Animals and Pets

Action Alert: Protect Animals And Free Speech — Veto The Ag-Gag

Posted by on May 2, 2013 in Animals and Pets with 0 Comments
Action Alert: Protect Animals And Free Speech — Veto The Ag-Gag

Big factory farms are so desperate to keep you from seeing images like these that they’re pressuring lawmakers to restrict the freedoms of speech and press.

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Ants Can Detect Earthquakes 24 Hours Before They Occur

Written by on April 18, 2013 in Animals and Pets with 3 Comments
Ants Can Detect Earthquakes 24 Hours Before They Occur

When an earthquake is imminent, the behavior of the ants change in a unique way. They stop going in and out of their mounds. Instead, the ants congregate outside their mound before, during, and up to a day after the earthquake occurs.

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Heart-Warming Example of Compassion: Pig Rescues Goat

Written by on September 23, 2012 in Animals and Pets, Inspirational with 1 Comment
Heart-Warming Example of Compassion: Pig Rescues Goat

This recently uploaded YouTube video shows a baby goat whose foot was stuck underwater at a petting zoo, that is, until a courageous pig swims out to save it. This heart-warming and compassionate act is a wonderful example of how we can (and should) help those in need, even when they belong to a different […]

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Our Loving Pets – Ask Teal Episode About Domesticated Animals [video]

Posted by on September 16, 2012 in Animals and Pets with 0 Comments
Our Loving Pets – Ask Teal Episode About Domesticated Animals [video]

This “Ask Teal” episode is about pets. In this episode, Teal explains that animals are eternal beings that opt into the experience of becoming a pet only if it serves them in some way. They are aware that their physical body is temporary, and remain aware of their eternal spirit.  Therefore, they do not attach […]

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Dog Lovers: Reflections On Training a Gentle Giant

Written by on August 10, 2012 in Animals and Pets with 1 Comment
Dog Lovers: Reflections On Training a Gentle Giant

By Omar Cherif Being a true dog person, I had never dealt closely with big dogs until two years ago when I first met Shay, a female two-year-old Saint Bernard who belonged to my then girlfriend’s parents. She weighs 140 pounds (63.5 Kg) with beautiful shaggy, dense white coat and with the famous reddish brown […]

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Best Speech Ever on Animal Rights by Philip Wollen, Australian Philanthropist and Former VP of Citibank [video]

Posted by on August 5, 2012 in Animals and Pets, Environment with 3 Comments
Best Speech Ever on Animal Rights by Philip Wollen, Australian Philanthropist and Former VP of Citibank [video]

Warning: This video may change your thinking about eating meat. Philip Wollen’s shakes the rafters of the auditorium with his 10-minute speech about animal rights and getting animals off of the menu. It is perhaps the best speech ever delivered on the topic.

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Bees Solve Complex Problems Faster Than Supercomputers

Posted by on July 10, 2012 in Animals and Pets with 0 Comments
Bees Solve Complex Problems Faster Than Supercomputers

(Daily Galaxy) In a landmark 2010 study, researchers found that bumblebees were able to figure out the most efficient routes among several computer-controlled “flowers,” quickly solving a complex problem that even stumps supercomputers. We already know bees are pretty good at facial recognition, and researchers have shown they can also be effective air-quality monitors.

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Against Something? Be Pro Its Opposite, Bring Love and Light and Truly Make a Difference!

Against Something? Be Pro Its Opposite, Bring Love and Light and Truly Make a Difference!

I was truly inspired to write this post by being constantly bombarded with causes AGAINST something.  Every time I get asked to participate, I end up explaining its energetic weakness and pointlessness. Let me explain what I am talking about with an example of one particular case. Yesterday, I was really touched when I received […]

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Plastic in Birds’ Stomachs Reveals Ocean’s Garbage Problem

Posted by on July 8, 2012 in Animals and Pets, Environment with 0 Comments
Plastic in Birds’ Stomachs Reveals Ocean’s Garbage Problem

Plastic found in the stomachs of dead seabirds suggests the Pacific Ocean off the northwest coast of North America is more polluted than was realized.

The birds, called northern fulmars, feed exclusively at sea. Plastic remains in their stomachs for long periods. Researchers have for several decades examined stomach contents of fulmars, and in new study they tallied the plastic products in dead fulmars that had washed up on the coasts of Washington, Oregon and British Columbia, Canada.

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How to Keep Your Dog Healthy

Posted by on July 7, 2012 in Animals and Pets with 0 Comments
How to Keep Your Dog Healthy

In the last 50 years or so, the health of domestic dogs has declined dramatically. Dogs are getting serious diseases at younger ages and are living shorter lives. Clearly something is profoundly wrong with the current model of canine health care. What has happened in these years to so change the health of dogs?

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Together on a New Path: Enduring (or Escaping) Corporate America in 2012 – What it Means for Your Animal Companions

Posted by on April 9, 2012 in Animals and Pets with 0 Comments
Together on a New Path:  Enduring (or Escaping) Corporate America in 2012 – What it Means for Your Animal Companions

By Elizabeth S. Eiler, B.Msc., M.Sc, Ph.D. As my energies shifted, what was once a tolerable way to pay the bills had become a test of character – and ultimately, of faith.  I knew what my toxic corporate job was doing to me, but what about the gentle animal companions who loved and strengthened me?  […]

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We Are Not Alone – The Discovery of Dolphin Language

Written by on January 10, 2012 in Animals and Pets with 0 Comments
We Are Not Alone – The Discovery of Dolphin Language

Press Release SpeakDolphin.com Researchers in the United States and Great Britain have made a significant breakthrough in deciphering dolphin language in which a series of eight objects have been sonically identified by dolphins. Team leader, Jack Kassewitz of SpeakDolphin.com, ‘spoke’ to dolphins with the dolphin’s own sound picture words. Dolphins in two separate research centers […]

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2012: Arkansas Blackbirds Die Again En Masse

Written by on January 1, 2012 in Animals and Pets with 0 Comments
2012: Arkansas Blackbirds Die Again En Masse

For the second New Year’s Eve in a row blackbirds have fallen dead from the sky in central Arkansas.  A radar image appeared on KATV showing a huge formation over Beebe just hours before midnight.  The TV station said that hundreds of birds perished.  The animal control representative, Hearst Taylor said they still don’t know the […]

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Are Vegan Ethics a Myth?

Written by on October 27, 2011 in Animals and Pets, Food, Drink & Nutrition with 5 Comments
Are Vegan Ethics a Myth?

Ethical veganism appears to be practically impossible. Agricultural food production uses machinery and pesticide resulting in millions of animal deaths.

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