Archive for November, 2009

Home Sweet Home for 50 Feral Cats

By on November 10, 2009 in Animal Rescue and Care, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Home Sweet Home for 50 Feral Cats

Fifty-four domesticated cats we rescued from San Nicolas Island in California are resting comfortably in their brand-new outdoor enclosure at The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center in San Diego County.

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‘Eating Animals’: A Book to Digest

By on November 9, 2009 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
‘Eating Animals’: A Book to Digest

Jonathan Safran Foer has burst from his comfortable cocoon in the world of fiction writing and thrown four feet into the tussle over the food we eat in America through his first work of nonfiction, “Eating Animals.”

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Talk Back: Veal Calf Cruelty

By on November 6, 2009 in Farm Animals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Talk Back: Veal Calf Cruelty

Reaction to The HSUS’s undercover investigation exposing callous animal cruelty at a Vermont slaughter plant was universal: absolute disgust. Today, I post some of your responses.

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Halt the Trade of Endangered Species

By on November 5, 2009 in Humane Society International, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Halt the Trade of Endangered Species

At stake is nothing less than the continued existence of critically endangered species, as well as preventing international trade of threatened species at risk of becoming even more imperiled.

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From California to Ohio: A Year After Prop 2’s Passage

By on November 4, 2009 in Farm Animals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
From California to Ohio: A Year After Prop 2’s Passage

A year ago today, voters in California sent shockwaves through the world of agribusiness by approving Proposition 2. The vote has reverberated, just as we hoped it would.

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One Lone Voice Against Animal Welfare

By on November 3, 2009 in Animal Rescue and Care, Companion Animals, Farm Animals, Opposition with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
One Lone Voice Against Animal Welfare

I’ve been encouraged, even heartened, by the swift and broad reaction to The HSUS’s recent undercover investigations of wanton animal abuse. That is, with one inexcusable exception.

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Caught on Tape: Cruelty to Calves a Wake-Up Call

By on November 2, 2009 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Caught on Tape: Cruelty to Calves a Wake-Up Call

More details about our undercover investigation of Bushway Packing, Inc., a plant in Grand Isle, Vt. that specialized in slaughtering days-old calves discarded by the dairy industry for “bob veal.”

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