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Primates of the Caribbean? Stop Animal Abuse on Set, Say Care2 Members

Monkeys belong in trees, not on pirate ships. That's the message over 35,000 Care2 fans are sending to Jerry Bruckheimer Films as the company prepares to start shooting Pirates of the Caribbean 5 i…

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8 Scariest Facts About Seafood

Swordfish with a side of dead marine mammals? Shrimp with a little slave labor on top? A Sprinkling of a illegal poaching and habitat degradation over your caviar? There's a whole lot of scary stuff t…

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The Best Buckwheat Pancakes You’ve Ever Had! Vegan and Gluten-Free.

I love pancakes. In fact, they are one of my favorite breakfast foods. So when I went vegan and then gluten free I tried a number of store-bought pancake mixes. But none of them gave me that fluffy de…

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Shelter Puts Dog Up for Adoption While Family is Overseas

Long Island Animal Shelter has a very strict rule about their adoptions. The owner needs to go to the shelter with a photo ID, proof of ownership, veterinary records, and family photos. That makes sen…

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Make Abusers Pay to Care for the Animals They Mistreat, Says Care2 Petition Author

Who pays to shelter animals that have been rescued from abusers and get placed in animal shelters? In New Hampshire, animal shelters have to shoulder the costs of caring for animals that end up in …

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Great News: Amur Leopard Population Doubles

My 10-year-old daughter did a school report on Amur leopards a few years ago and ever since then, this stunningly gorgeous cat has been her favorite animal. But with her love and admiration for this b…

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Pescatarianism Hurts Fish and Our Oceans More Than You Think

For a lot of people who want to try out the vegetarian or vegan lifestyle, they turn to pescatarianism. For those who don't know, pescatarians cut out all meat except for fish and seafood. For those l…

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7 Famous Animals in History

The bond between animals and humans is one that is well documented. Dogs were domesticated by humans roughly 10,000 years ago and there are numerous animals depicted in cave art that dates back to mor…

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Barking Dog May Cost Owner Her House

North Seattle resident Denise Norton has a dog that barks. So her neighbor sued. Norton did not take her neighbor's legal threats seriously and ignored what she saw as a frivolous lawsuit. That was un…

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The Tragic Life of a Puppy Mill Dog

Joe and Cindy first laid eyes on Chloe when they passed through a pet store on their way to a movie. They never saw the weekend blockbuster but instead fell in love with a little blond Cocker Spaniel …

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Its not Vegan, so none for me.

Stardust, animal moms seem to be better moms than human moms. I agree, It's probably because they ca…

MY BABIES LOVE A BELLY RUB ALSO! I CAN PET & RUB THEM ANYWHERE!