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Raccoon Dogs: A No-Win Situation

Raccoon Dogs: A No-Win Situation

Posted on October 22, 2008 | Written by PETA

Raccoon Dog Pupskathyannepippig / CC I don’t know about you, but before last year, all I knew about melamine was that it was used to make a hard resin …

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Retailers Baaaand Together to Help Sheep

Retailers Baaaand Together to Help Sheep

Posted on October 22, 2008 | Written by PETA

sheep101 / CC Yesterday, PETA sent a letter to the Australian wool industry on behalf of numerous major clothing retailers—including Gap, Liz Claiborne, Nordstrom, Haggar Clothing, Coppley Apparel, Austin …

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‘The L Word’ Star and the F-Word

‘The L Word’ Star and the F-Word

Posted on October 22, 2008 | Written by PETA

askmen / CC The latest edition of Curve Magazine features the gorgeous Mia Kirshner in something that looks suspiciously furry. But fear not! For no, that’s not a fox …

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Pink Wants a Royal Flush of Animal Cruelty

Pink Wants a Royal Flush of Animal Cruelty

Posted on October 21, 2008 | Written by PETA

smh / CC Hasn’t anyone ever told the Royal family that it’s highly impolite not to answer letters? Lucky for animals, the beautiful, talented, and outspoken Pink is not …

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Victory! Zappos.com Goes Fur-Free!

Victory! Zappos.com Goes Fur-Free!

Posted on October 21, 2008 | Written by PETA

We at PETA have long loved Zappos.com for its amazing selection of leather-free shoes. In fact, we recently ranked Zappos.com the number one best vegan shoe retailer. So needless …

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Update: Desert Tortoise Relocation Plans Halted Because of High Death Toll

Update: Desert Tortoise Relocation Plans Halted Because of High Death Toll

Posted on October 21, 2008 | Written by PETA

Click the photo to view the slideshow at LAWeekly.comCredit: C.R. Stecyk III As promised, we have an update regarding the relocation of endangered desert tortoises, which army officials began …

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New Video from Investigation into Hormel Supplier

New Video from Investigation into Hormel Supplier

Posted on October 20, 2008 | Written by PETA

One month ago, we released shocking footage from an undercover investigation of a factory farm in Iowa that raises pigs who are destined for Hormel. The public was rightly …

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Saying Goodbye to King of Catty, Mr. Blackwell

Saying Goodbye to King of Catty, Mr. Blackwell

Posted on October 20, 2008 | Written by PETA

hollywoodgrind / CC We at PETA were all saddened to hear about the passing of fashion maven Mr. Blackwell. Before the Fug Girls took up their Fugging and before …

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Don’t Dump Kids OR Kitties

Don’t Dump Kids OR Kitties

Posted on October 20, 2008 | Written by PETA

Nebraska has a unique new “safe haven” law. Most states have laws that allow panicked parents to leave their infants in safety—better to surrender a baby to a hospital …

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Compassionate Action Award for Compassionate Athletes

Compassionate Action Award for Compassionate Athletes

Posted on October 20, 2008 | Written by PETA

In honor of Halloween (and our peta2 zombie protesters), let me start this out by saying, “Braaaaaains!” Good—now that I’ve got that out of my system, we can talk …

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Monkey Business at Yale

Monkey Business at Yale

Posted on October 17, 2008 | Written by PETA

Four monkey-masked PETA members paid Yale a little visit yesterday in honor of National Primate Liberation Week.     As motorists passed underneath the banner-wielding monkeys, they were reminded …

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It’s the Steel Toes, Not the Skin, Stupid!

It’s the Steel Toes, Not the Skin, Stupid!

Posted on October 17, 2008 | Written by PETA

jalopnik / CC TMZ hypothesized that the folks at Chrysler “must have purposely wanted” to annoy us when they released this memo, which says that “all employee’s [sic] shall …

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$86,000 in Taxpayer Money for a Hunting Trip?!

$86,000 in Taxpayer Money for a Hunting Trip?!

Posted on October 17, 2008 | Written by PETA

wikimedia / CC Whoops-a-daisy, AIG. Looks like the insurance giant has been making a couple of teensy-weensy billion-dollar mistakes lately! Let’s see. First, American International Group (AIG) received $85 …

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Calling All Breast Milk Recipes

Calling All Breast Milk Recipes

Posted on October 17, 2008 | Written by PETA

According to Google Insights, searches for “human breast milk” skyrocketed in the last month. Searches for “breast milk recipes” have also more than doubled. (See the graphs below for …

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Phil Collins Vs. Foie Gras

Phil Collins Vs. Foie Gras

Posted on October 16, 2008 | Written by PETA

art / CC Question: Does Grammy-winning recording artist Phil Collins support the sale of foie gras? Answer: Heck no! The singer/songwriter began his career as a vocalist for the …

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