciesism but you’re not angry, you probably aren’t paying attention. Because lordy, speciesism is everywhere and so thoroughly normalized that it’s invisible in plain … Continue reading