Housewife Keeps It ‘Real’ for Animals

Published by PETA.

Twilight actor Nikki Reed celebrated her 24th birthday in Las Vegas—and gave animals a reason to make merry, too—with a birthday party featuring vegan sushi rolls, salads, and chocolate cake from Red Velvet Café. Many happy returns, Nikki!

Be sure to check out The Vegan Vine wines, now owned by NBA legend and PETA pal John Salley. (Aren’t all wines vegan? Au contraire.) John reminds us that being a vegan is “the best damn way to eat” (and drink!) “period.”

Mary Zilba of The Real Housewives of Vancouver can be counted on never to be silent when it comes to animals in need—and the “No Fur” T-shirt that she’s sporting in this picture seems to prove it:

Two famous folks have opened their homes to animals without one—former President George W. Bush adopted a stray cat he named Bob, while actor Jenna Elfman added a rescued puppy to her family—and both received special thank-you packages from PETA.

Some of the biggest names in comedy are raising funds to support PETA’s work in Hollywood’s hottest ticket, Stand-Up for Animals. (Get your tickets here.) No wonder so many celebrities were all atwitter about it:

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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