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Have A Certified Humane Thanksgiving

(HUMANE THANKSGIVING/TURKEYS) This Thanksgiving, if you aren’t planning to replace your turkey with a tofurky, consider getting a certified humane turkey for your holiday feast. According to Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC) “Certified Humane turkeys can flap wings, move around, perch above ground at night, and eat nutritious food without antibiotics or other chemicals.” In […]

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Protect Your Pet This Holiday Season

(PETS/PET CARE) While holiday meals and festive decor often bring us joy, they can serve as a huge danger to your pet. During the upcoming season, veterinarians see a huge influx of patients, due to consumption of “human” food and even decorations. Read the tips below to learn how both you and your pet can celebrate the holidays […]

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This nutty apple pie is a delicious vegan dessert! Photo Credit: (VEGAN)

Elana’s Meat-Free Monday: Thanksgiving Menu

(VEGAN/VEGETARIAN) Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks over a delicious meal enjoyed with friends and family. Luckily, no animals need to be harmed in this celebration as there are plenty of cruelty-free food options available to enjoy during the holidays. Try this full Thanksgiving menu that includes a sweet potato mash with candied pecans, […]

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At the Turkey Trot festival in Yellville, Arkansas, live turkeys are dropped from airplanes. Photo Credit: Getty Images

Tradition Or Torture? Stop The Turkey Trot!

(TURKEYS/ANIMAL CRUELTY) “Bombs away!” takes on a whole new meaning in Yellville, Arkansas, where the incredibly cruel “Turkey Drop” tradition is a main event at the annual Turkey Trot festival. Yes, many consume turkey on Thanksgiving, but these intelligent and playful birds deserve to be treated with more humanity. Read on to see if the […]

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Bizarre ‘Legless’ Lizard Has T-Rex Arms

(ANIMAL VIDEOS/LIZARDS) If you thought this was a snake or worm, then think again! This is actually a Mexican mole lizard, a type of legless lizard, spotted in San Juanico, Baja California Sur. They’re typically around 9 inches long and have front limbs perfect for digging through soil. Since they dwell underground, they aren’t usually seen on […]

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Rescued Chicken Loves Her New Dog Siblings

Rescued Chicken Loves Her New Dog Siblings

(ANIMAL RESCUE/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) Thanks to the Alliance to End Chickens as Kaporos, this lucky chicken named Rose was rescued from Kaporos, an annual Orthodox Jewish ritual in Brooklyn, New York, where 60,000 baby chickens are starved for days, then tortured and killed in illegal slaughterhouses. Now, Rose is living the life! She even comes […]

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Fewer than 100 Sumatran rhinos remain in the wild. Photo Credit: World Wild Life Foundation

Sumatran Rhino Population In A State Of Ruin

(RHINOS/WILDLIFE CONSERVATION) In the 1980s, there were estimated to be 800 Sumatran rhinos left in the wild. Nowadays, that number could be as low as 30–no thanks to poaching and habitat loss. But since these four known wild rhino populations are so segregated from one another, they also have difficulty reaching each other to breed. […]

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Vegan Persimmon Butternut Squash Soup

Meat-Free Monday: Vegan Persimmon Butternut Squash Soup

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) This week’s Meat-Free Monday recipe embraces the full flavors of fall! This persimmon butternut squash soup is creamy, sweet, and chock-full of nourishment. Persimmons are packed with anti-inflammatory nutrients like phytonutrients, antioxidants, fiber, B Vitamins, and minerals–making this one immunity-boosting delicious soup! What’s more, this recipe is paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free, and super easy to […]

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