"The best way to help cows abused by the dairy industry and keep your family healthy is to stock your fridge with delicious vegan foods, dairy free milk, cheese, ice cream and yoghurt are readily available at your local grocery or health food store and offer all the nutrition that you and your children need with none of the cholesterol or cruelty found in dairy products."- Emily Deschanel
On Monday a lion cub was put up for sale on the Twitter web site. Photographs of the cub was tweeted together with a price tag of Dh30,000 by a Dubai based pet shop. Wildlife officials of the United Arab Emirates have taken the cub into custody. The pet shop owner who is currently unidentified but went under the Twitter name of PetMateUAE has since taken down the tweets and claimed that he was not selling the lion cub but just looking for a home for it. The store owner who shop tagline is "selling all sorts of pets in the UAE" said an official from the Ministry of Environment and Water, the agency responsible for animal welfare in the emirates, had taken custody of the lion.
Sacred Cows and Golden Geese: The Human Cost of Experiments on Animals by C. Ray Greek, MD and Jean Swingle Greek, DVM
"In this comprehensive, compelling, and troubling book, the Greeks make one point absolutely clear: the necessity is not animal experimentation; the necessity is to stop it." – Carol J. Adams, author of The Sexual Politics of Meat
Animals deserve rights, regardless of how they taste or how convenient it is to experiment on them. Like humans, animals are capable of suffering and have an interest in leading their own lives. They are not ours to use for food, clothing, experimentation, or entertainment.
As an activist, you can educate people in your community and positively affect their attitudes and lifestyles. You just need the desire to generate positive change and to believe that your voice and actions matter...