Seriously, Though: Comedian Ricky Gervais Is the Best

While comedian Ricky Gervais has made a career from his witty and honest humor, he chooses to use his voice on social media to raise awareness of animal rights. He covers almost every topic, including mocking hunterssharing petitions, and promoting companion-animal adoption. Using his TwitterFacebook, and Instagram accounts, Ricky is unapologetic in raising his voice for animals.

He is merciless:


He states the obvious:


He is against captivity:
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He points out the reality of extinction:


He reminds us about the often overlooked “other” poaching victims:


He shames those involved in the absurdity of “sport” hunting:


He emphasizes the importance of adoption:

He sees the sentient being:


He won’t let us give up:

He created a television show whose title character is as dedicated to animals as he is:

“He’s my favouritest dog”. The #Derek DVD Boxset is out Monday and you can pre-order now at http://bit.ly/DerekTheBoxset

Posted by Ricky Gervais on Friday, October 23, 2015

 

He gets angry:

He is kind:


He ends nearly every day with a friendly note and his beloved cat, Ollie:

Is your love and respect for animals similar to Ricky’s?

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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