Action Alerts: General/Animal Rights
Join PETA’s Campaign to End Speciesism Now!
End Speciesism! Bigotry begins when categories such as race, age, gender, or species are used to justify discrimination.
URGENT: Speak Out Against Psychotic ‘Bunny Chase’ in Paradise, Utah!
Despite having heard from PETA and local animal advocates, the town of Paradise, Utah, along with the local Lions Club apparently organized and held an extremely cruel “bunny chase” at its annual Easter event on Saturday, April 16.
Urge Transylvania County DA to Drop Charges Against Animal Rescuer
Rescuing a sick goat should merit a medal—it shouldn’t be a crime.
Gamers and PETA Supporters, Unite! Call On Nintendo to Add ‘Not a Nugget’ to Smash Bros.
Rumors are swirling about the video game characters who may appear on the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate roster next. Will they include PETA’s mascot “Not a Nugget”?
Help End the Suffering of Bettas by Telling Korean Air and EVA Air: Enough!
Please tell Korean Air and EVA Air that the betta fish trade is causing suffering on a massive scale and that they must stop supporting this cruel industry.
URGENT: Urge Officials to Stop Gassing Animals at Green River Animal Shelter
Please join PETA in urging Green River officials to remove the shelter’s outdated gas chamber.
Monkeys Abused for Coconut Milk: Ask These Grocery Chains to Stop Supporting Forced Monkey Labor
In Thailand, terrified monkeys are chained, beaten, and forced to climb trees to pick coconuts. Opting for one of these animal-friendly brands could mean saving a life.
Take Action: 8 Horses DIED in a Steel Shipping Container
Please ask TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico to put an end to this.
NRA Chief Shoots, Struggles to Kill Elephant—Take Action!
See for yourself the shocking footage of NRA chief Wayne LaPierre mangling an elephant, and then speak out against cowardly “trophy” hunters.
Urge Myakka Elephant Ranch to Stop Exploiting Lou, Carol, and Patty
Carol, Patty, and Lou were previously exploited in circuses. Now, they’re forced to participate in bathing, feeding, toenail painting, and photo interactions at Myakka Elephant Ranch.
Pearl Hotel Stops Confining Betta Fish to Tiny Bowls in Hotel Rooms
After hearing from PETA and tens of thousands of our members and supporters, The Pearl Hotel in San Diego confirmed that it has stopped confining betta fish to tiny bowls in guests’ rooms and that it has no plans ever to buy and display these fish in the hotel again!
Urge Dictionaries to Ban Derogatory, Speciesist Definitions!
Sometimes, dictionaries need updating.
Meijer: Stop Selling Live Fish as ‘Pets’ NOW!
Meijer, an American supercenter chain, continues to sell live fish as “pets,” even after hearing from PETA that fish always suffer in the pet trade.
Victory! Walmart Stops Selling Chaokoh Coconut Milk
Update (June 7, 2022): Victory! After hearing from PETA and thousands of concerned shoppers, Walmart has cut ties with Chaokoh! Please keep the momentum going by urging 99 Ranch Market to reconsider its business relationship with Chaokoh. Update (March 29, 2022): Supermarket chain Jewel-Osco has ended sales of Chaokoh brand coconut milk following more than… Read more »
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— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind