Written by PETA
PETA loves gaming as much as anyone, but Tiny Zoo, which glorifies keeping animals
in cages, doesn't make us LOL. Although no actual animals in Tiny Zoo suffer as
a result of being bought, bred, and sold, some players may get the idea that
captivity is cool, and that's far from reality.
We've suggested a better version: Big Sanctuary, in which players
would become heroes by rescuing animals from bad situations, relocating them to
a sanctuary, and overseeing their rehabilitation.
PETA has already
scored for pit bulls in the popular Mafia Wars Facebook game, and
we schooled Cooking Mama on the wonders of
vegan cooking and Super Meat Boy on why tofu always
Please e-mail the makers of
Tiny Zoo and tell them that Big Sanctuary is one game that you'd be eager to
Written by Jennifer O'Connor
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