The Biggest Threat to Homeless Animals Today: The Betrayal of ‘No-Kill’ Sheltering

Published by Chrissy Matthies.

Sick cats crammed into cages and stacked in hallways. Dogs fighting over food in crowded and filthy kennels. Animals in need denied admission and left on the street to produce more and more puppies and kittens with nowhere to go. Feral cats turned loose or turned away. Dying animals struggling to take their last breaths, left alone in a cage to die. And animal hoarders, cashing in on the term “no kill,” bringing misery to their prisoners. This is the truth behind the façade of the “no-kill” movement. But PETA President Ingrid E. Newkirk explains that we can end the homeless animal crisis in real, humane, and workable ways. Watch The Betrayal of ‘No-Kill’ Sheltering now:

What You Can Do

Join the “No-Birth Nation”: Spay and neuter your animals, and urge everyone you know to do the same. Support open-admission shelters that don’t turn away animals just so that they can perpetuate the deceptive and harmful “no-kill” illusion at their facility. Join PETA, and help us save animals wherever they are are abused. We need your help.

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“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