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PETA Fielded Calls From California to Canada to Help Animals This Summer

On an average day, PETA’s Cruelty Investigations Department receives dozens of phone calls reporting cases of animal abuse. Here’s what happens next.

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Celebrate International Friendship Day With These Heartwarming PETA Rescue Stories

This International Friendship Day, these heartwarming PETA rescue stories will remind you that the truest friends stick together—even through the toughest times.

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Maxi’s Owner Passed Away—Can You Love and Comfort Her?

PETA is trying to find a new home for sweet senior dog Maxi, whose owner passed away, leaving her outside alone. Can you love and comfort Maxi for the rest of her life?

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After PETA’s Rescue, Formerly Chained Chihuahua Is Unrecognizable (Video)

Tiny Henry was chained outside in all weather extremes—all day, every day. Watch his new guardian’s emotional reaction to seeing him before he was rescued by PETA.

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Watch PETA Transform the Lives of These Starving Sheep Kept at a Convenience Store

Starving and isolated, mother sheep Camellia and her baby needed help. Watch what happened after PETA rescued them.

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Bigotry begins when categories such as race, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or species are used to justify discrimination.

Meet the Dog Who Helped Inspire a National News Story: Lady, Finally Unchained

Chained and forgotten in “No-No Land,” Lady was featured in The Washington Post Magazine. Now, she’s free from her chain and in search of the life she always deserved.

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PETA Rescued 12-Week-Old Finnegan From Under a Mobile Home—Now He Awaits Adoption

Meet Finnegan, a 12-week-old, fiery-orange kitten rescued from under a mobile home by PETA fieldworkers. Now he’s awaiting adoption!

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You Don’t Have to Wait for ‘Hocus Pocus 2’—Binx Is Ready to Meet You

Binx is willing to travel (even to Salem) to find his perfect match. And he’s ready to protect his adoptive family from the Sanderson sisters—or just foil balls and yarn.

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Public Shelters: Refuge for Animals or Not?

When lockdown resulted in an unexpected surge of adoptions and new foster homes, many shelters chose to leave cages empty, rather than offering refuge to homeless animals.

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Can You Help Blue Beat the Baby Blues?

After bringing home a new baby, a family realizes the noisy newcomer is giving their retiring cat the blues.

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From Real-Life Nightmare to Living the Dream: PETA Rescues Animals From Labs

Rescued from labs, these animals were given a second chance with help from PETA. Whether a mouse or a beagle, no animal deserves to be experimented on.

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Pancake Is Living the Sweet Life at Last, Thanks to PETA

From abandoned and covered in ash to forming a cuddle stack with her new “pack”: See how PETA flipped the script for Pancake.

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Update: Rescued Puppy’s Christmas Wish Comes True

A homeless puppy goes from the mean streets to the lap of luxury.

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Hooray for Cat TV! Oil Spill Survivors Brandi and Bubbles Thank Kind Donors

It’s PAWSitively true: Cats love TV, too! See how PETA’s office cats are enjoying their cat TV after Samsung and others sent us kind donations.

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Room to Run and Snuggle: Desmond’s New Home Is PURRfect

This cat was mired in his own waste inside a cage crawling with roaches before his rescue by PETA.

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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