From ferocious to heroic, appalling to inspiring, Care2′s readers dug their teeth into a variety of different important issues this year. You read, you commented, and you shared. But which stories resonated the most with our readers? This article counts down the top 15 Care2 causes posts of 2011. Did you miss any of them?
Shannon McKarney digs through the Center for Science in the Public Interest’s lists of the unhealthiest restaurant meals in America. If you need some inspiration for your New Year’s resolutions to eat better, this is a good place to start.
Preparations for the UEFA European Football Championship included a lot of cleaning up. But, as Offune Okwudiafor explains, animal activists were caught off guard when they found out the preparations included the mass killing of stray animals.
There was a lot of victim-blaming in 2011 when it comes to rape. This story by Robin Marty shows just how far that goes. Not only are women to blame for being raped, but they should be “planning ahead” so that they can pay for an abortion if they are raped.
A brave first person story from Kevin Aubie about his rescue of a lynx that was caught in a trap in New Brunswick, Canada.
In another great animal rescue story, Wendy Bays explains how she saved and cared for an injured gopher until he was ready to go back out into the wilderness.
Robin Marty breaks down a ridiculous proposal that would “treat every woman as a potential criminal at a time when they are already at their most emotionally vulnerable.”
Keep reading for more of the top Care2 causes stories of 2011…
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