SPECIESISM, by Joan Dunayer, Part Deux

Animal Person

Here are some of the my favorite quotes: In reality, species don't evolve toward greater humanness but toward greater adaptiveness in their ecological niche (105). No living group of nonhuman animals--no existing species of invertebrate, fish, amphibian, reptile, bird or nonhuman mammal--is ancestral to humans. No nonhuman alive today belongs to the same species as some ancestor of humans. Today's nonhuman apes don't represent earlier stages in human development.

Pet Safety During Home Improvements

4 The Love Of Animals

Cats, dogs, and other small pets are much more vulnerable than humans to dust and vapors that settle near the floor for any project that requires good ventilation like painting, sanding, or pulling up carpet, clean up thoroughly before bringing a pet home after a home improvement project.

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