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It is a great example of how loving and selfless non-human animals can be. The whole idea that so many people hold that says somehow humans have a monopoly on emotions kind of gets tossed out the window when you see something like this. Tags: Uncategorized companion animals compassion dogs videos This video just melts my heart.

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Animal Person

Bea directed me to the Animal Welfare Special Report at TheHill.com , in which Rep. David Scott (D-Ga), who is the chairman of the Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Subcommittee of the House Committee on Agriculture draws a line in the sand regarding the animals we use and how we use them. A prime example of this is our concern for the welfare of animals in agriculture.". We have a tendency as a society to anthropomorphize our animals, especially our pets.

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Animal Ethics

While cruelty to animals is a serious matter that should elicit widespread public outrage, efforts to reach the public through more serious means often fall on deaf ears in a world in which sex sells and there are both a war and an economic downturn. Animal suffering and human suffering are undeniably interconnected. It should come as no surprise that a facility that profits from tormenting and killing animals would also oppress and abuse humans.

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Animal Ethics

To the Editor: Re “ PETA’s Latest Tactic: $1 Million for Fake Meat ” (news article, April 21): The commercial development of meat from animal tissue won’t result in “fake meat” any more than cloning sheep results in fake sheep. April 21, 2008 To the Editor: Re “ Million-Dollar Meat ” (editorial, April 23): In vitro meat might not appeal to everyone, but I am guessing that the day PETA awards its prize money will be a happy day for the billions of land animals bound for slaughter.