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R.I.P. Travis

R.I.P. Travis

Posted on February 18, 2009 | Written by PETA

On Monday, a 15-year-old chimpanzee named Travis, who was kept as a “pet” by a woman in Connecticut, went on a rampage and mauled a visitor. Travis was stabbed …

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It’s On, Canada

It’s On, Canada

Posted on February 18, 2009 | Written by PETA

Another year has come and gone, and still our snow-covered neighbor to the north continues to back the annual massacre of baby seals—the largest and bloodiest marine-mammal hunt on …

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Announcing PETA’s 2008 Litterbox and Glitterbox Winners

Announcing PETA’s 2008 Litterbox and Glitterbox Winners

Posted on February 18, 2009 | Written by PETA

As anyone who’s seen our Super Bowl commercial can attest, we know a good ad when we see one. We can also spot a bad advertisement, and when we …

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Win It Wednesday: Unhappy Meal

Win It Wednesday: Unhappy Meal

Posted on February 18, 2009 | Written by PETA

It’s the second-ever Win It Wednesday here at the PETA Files, and we have a fun one for you this week. To celebrate the launch of McCruelty.com, we’re giving …

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They Ignore Horses’ Suffering, Don’t They?

They Ignore Horses’ Suffering, Don’t They?

Posted on February 17, 2009 | Written by PETA

gothamist / CC The good folks at the Coalition to Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages (CBHDC) teamed up with PETA members to hold a protest outside New York City’s Central Park …

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Say ‘No!’ to Lowe’s and ‘Yes!’ to PETA’s New Billboard

Say ‘No!’ to Lowe’s and ‘Yes!’ to PETA’s New Billboard

Posted on February 17, 2009 | Written by PETA

Lately, we’ve been stepping up our campaign to convince Lowe’s to stop selling glue traps. In addition to our notorious “sexy mice” demos, we’ve designed a brand-new billboard, and …

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It’s a Bird. It’s a Plane. It’s PETA!

It’s a Bird. It’s a Plane. It’s PETA!

Posted on February 17, 2009 | Written by PETA

You might have noticed in your holiday travels that airlines have been cutting back on a lot in order to save money, which is bad news for people who …

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McCruelty–We’re Hatin’ It

McCruelty–We’re Hatin’ It

Posted on February 16, 2009 | Written by PETA

Eight years ago, we suspended our McCruelty campaign against McDonald’s (by placing an indefinite moratorium on the campaign) after the company agreed to adopt some basic animal welfare measures. …

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Posted on February 13, 2009 | Written by PETA

Our Valentine’s Day gift to you. Enjoy!

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Internet Soup

Internet Soup

Posted on February 13, 2009 | Written by PETA

For this month’s installment of shortcuts to cool stuff, we’re gettin’ vloggy with it. For you, our discerning PETA Files readers, we’ve arranged a video bouquet of fun foibles …

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Win a Set of Two Inspiring Books in Our Presidents’ Day Contest!

Win a Set of Two Inspiring Books in Our Presidents’ Day Contest!

Posted on February 13, 2009 | Written by PETA

These days, it may seem like no one can stop gushing about their Valentine’s Day plans, but for those of us whose brains haven’t melted to love-mush, we are …

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President Consults PETA on Running Country?

President Consults PETA on Running Country?

Posted on February 12, 2009 | Written by PETA

topnews / CC OK, maybe that headline is a teensy bit of an exaggeration. What President Obama really said during his town-hall meeting in Fort Myers, Florida, on Tuesday …

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Hingham Firefighters Kick Ice

Hingham Firefighters Kick Ice

Posted on February 12, 2009 | Written by PETA

For those of you who don’t live in Massachusetts and need a reminder not to move there, the video accompanying a news report about three Hingham firefighters who braved …

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10% Wool, by Jeff Corriveau

10% Wool, by Jeff Corriveau

Posted on February 12, 2009 | Written by PETA

Click for a larger version To check out the archives of past strips, click here.

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Carrie Underwood’s Recipe for Love

Carrie Underwood’s Recipe for Love

Posted on February 11, 2009 | Written by PETA

bittenandbound / CC If you’re still not sure what to get your honey this Valentine’s Day, take a hint from Carrie Underwood. The four-time Grammy winner and Sexiest Vegetarian …

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