Miami-Dade School District Ends Cat Dissection

Following years of urging from PETA, the Miami-Dade school district—the fourth-largest district in the United States—has made the compassionate decision to ban cat dissection across all schools. PETA met with the school board, provided teachers with training in computer-based virtual dissections, and donated interactive cat-anatomy software for use throughout the district.


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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind