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#NomoreBagheeras: a movement to fight online sale of dogs and cats

#NomoreBagheeras is a movement to fight the menace of online sale of dogs and cats, triggered by the death of Bagheera Last month a 21-day-old Labrador puppy, endearingly named Bagheera, was bought on Quikr. He was born with a contagious, fatal viral disease, called canine distemper, usually caused due to vaccinations not given on time and unhygienic living conditions. Sadly, Bagheera died. The petition Puppy mills and backyard breeders are […]

Use glass-free strings to fly kites this Sankranti, urges PETA

Looking at the rising number of bird injuries due to the use of glass-coated strings ‘manja’ by the kite flyers in India on Makar Sankranti festival, PETA urges people to go for standard cotton strings instead. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) will hold a demonstration outside Albert Hall Museum here on January 12 with activists dressed as “injured” people, wrapped in bandages and hobbling on crutches to […]

Nepal's killing fields: FIVE THOUSAND buffalo lie slaughtered at the beginning of Hindu ceremony which sees up to 300,000 animals killed to bring worshippers good luck

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Hundreds of thousands of animals set to be slaughtered during two-day religious festival in Nepal The Hindu festival is held every five years in honour of Gadhimai, the goddess of power Festivities kicked off on Friday morning with the mass-slaughter of 5,000-6,000 buffalo in a field The last time the festival was held, in 2009, more than 250,000 animals were killed, according to PETA More than 250,000 […]