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Declaw Cat – Humane Alternatives to Cat Declawing A Must!

  Humane Alternatives to Cat Declawing     “I will never declaw my cat no matter how many times I get scratched. Lol” Beckah Beare @78beare “And I love my cats way more than I love my furniture.” Julie Harris @sabela13 … Continue reading






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Cat Bad Behavior: How To Stop The Cat From Attacking Other Animals

  Cat Bad Behavior: How To Stop The Cat From Attacking Other Animals   We’ve always had cats. As a boy, I’d happily add to our immediate family by occasionally bringing home a new kitten — always the last one … Continue reading






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The Polar Bear: From Nanook of the North to Knut the Baby Polar Bear

  Of Polar Bears. As the Water Rises, Their Prospects Fall.   You may have heard of Senator Nicole Eaton’s recent suggestion to re-designate Canada’s National Animal from the industrious Beaver to the mighty Polar Bear.  It’s a cultural change with … Continue reading






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RAISING CHICKENS: 5 Reasons to Build a Backyard Chicken Coop

5 Reasons to Raise Chickens & Build a Coop Thinking of raising your very own chickens? Why not?  Building a great chicken coop to house little yellow poultry chicks has become a growing, popular — and profitable — new backyard … Continue reading






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FEED THE BIRDS: Make Edible Christmas Tree for Bird Feeding

Edible Christmas Tree for Bird Feeding It’s here!  Winter.  In the True North, we’re seeing shorter winters.  Climate Change: along the coastlines, warming oceans are keeping back some of that Arctic air.  One result is the slow drifting of more … Continue reading






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Anthropocene Defaunation: From Endangered Species to Mass Extinction

When I read the latest reports on the state of our Living Earth, well, I just have to Rant! Is Humankind THAT stupid? Okay, maybe not ALL of Humankind.  There’s still you, me and our loved ones isn’t there? But … Continue reading






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Women Pioneers of Animal Rights: from Mary Tealby & Nell Shipman to Ingrid Newkirk & Marlice van Vuuren

  Women Pioneers of Animal Rights   Nell Shipman & Brownie    “Nature and her wild children would act for me — not as animated puppets but living, breathing images of wilderness, purity at its Divine source…” Nell Shipman “Animals … Continue reading






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Animal Rights & Speciesism: Chimps, Roosters & Humankind

  For many of us Boomers, our introduction to Chimpanzees was in the old Tarzan movies. Cheeta (based on Nkima the monkey in Edgar Rice Burroughs’ stories) was a tame, comical companion who readily sought out help when a human … Continue reading






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Species Extinction: Extinct Animals & Endangered Species in UK

The number of species that have disappeared on Humankind’s Watch just keeps on growing.  The recent announcement in Canada that the Eskimo Curlew is now “officially” extinct is just the latest. And it saddens us.  Well, “sadden” doesn’t even begin … Continue reading






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Great White Sharks: Next Species Extinction?

Recently, we tweeted “We love Humans. Don’t get us wrong. But with all this Human greed & Mass Extinctions — maybe Mother Earth would be happier without ’em!” We had a number of spirited replies, including this from TigerMothGirl: “@civilizedbears No … Continue reading






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