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Award for the Apple of Our i (Er … Eye)

digitalmediaonlineinc / CC Many of us have trouble envisioning a world without iPods, iPhones, and other iAwesome ways to connect with each other and listen to tunes, but Apple …

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Shackled, Lonely, Beaten

Once again our band of beautiful activists braved the winter weather to throw an eye-catching unwelcome party for circuses all across the South. The attention garnered by their loveliness …

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Escaped Tiger Costs Trainer a Million Bucks

tifft / CC What might have been just another story of shoddy circus animal handling came to a karmic conclusion last week when a tiger trainer, Josip Marcan, agreed …

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Victory! Elephants: 2, Ringling: 0

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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Ho Ho Ho, PETA Activists Are Coming to Town!

With shopping season in full swing, PETA volunteers and campaigners are out there braving the cold. Check out photos of some of our recent attention-getting demos below: In Massachusetts, …

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Britney: Comeback Diva or Clueless Animal Abuser?

hollywoodtoday / CC Sadly, I still remember the first time I heard Britney Spears’ “Baby One More Time.” I was in the eighth grade and TRL was still wildly …

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PETA’s Turkey Drive (Yup!) and More

In honor of Thanksgiving, we want to share with you one of the things that we’re really, really thankful for: Awesome activists doing awesome demos! Take this recent demo …

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PETA’s Road Warriors

Our fearless campaigners have been hard at work exposing cruelty to animals—and sometimes quite a bit of themselves—all across the country! A Lowe’s in San Diego received a visit …

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Elephant Cruelty: Your Government Inaction

It seems that some circus industry folks—including Feld Entertainment, Ringling’s parent company—have donated more than $40,000to certain Chicago aldermen and their respective ward organizations in an apparent attempt to …

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Please, USDA, Bring Charges Against Ned’s Abuser

Photo: Elephant Sanctuary I have some good news, and I have some bad news. First, the bad news: Ned, an elephant confiscated from a Florida-based circus trainer, almost starved …

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What Do Zombies Have in Common With a Pleather Fetish?

They’ve both been featured in killer PETA street demonstrations this month! Now, we’re known for being clever, sexy, and interesting when it comes to our eye-catching demos, but in …

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Nah! Nah! The Circus Got a Smackdown!

As I’m sure many of you are aware, circuses that use elephants and big cats in their acts are not on PETA’s approved list! Circuses—including Ringling Bros. and Barnum …

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In ‘Donkey Basketball’ News …

After covering the zoo-prison connection just recently, the folks at The Onion have put together a spoof news story highlighting how absolutely ridiculous (and—dare I say—lowbrow) “donkey basketball” is.2-Year-Old …

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Victories!

I just got an email asking why I never posted about PETA’s recent Chipotle victory and pointing out that for activists, hearing about these successes can make a huge …

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RIP, Delhi the Elephant

I just got this email from Debbie Leahy, the director of PETA’s Captive Exotic Animals Department: Sad news. A dear friend, Delhi, passed away on Tuesday, March 11. Delhi …

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