Category Archives: Animals

#22,681, Her Name Is

Meet Wanda and 999 of her sisters and help them thrive at our rescue and adoption center!

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Running for His Life

A young bull escaped from a New York City slaughterhouse and ran for his life. Here’s why that’s important.

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Mourning the Loss of Tom Regan

Born in November 1938, Tom Regan was one of the most influential members of the animal rights movement. This week, our hearts are heavy with his loss.

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Meet Stanley

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Birth: 11/27/2012 Arrival: 12/5/2012 Stanley is a lovable Angus bovine. He was born on a cow-calf ranch in Northern California. Ranchers planned to let Stanley live in his herd for months before sending him to a feedlot to be fattened for slaughter. One fateful December night, strong wind, rain, and noise separated Stanley from his […]

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Meet Theodore

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Birth: 10/3/2012 Arrival: 11/3/2012 Theodore is a Holstein, a breed used for milk. As a male, he held no value to the dairy farm – he could not become pregnant and produce milk. A backyard slaughterer bought Theo directly from the farm and confined him to a backyard in urban Sacramento, CA. Unhappy with his […]

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Meet Jazzy

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Birth: 7/1/2010 Arrival: 7/1/2014 Jazzy is a Jersey cow – a breed commonly used for their milk. She was born on a dairy farm for that reason: to suffer insemination, pregnancy, having her baby stolen, having her baby’s milk taken from her, and then to start the process over again. But Jazzy is a freemartin, […]

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Meet Summer

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Birth: 5/25/2009 Arrival 5/31/2009 Born on a dairy farm, Summer was a disappointment to farmers using cows for milk. As a male he would never produce milk, so would never garner them a profit. The farmer sent Summer, along with fifty other calves, to a local “livestock” auction. Summer was purchased by an animal rescuer […]

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Meet Murphy

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Birth: 5/25/2009 Arrival: 5/25/2010 Murphy is a large neutered Holstein with majestic horns and soulful eyes. Born on a dairy farm, Murphy was considered waste – like all male calves born to farms that use cows for milk. He was stolen from his mother and sent to auction. The people who bought Murphy took him […]

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Meet Tommy

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Birth: 9/17/2009 Arrival: 9/17/2010 Tommy is a gentle giant. He is an Angus, a breed used for their flesh. Like most bovines raised for their flesh, Tommy was born on a cow-calf ranch, where cows bond with their calves for 6-8-months before their eventual destination of a feedlot and slaughter. A runt calf, Tommy caught […]

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Six Reasons Turkeys are Awesome

Check out what makes turkeys so great and why you should leave them off your plate!

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