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Vegan team runs marathon for the animals

PHILLY.COM | GLORIA CAMPISI | November 22, 09 at 10:38 AM

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Vegan team runs marathon for the animals

When Jennifer Clark went vegetarian, her mother was afraid she would die. Clark didn't die, or turn into a 98-pound weakling. Instead, she became so fit that she's running in her third Philadelphia Marathon tomorrow. Clark, 33, now a vegan,...

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Farm Sanctuary's Happy Thanksgiving for turkeys

November 20, 09 at 08:46 PM

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Farm Sanctuary's Happy Thanksgiving for turkeys

This weekend, turkeys celebrate with pumpkin pie, squash and cranberries at the Farm Sanctuary in Orland. They are being treated to their own Thanksgiving feast today during the farm's annual feeding ceremony to be attended by human well-wishers. Those...

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The benefits of a vegetarian Thanksgiving

Compassion Over Killing | Francesca Valente | November 20, 09 at 11:20 AM

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The benefits of a vegetarian Thanksgiving

The moment my mom set that first Tofurky down on the table in front of me 6 years ago, I knew I made the right decision. Even though many people thought it defied logic, becoming a vegetarian right before Thanksgiving...

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Mass Animal Sacrifice a Go Despite Protest

CHICAGOTRIBUNE.COM | November 20, 09 at 10:49 AM

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Mass Animal Sacrifice a Go Despite Protest

Editor's Note: Is this event really any more barbaric than what happens to the millions of animals who are killed daily in the United States for food? Your thoughts? A Hindu festival in which hundreds of thousands of animals are...

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Researchers Ask: Are Caged Chickens Miserable? Duh...

ABCNEWS.COM | MICHAEL J. CRUMB | November 19, 09 at 07:40 PM

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Researchers Ask: Are Caged Chickens Miserable? Duh...

Are cramped chickens crazy chickens? Researchers are trying to answer that question through several studies that intend to take emotions out of an angry debate between animal welfare groups and producers. At issue are small cages, typically 24 inches wide...

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The Line Between Cat Fancy and Cat Crazy

ABCNEWS.COM | JOY CIARCIA-LEVY | November 19, 09 at 04:51 PM

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The Line Between Cat Fancy and Cat Crazy

Single. Female. Three Cats. Red flag! For most people, the combo invites the label Cat Lady, says Christie Callan-Jones, a filmmaker. Callan-Jones' latest documentary, "Cat Ladies," tells the stories of four women and their devotion to their cats. Elizabeth Vargas...

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Murdering Dolphins to Prove Your Manhood (Warning: Graphic & Maddening)

November 19, 09 at 09:48 AM

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Murdering Dolphins to Prove Your Manhood (Warning: Graphic & Maddening)

Unfortunately, what is shown in the photos below happens every year in the  event known as "Dantesque" or "bloody slaughter" in the Faroe Islands, which are a semi-independent protectorate of Denmark. This bloody slaughter is an old Danish ceremony known...

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India Orders All Circus and Zoo Elephants to Be Moved to Wild Life Sanctuaries

http://abcnews.go.com/Travel/wireStory?id=9073457 | NIRMALA GEORGE | November 18, 09 at 02:06 PM

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India Orders All Circus and Zoo Elephants to Be Moved to Wild Life Sanctuaries

Editor's note: A victory for the elephants! All elephants living in Indian zoos and circuses will be moved to wildlife parks and game sanctuaries where the animals can graze more freely, officials said Friday. The decision affects around 140 elephants...

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Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs and Wear Cows

Patti Breitman | November 18, 09 at 01:59 PM

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Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs and Wear Cows

New book by Melanie Joy, Ph.D. The vast majority of Americans view eating meat as natural, normal and necessary while recognizing that vegetarianism is an ideology, or belief system. Thanks to Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs and Wear Cows...

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Cat Declawing Ban Spreads Through Calif.

LATIMES.COM | November 18, 09 at 07:30 AM

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Cat Declawing Ban Spreads Through Calif.

Two Southern California cities have voted to ban the declawing of cats, joining San Francisco and Santa Monica in outlawing the practice. The Beverly Hills City Council voted 5-0 Tuesday night to approve a declawing ban, except in cases of...

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If activists are silenced, who speaks for the animals?

PETA | JUSTIN GOODMAN | November 16, 09 at 09:57 PM

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If activists are silenced, who speaks for the animals?

In the last few years - ever since the passage of the chilling Animal Enterprises Terrorism Act and the implementation of an earlier incarnation of the law - the free speech rights of some animal activists have been trampled in...

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Fox News: If You're Still Eating Meat, This Is What You're Contributing To

FoxNews.com | Mercy for Animals | November 16, 09 at 03:42 PM

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Fox News: If You're Still Eating Meat, This Is What You're Contributing To

If you still eat meat, you're directly contributing to this. Get honest with yourself. Disturbing video of animal cruelty at Pennsylvania pig farm.  ...

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Sarah Palin takes aim at vegetarians in Going Rogue

EXAMINER.COM | Daelyn Fortney | November 15, 09 at 09:44 PM

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Sarah Palin takes aim at vegetarians in Going Rogue

Sarah Palin's highly anticipated memoir, Going Rogue: An American Life, will hit the bookshelves November 17. In the book, Palin traces her experiences from small town Alaskan girl to being on the national stage as the GOP vice presidential nominee....

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Analyzing the flesh eaters

NYTIMES.COM | JENNIFER SCHUESSLER | November 15, 09 at 08:22 AM

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Analyzing the flesh eaters

Back in 1990, when a scholar named Carol J. Adams published "The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory," it was nominated for the Diagram Prize, an annual award given to the book with the most inherently ludicrous title....

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California "Happy Cows" commercial shooting in - New Zealand!

LATIMES.COM | Richard Verrier | November 13, 09 at 07:23 AM

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California "Happy Cows" commercial shooting in - New Zealand!

It doesn't matter where they shoot the commercial, the cows aren't really happy... The California Milk Advisory Board may have shot itself in the hoof. The board, which promotes the state's dairy farmers and is overseen by the California Department...

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Open Season on Yellowstone Wolves

NDRC.org | November 12, 09 at 09:03 PM

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Open Season on Yellowstone Wolves

She was known as 527, but she was much more than a number. She was one of Yellowstone's beloved wolves. Wolf 527 was beloved by wolf-watchers and wildlife biologists who chronicled her courageous life. Sadly, she was also one of...

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Pigs Prove to Be Smart - but let's eat 'em anyway!

NYTIMES.COM | NATALIE ANGIER | November 10, 09 at 05:17 AM

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Pigs Prove to Be Smart - but let's eat 'em anyway!

We've all heard the story of the third Little Pig, who foiled the hyperventilating wolf by building his house out of bricks, rather than with straw or sticks as his brothers had done. Less commonly known is that the pig...

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Pet Myths: Do felines always land on their feet?

SFGATE.COM | Amelia Glynn | November 9, 09 at 06:16 PM

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Pet Myths: Do felines always land on their feet?

This is one of those "most of the time" but "it depends" answers. "Feline high-rise syndrome" is a term coined by American veterinarian Dr. Gordon Robinson in 1976 to describe the unfortunate increase in the number of cats that have...

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L.A., Beverly Hills move to ban declawing of cats

LATIMES.COM | Maeve Reston | November 6, 09 at 07:21 PM

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L.A., Beverly Hills move to ban declawing of cats

The Los Angeles City Council, in a preliminary action, voted unanimously today to ban the controversial practice of declawing cats, which council members described as unnecessary and abject animal cruelty. The vote was also a repudiation of the state Legislature,...

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Jonathan Safran Foer on Thanksgiving (VIDEO)

November 5, 09 at 06:31 PM

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Jonathan Safran Foer on Thanksgiving (VIDEO)

After talking with Ellen about his book, "Eating Animals," Jonathan Safran Foer answered questions from Ellen's audience. Watch as he explains why some foods are worse than others -- and what you're eating when you eat a Thanksgiving turkey.  ...

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