Written by Michelle Kretzer
Portman and Benjamin Millepied wed last weekend, and to celebrate their nuptials, they feasted on vegan food at
an all-vegan reception. PETA sent our friend Natalie the "Tea for Two" teapot from Daisy Dog Studio.
The U.S. has fallen for gold medal
winner Gabby Douglas, but the gymnast hardly ever falls—except for animals. Answering Us Weekly's "25 Things You Don't
Know About Me" quiz, Douglas' number one fact was "My favorite
animals are dogs and cats." She went on to brag about having two dogs of
Glee star Charlotte Ross hit it off with a chimpanzee named Burrito she met while visiting a Washington
Sanctuary Northwest, which PETA works with, is a home for chimpanzees who were rescued from animal
testing facilities. Charlotte said the trip made her even more determined to
see the Great Ape
Protection and Cost Savings Act passed.
There was no love lost between Jane Lynch and the restaurant most notorious for bigotry and chicken abuse. Jane kicked
off Comedy Central's roast
of Roseanne Barr with a spirited, "F*** Chick-fil-A!" We're with you, Jane.
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So is Alicia Silverstone, who joined in the Twitter conversation this week with her pro-equality, pro-chickens
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OK, we know that your animal companions already have you eating out of their hand (er, paw), but wouldn't it be nice if they could eat their kibble out of a cool new bowl from Daisy Dog Studio?
Almost as cute as your animal companion, these handcrafted porcelain bowls offer some serious fine dining for Fido. Speaking of the name "Fido" (does anyone really name their dog "Fido" anymore?), let's play the name game. To win this prize, leave a comment telling us the story behind your dog or cat's name. The most compelling name and story will score one lucky dog or cat lover a set of these must-have dishes. Personally, the best dog name I've ever heard is "Lunch Box." Not only is the big guy shaped just like one of those old-school metal lunch boxes, but he also has a habit of stealing your peanut butter sandwich when you're not looking.
Written by Amy Skylark Elizabeth
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Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights? Read more.