Feds Find Scores of Birds Mutilated at Jennie-O Slaughterhouses; PETA Seeks Criminal Probe

Armed with U.S. Department of Agriculture reports revealing that turkeys sustained broken wings and legs among other severe injuries from being roughly handled by workers at two slaughterhouses operated by Jennie-O Turkey—a subsidiary of Austin-based Hormel Foods Corp.—PETA sent a letter today to Acting U.S. Attorney for the District of Minnesota W. Anders Folk, asking… Read more »

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Cat Nabs PETA Award for Saving Guardians From Gas Leak

For alerting her new guardians, Sandi and Mike Martin, to a dangerous natural gas leak inside their home, a local cat named Lilly is being honored with a Heroic Cat Award from PETA. The Martins began fostering 3-year-old Lilly in November after she was abandoned by her previous owner, and they formally adopted her soon… Read more »

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Breaking: Washington bans the sale of puppy mill puppies in pet shops

Today, Governor Jay Inslee signed the Humane Pet Sales Bill, making Washington state the fourth in the nation to prohibit the sale of puppy mill puppies in pet stores. Washington joins California, Maryland, Maine and over 380 localities across the country in taking a strong . . . 

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