Animals WERE Harmed: How American Humane Has Failed Animals

“No animals were harmed”? We disagree. PETA’s video reveals why you shouldn’t trust American Humane labels.

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Shanah Tovah! Here Are 3 Ways You Can Keep Animals in Mind During the High Holy Days

How can we keep our fellow animals in mind during the Jewish New Year? Here are some animal-kind tips for your Rosh Hashanah celebration.

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Redfora’s ‘Earthquake Bag’ Goes Leather-Free After Hearing From PETA

Thanks to PETA and our supporters, Redfora replaced the cow-skin gloves in its popular Earthquake Bags with durable synthetic versions.

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Women Cry Tears of Joy After Freeing Mouse from Glue Trap (VIDEO)

Do you know what to do if you find an animal stuck in a glue trap? Your actions could mean the difference between an animal’s life and death.

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16 Gift Ideas for Compassionate Holiday Shoppers

The PETA Catalog has something for everyone. Order by 12 noon ET on December 15 to ensure that your gifts arrive before Christmas.

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PETA Scores a Major Victory Against Glue Traps at The Home Depot

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After an employee saw firsthand how animals suffer, the company decided to prohibit the use of glue traps in its more than 2,200 stores nationwide.

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Taking It to the Boardroom: PETA Urges Restoration Hardware to Ditch Down

The retailer’s customers can live without down—but ducks and geese can’t. Urge Restoration Hardware to stop selling down.

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This Opossum Was Shot With Arrows but Never Gave Up the Will to Live

Cruelty is cruelty, no matter the victim.

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‘Sam Got Them Out!’ A Poem About Sam Simon by Ingrid E. Newkirk

A poem written for animal ally and PETA Honorary Director Sam Simon.

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Win Free #CrueltyFree bath products by LUSH!

We’re giving away these FREE #CrueltyFree bath products by LUSH! For a chance to WIN, REGRAM this pic, follow @officialpeta, hashtag #PETAprize, & you’ll automatically be entered!

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Gyms Shed Glue Traps Like Extra Pounds

Raise your barbells to Millennium Partners Sports Club Management, LLC, which is banning glue traps from all its locations nationwide. After talks with PETA, Millennium learned how glue traps cause their victims a slow, agonizing death. Because the animals get stuck but aren’t killed, they struggle to free themselves, often ripping off fur, skin, or feathers in… Read more »

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One Glue Trap, Nine Lives

A homeowner in Virginia learned the hard way that glue traps don’t discriminate—they will snare any animal, anytime. The man had set out the trap at his home, and when he checked it 24 hours later, he found nine snakes caught in the sticky pan. Thankfully, the homeowner was decent enough to immediately take the… Read more »

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Sir Paul McCartney Ditches Cruel Charities

Showbizspy/Creative Commons Paul McCartney is amazing. He has just announced that he will be boycotting any and all charities that conduct animal experimentation. This is even a bigger deal when you consider that the former Beatle has been a long-time supporter of numerous cancer charities since losing his first wife Linda to the disease in… Read more »

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