PETA urges pets be a part of the family fire emergency plan
THE silent victims of bushfire disasters can often be much loved family pets and farm animals.
The fury of recent days provides a sombre reminder that while the human cost is horrific, the loss of pets and livestock can prolong the grieving process and cause even more heartache than the loss of property and possessions.
Animal welfare group PETA has launched a campaign offering advice to residents looking to ensure the safety of animals should the need to evacuate become urgent or mandatory …
Coffs Coast Advocate – 19th Oct 2013 3:00 PM
PETA: Kopi Luwak reeks of animal abuse
Animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has organized a boycott of the country’s popular commodity, Kopi Luwak, or civet coffee, saying that animal abuse was part and parcel of the production of the coffee beans …
Jakarta Post – October 19 2013, 10:59 AM
Harrods Calls for Indonesia to Certify Production of Kopi Luwak, World’s Cruellest Cup of Coffee
PETA protest draws curious
By ROBERT LEE LONG
SOUTHAVEN — A protest outside a Southaven elementary school Friday drew a few curious onlookers as well as TV cameras and the stares of a few parents.
The DeSoto County School District said the concerns of the group are misplaced.
A costumed pig which held aloft a sign that read “Stop Feeding Miserable Pigs to Kids,” greeted Southaven Elementary School parents picking up their children from school on Friday.
The PETA protest was designed to call attention to the Mississippi Department of Education’s contract to feed school children from Southern Quality Meats, Inc., which provides sausage and other meat products to schools across Mississippi, including Southaven and DeSoto County …
DeSoto Times Today – October 19, 2013 1:05 AM CDT
PETA Offers $5000 for Info in “All About Animals” Case (Video)
Written by Elaine Rackley
MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Macon Police said it’s too early in their investigation to determine if one person or several people broke into an animal shelter and forced dogs to fight.
Police returned to the “All About Animals” dog shelter Friday, to dust for fingerprints. They also interviewed volunteers and people working in the area, about Thursday’s vandalism and break-in at the facility.
“All About Animals” dog shelter is located at 101 Riverside Drive in Macon …
41 NBC News – October 18, 2013 07:49 PM