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Fur Wearers, Beware!

Fur Wearers, Beware!

Posted on January 13, 2009 | Written by PETA

‘Tis the season to fight fur full-force, and our unstoppable campaigners have been doing just that. They took their eye-catching demos to cities across the Pacific Northwest to show …

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Mickey Rourke Loves His Dogs

Mickey Rourke Loves His Dogs

Posted on January 12, 2009 | Written by PETA

Mickey Rourke’s ABC Ad Ah, awards season. My favorite time of year. Last night I watched the Golden Globe Awards on pins and needles, and I’ve already begun my …

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Ricky Gervais Sets Letterman Straight

Ricky Gervais Sets Letterman Straight

Posted on January 12, 2009 | Written by PETA

virginmedia / CC In case you needed another reason to love British funnyman Ricky Gervais, we’ve got one for you. Ricky was on the David Letterman show last week, …

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Victory! Elephants: 2, Ringling: 0

Victory! Elephants: 2, Ringling: 0

Posted on January 12, 2009 | Written by PETA

knoxnews / CC This has been a good week for elephants. Here’s why: When Ringling rolls into town, it often tries to partner with local businesses to promote the …

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Pus-Filled Prison Poultry Causes Lawsuit

Pus-Filled Prison Poultry Causes Lawsuit

Posted on January 12, 2009 | Written by PETA

Getting shanked in the shower is definitely a worry, but biting into pus-filled poultry? That’s cruel and unusual punishment. Just ask the three Vermont men who are seeking $100,000 …

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Chicago Health Commissioner Says, ‘Go Veg!’

Chicago Health Commissioner Says, ‘Go Veg!’

Posted on January 12, 2009 | Written by PETA

tripadvisor / CC In 2008, we were wildly impressed with Chicago. The White Sox’s U.S. Cingular Field was ranked number five on our Top 10 Vegetarian-Friendly Ballparks list for …

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Victory! 140-Year-Old Lobster Going Home

Victory! 140-Year-Old Lobster Going Home

Posted on January 9, 2009 | Written by PETA

Remember when we told you about the 140-year-old, 20-pound lobster confined to a tank inside New York restaurant City Crab and Seafood? Well, after initially denying PETA’s request to …

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5-Year Old Dies Following Attack by Chained Dogs

5-Year Old Dies Following Attack by Chained Dogs

Posted on January 9, 2009 | Written by PETA

insidesocal / CC A 5-year-old girl in Thomasville, Georgia, has died of her injuries after she was reportedly attacked by her family’s pit bulls while she was playing on …

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Wanna Be in a Pretenders Video?

Wanna Be in a Pretenders Video?

Posted on January 9, 2009 | Written by PETA

The following is a guest post from peta2 blogger Patricia. One of the animals’ greatest friends (and one of my heroes), Chrissie Hynde wants you to be in a …

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Lettuce Ladies Turn Over a New Leaf

Lettuce Ladies Turn Over a New Leaf

Posted on January 9, 2009 | Written by PETA

PETA’s Lettuce Ladies are on the road again! And this time they’re kicking America’s poor eating habits to the compost heap. The lettuce-clad ladies are hittin’ the streets to …

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Wanted: Top Chef for PETA Challenge

Wanted: Top Chef for PETA Challenge

Posted on January 8, 2009 | Written by PETA

latimes / CC Yes, you heard right. We’re on the prowl for chefs who can make a mean foie gras … but not “mean” as in prepared with the …

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Blow-Up Dolls With Multiple Uses

Blow-Up Dolls With Multiple Uses

Posted on January 8, 2009 | Written by PETA

We were blown away (sorry) by the Kentucky Fried Cruelty demonstration that PETA Asia-Pacific held earlier today. Maybe it’s a cultural difference, but in that part of the world, …

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Update: ‘Sea Kitten High’ Superintendent Speaks Out

Update: ‘Sea Kitten High’ Superintendent Speaks Out

Posted on January 8, 2009 | Written by PETA

Yesterday we wrote to Whitefish High School and suggested that it change its name to Sea Kitten High in order to let people know that sea kittens are just …

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PETA Educates Bill Cosby About KFC

PETA Educates Bill Cosby About KFC

Posted on January 8, 2009 | Written by PETA

knoxnews / CC OK. So I really love The Cosby Show. The deadpan humor, family melodrama, and Bill Cosby’s tacky sweaters—how could you not? So when I found out …

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Australian Wool Farmers ‘Strike’ Again

Australian Wool Farmers ‘Strike’ Again

Posted on January 7, 2009 | Written by PETA

Australian wool farmers are very fond of the myth that the mulesing mutilation (cutting the rump flesh off completely conscious lambs) is the most effective way to prevent flystrike, …

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