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Did You Get April Fooled?

Did You Get April Fooled?

Posted on April 2, 2009 | Written by PETA

  epets / CC If you were paying attention to the news yesterday, you may have seen quite a few stories about PETA—apparently, we were quite busy! The biggest …

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PETA ‘SNIPs’ 50,000 Animals

PETA ‘SNIPs’ 50,000 Animals

Posted on April 2, 2009 | Written by PETA

Check out this van: Isn’t it snazzy?   This van is our Animal Birth Control (ABC) mobile spay-and-neuter clinic. And do you know what makes it even snazzier? It’s …

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Airport Honored for Humanely Preventing Bird Strikes

Airport Honored for Humanely Preventing Bird Strikes

Posted on April 2, 2009 | Written by PETA

  boeing / CC If you have a flight scheduled into or out of Seattle-Tacoma airport, congratulations. You’ll be in the good hands of the most progressive airport in …

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New EPA Report Recommends Moving Away from Animal Testing

New EPA Report Recommends Moving Away from Animal Testing

Posted on April 2, 2009 | Written by PETA

kyecha / CC Finally. After PETA has spent the past 10 years hammering away at the Environmental Protection Agency over its absurdly archaic, repetitive, and wasteful—not to mention cruel—chemical-toxicity …

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The Fight Against the Seal Slaughter Circles the Globe

The Fight Against the Seal Slaughter Circles the Globe

Posted on April 1, 2009 | Written by PETA

By now, the whole world knows about the horrors of the Canadian seal slaughter. With demonstrations taking place around the world, it’s pretty hard not to notice. Our friends …

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Baseball Park Adds Gargantuan Burger to the Menu

Baseball Park Adds Gargantuan Burger to the Menu

Posted on April 1, 2009 | Written by PETA

bensbiz / CC After winning us over with its tasty veggie burgers and meatless taco salads (yum!), the West Michigan Whitecaps’ Fifth Third Ballpark has held a special place …

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Ronald McDonald Gets What’s Coming to Him …

Ronald McDonald Gets What’s Coming to Him …

Posted on April 1, 2009 | Written by PETA

If you’ve kept up with our campaigns, you’re well aware of the horrors of the factory farms and slaughterhouses that supply chickens to greasy fast-food joints such as KFC …

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Bolivia Bans Military Abuse of Animals (Historic Victory!)

Bolivia Bans Military Abuse of Animals (Historic Victory!)

Posted on April 1, 2009 | Written by PETA

After less than a month of PETA campaigning, the Bolivian minister of defense went on that country’s national television to announce an historic ban on all animal abuse in …

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Free Spay-and-Neuter Coupons Return to Los Angeles

Free Spay-and-Neuter Coupons Return to Los Angeles

Posted on April 1, 2009 | Written by PETA

  redfishbluefish / CC We were appalled when the Los Angeles Department of Animal Services terminated a crucial program that assists low-income residents by offering coupons for free spaying …

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Squirrel Underpants Could Save Thousands

Squirrel Underpants Could Save Thousands

Posted on April 1, 2009 | Written by PETA

  squirrelunderpants / CC Our friends at PETA Europe are fed up with how “culling animals” is hailed as a solution to so-called population “crises.” The latest proposal comes …

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‘Slither’ Me Timbers! There’re Snakes in This Here Duck Blind

‘Slither’ Me Timbers! There’re Snakes in This Here Duck Blind

Posted on April 1, 2009 | Written by PETA

greglasley / CC While the Western cottonmouth usually preys on small warm-blooded animals, this spring, during mating season, these venomous snakes may be going after a different type of …

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‘Win It’ Wednesday: Gardening Mama Video Game

‘Win It’ Wednesday: Gardening Mama Video Game

Posted on April 1, 2009 | Written by PETA

gawker / CC Thanks for all of your wonderful comments on this Win It Wednesday. The winner of Gardening Mama for Nintendo DS is Pepsi One Is Fun. Congratulations! …

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March Mad Scientists: The Fatal Four!

March Mad Scientists: The Fatal Four!

Posted on March 31, 2009 | Written by PETA

  therockhandle / CC The following is a guest post from peta2’s Ryan As those of you who have been keeping up with your NCAA “March Madness” brackets will …

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PETA to Rename Montreal Canadiens?

PETA to Rename Montreal Canadiens?

Posted on March 31, 2009 | Written by PETA

  neobeans / CC Canadian hockey hasn’t given anyone much to cheer about since the Montréal Canadiens’ last Stanley Cup victory 16 years ago. But if PETA has its …

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Iditarod 2009: Whistleblower Puts Dog Death Toll at Eight

Iditarod 2009: Whistleblower Puts Dog Death Toll at Eight

Posted on March 31, 2009 | Written by PETA

  jerriroberts / CC When the racers in this year’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race crossed the finish line last week, the press reported that six dogs had died …

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