Michelle Reynolds

Michelle Reynolds

Michelle first learned about the cruelty of factory farming while pursuing a degree in journalism at the University of Kentucky. She signed up for an agriculture course as an elective simply because it filled a hole in her schedule. That class, chosen by chance, precipitated her “aha” moment: She immediately stopped eating animals and started learning everything she could about animal rights. When not writing for PETA, she enjoys traveling, listening to The Beatles, spending time on the water near her home in Florida, and doting on her guinea pigs, Duke and Bogart, who were rescued during one of PETA’s PetSmart investigations, and her dog, Capone, whom PETA rescued from a chain.

‘Christspiracy’ Is What Compassionate People of Faith Have Long Waited For

“Christspiracy” provides compelling, evidence-backed revelations about “the biggest cover-up in 2,000 years.”

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What Should You Do if Mice Have Found Their Way Into Your Home?

If mice or rats have decided to party at your pad, you can encourage them to pack their things and go with these simple and kind tips.

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Honor All Mothers This Mother’s Day

This Mother’s Day, show your mom—and all moms—some love.

Venues With Values: Restaurants That Have Switched to an All-Vegan Menu

Yum and then some: To make their restaurants reflect their values, many owners are switching to vegan menus.

From Homeless Cats to Caged Chickens, Pope Benedict Urged Compassion

As Christians around the world mourn the loss of Pope Benedict XVI, PETA is remembering a man of great faith who truly cared for “the least of these.”

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Loretta Lynn Was a PETA Chain-Breaker

Loretta Lynn was never big on being bound. And she wouldn’t let animals be bound, either.

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You Don’t Have to Wait for ‘Hocus Pocus 2’—Binx Is Ready to Meet You

Binx is willing to travel (even to Salem) to find his perfect match. And he’s ready to protect his adoptive family from the Sanderson sisters—or just foil balls and yarn.

‘The Witcher’ Is Monstrous to Animals—Here’s How

While Geralt is hunting monsters, he should go after the dealers who rent out animals to be used in shows like “The Witcher.”

22 Celebrity Quotes That Will Help You Go Vegan in 2022

Need some vegan inspiration or know someone who does? Take it from Lizzo, Joaquin Phoenix, Billie Eilish, and many others who are living their best vegan lives.

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Brindle Beauty Ready to Find ‘the One’—Must Love Giving Chin Scratches

Tired of ghosting and games? Ready to find a real relationship? Misha is, too.

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Fireworks Shortage Presents the Perfect Opportunity for Change

Explosions in the air can be upsetting to veterans, small children, and anyone else with a sensitivity to loud sounds—but they’re often deadly to dogs and cats.

We Did It! Canada Goose Ditches Fur After Massive PETA Campaign

PETA supporters, WE DID IT. After a loud, nonstop, years-long PETA campaign, Canada Goose is ending its use of fur!

Kate del Castillo to SeaWorld: Stop Sexually Abusing Dolphins

Imagine being immobilized and forcibly impregnated. That’s the reality for female dolphins at SeaWorld, so Kate del Castillo is calling the company out.

The Results Are In! The Winners of PETA’s 2020 Oscat Awards Are …

Every year, PETA honors the actors, directors, writers, and others who advocate for animals through film. Here are the winners of the fourth annual Oscats!

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This Magic Bean Is Ready to Be Planted in Your Lap

Even if your name isn’t Jack, today may be your lucky day, because this enchanting little fellow is looking for a place to put down roots.

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