Woman Hid Corpse in Her Home for Six Months―and She’s Not the Only One

Published by Michelle Kretzer.

People living near Hamilton, Ontario, were shocked to learn that one of their neighbors had been keeping the decomposing corpse of her dead husband in a bedroom of their home for six months. So PETA is alerting people that corpses could be hiding in plain sight in other people’s homes, too—particularly in kitchen refrigerators. We’re negotiating with Hamilton-area advertisers to place this billboard in the city:

Are There Corpses in Your Home? Billboard

If people don’t want to share their homes with corpses, they’ll have to steer clear of the meat case.

Every year, billions of animals have their bodies chopped up, wrapped in cellophane, labeled, and sent to the supermarket. But animal advocates know that “ribs,” “legs,” and other “meats” are really the flesh of animals who had the capacity to feel love, fear, joy, and grief and who suffered immensely before they were killed for food.

Are there corpses in your home? Time to go vegan.

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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