Tag Archives: rescue

What are eggs for?

Most of us are raised to eat eggs. I was. Probably you were too. We are taught that laying eggs is just what hens and quail, ducks, geese and several other species do. And to a certain extent, that’s true. … Continue reading

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Speciesism and the welfare of property

Sometimes we are told that someone ‘loves’ ‘their’ animals, or that they ‘treat them well’, but the claim that is always shouted from the rooftops is the one about ‘high welfare standards’. These claims may come from people in a … Continue reading

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Defend the innocent, join the dots

Recently I saw a number of articles, images and videos that I found deeply moving. • A dairy cow with severe head trauma had been thrown into a dumpster to die. She was standing, face bloodied, hunched in agony, looking … Continue reading

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We don’t need to be ‘animal lovers’ to do right by them

As a vegan advocate, I strongly believe that the words we use are vitally important, and words like ‘animal lovers’, ‘love’, ‘compassion’ and ‘kindness’ are frequently used by many who protest about animal ‘cruelty’. Apart from the fact that all … Continue reading

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Lessons in Applied Speciesism

Originally posted on Striving with Systems:
By Justin Van Kleeck i. The memory of picking up Orion and Hikaru, our first rescued roosters, from the shelter is still vivid, albeit with the fuzzy edges of most past memories. In contrast…

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Triangle Chance for All’s New Video!

Originally posted on Triangle Chicken Advocates:
Thanks to a generous grant from The Pollination Project, we recently completed a short video about Triangle Chance for All and our Microsanctuary! The shooting happened a few months ago, and we have been…

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