Tag Archives: companion animals

Getting animals out of shops… or is it?

You may have seen Say No To Animals In Pet Shops info, pamphlets, or the website before – a campaign against the proliferation of puppy farms/mills and generally seeing “pet” animals as commodities to be bought and sold with little … Continue reading

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June already? No recent posts? Must be time for a rambly update…

Winter has arrived here in the southern hemisphere, and we’ve had flooding rains and all sorts of “fun” around my city. The cold weather has meant our feline companions have become extra needy and have been progressively taking up more … Continue reading

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The Thinking Animal: Compassion Beyond “Pets”

Anyone who has adopted an animal and brought it into their home knows that animals are more than automatons. For those of us who pay close attention to our animal companions, we’ve witnessed a full range of emotions, mischievous thinking … Continue reading

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Animalia

More recipes are a-comin, boy. Meanwhile, here are some vegan cats: This is Fuji. He has a hard life. He likes to sit up like human people. This is Mao. Mao doesn’t just sit up. She stands up. The world … Continue reading

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Rat diet!

People often ask me what I feed my rats. They live around 3-4 years on the diet I feed them these days, which exceeds the average of 2 years by quite a bit. They also seem to get fewer tumours … Continue reading

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