Another Man Believed Over Women: The Resignation of HSUS CEO Pacelle

I guess by now you’ve heard that Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) CEO Wayne Pacelle has resigned after having been accused of sexual harassment. No? You can read all about it here, here, and here. You can also read the HSUS press release statements¬†here and here. Several years ago I complained that even […]

But Vegans Don’t Eat Cheese!

My blog post, Going Vegan, continues to attract a lot of traffic. One recent visitor commented he could not see himself going vegan because he couldn’t give up cheese. I didn’t give up cheese when I went vegan. What’s your pleasure? Pizza? Daiya melts just like mozzarella and has similar texture and mouth feel. Tastes […]

On the Death of Harambe

Harambe was a 17 year old Western Lowland Gorilla kept at the Cincinnati Zoo. OK, he was a prisoner at the zoo. I don’t care how nice the enclosure, I doubt, if given the choice to remain there or be free, he’d choose to stay. So a 4 year old kid decides he wants to […]

A Tour of Big Cat Rescue

For my upcoming birthday I decided to give myself a tour of Big Cat Rescue. I’ve always wanted to see the sanctuary for myself, and so I did. I have to say, it was not what I expected. Oh, not the rescue itself. The 60 acres are well-maintained and give the resident cats places both […]

What We Call Family?

Last Tuesday I wrote about why I consider my pets as members of my family. The next day I received my weekly email from Faunalytics (formerly Humane Research Council) where they spotlight a variety of papers and studies relating to animals and animal welfare. By the way, anyone can sign up for access to Faunalytics […]