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Then Came the Last Days of May…

Parched land no desert sand, sun was just a dot, And a little bit of water goes a long way, ’cause it’s hot. Three good buddies were laughing and smoking in the back Of a rented Ford. They couldn’t know they weren’t going far. from Then Came the Last Days of May  by Donald “Buck Dharma” … Continue reading

Mike the LSU Tiger- The REST of the Story

So LSU has officially introduced the Tiger Nation to Mike VII, a “rescue tiger” donated to the school by Wild at Heart Wildlife Center, described as a sanctuary and located in Okeechobee, Florida. Sounds wonderful, doesn’t it? A tiger in need will now live a life of luxury in a habitat described by NPR reporter Ashley … Continue reading

Where’s the Diversity in Animal Welfare Advocacy?

During the economic downturn we stopped spending money on lots of things. But what did we not stop spending money on? Our pets. In fact, spending on pets actually increased during the recession, which is why every bozo with a gimmick is starting a pet-related business. So why does that love for our pets not … Continue reading

Do You Hafta Have Money to be an Animal Welfare Advocate?

Last night I attended a grassroots meeting held about an hour from here; the meeting was sponsored by Grey2K and the Humane Society of the US. Both groups sent me an email about the meeting, and both emails mentioned start time was 6 PM. At 6 PM I rolled up, only to learn the meeting actually started … Continue reading

A Primer On Animal Advocacy

All animal advocates are not alike. In fact, there are two VERY different viewpoints about how animals should be seen. Today I’ll give a brief primer on the difference in the two camps.  In one camp are the Abolitionists. Abolitionists believe that animals have rights and should not be used by people in any way. … Continue reading

Why Do I Bother Writing This Blog?

Sometimes I ask myself why I continue to write a blog dedicated to the welfare of animals. Aren’t there plenty of other groups and people doing the same that are at least getting paid to carry that message? Am I nothing more than a minnow swimming in the ocean? After all, if I were to … Continue reading

Words on Wednesday!

      For more about this bill and what’s at stake, check out this fact sheet from the ASPCA! Click HERE to find your Alabama state senator and call or write TODAY!  

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