09 Apr '11, 2am

10-Step Pet Welfare Rating: Reading the brochure inspired thought about our pets. What if there were a 5-Step pe...

10-Step Pet Welfare Rating: Reading the brochure inspired thought about our pets. What if there were a 5-Step pe...

Birds in cages have room to spread their wings. Wow, what a high standard that is! How about birds out of cages, period. I grew up in a farming community and poultry was raised for eggs and food. At some point the hen aged and it was, even sometimes with sentiment but without hesitation, "sorry Beulah, time to go into the pot". We were taught to appreciate that the critter's sacrifice supported us, and to treat all animals with respect while they lived as well. I am now vegetarian, but I wish those who do choose to eat animal flesh would insist that the animals whose lives they ultimately eat be raised as free creatures allowed to live a natural life until their end. I grew up with animal slaughter, and I don't buy ANY argument for it...but I don't seek to impose my views on anyone else. Whatever your personal choice, please THINK...and insist on certain standards...beyond...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/10-step-pet-welfare-rati...

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Easter Is No Treat For Pet Bunnies:

Easter Is No Treat For Pet Bunnies:

care2.com 08 Apr '11, 7am

I hate to see rabbits kept in hutches outside alone, it is so sad. Rabbits do love to be with their people and can get ver...

Reform of Animal Welfare Laws for Horses - Care2 News Network: NSW and QLD equine welfare codes have not been up...

Reform of Animal Welfare Laws for Horses - Care...

care2.com 10 Apr '11, 5pm

NSW and QLD equine welfare codes have not been updated since 1979 and 2001 respectively. NSW and QLD currently have NO COD...

Japan's Pet Survivors - Stories From First Disaster Team

Japan's Pet Survivors - Stories From First Disa...

care2.com 04 Apr '11, 10pm

The beautiful brindle dog pictured above spends each day since the disaster in Japan, staring anxiously at the door outsid...

Cancer-Inhibiting Celery:

Cancer-Inhibiting Celery:

care2.com 06 Apr '11, 10pm

Celery’s reputation as a diet food in no way does justice to its culinary strengths and subtleties. Here’s a vegetable abo...

PetSmart Charities Pet Walk Expands to Three More Cities: PetSmart, the well-known pet supply store, has long pr...

PetSmart Charities Pet Walk Expands to Three Mo...

care2.com 15 Apr '11, 3am

With the downturn in today's economy still going strong -- despite what some politicians would have us believe -- the real...

Earth Day 2011 | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

care2.com 09 Apr '11, 3pm

Earth day was founded in 1970 by Senator Gaylord Nelson, but only after several years in the planning. Frustrated that the...

Is Your Cell Phone a Health Hazard? | Care2 Healthy & Green Living: Collectively, Americans spend more than 6 bi...

Is Your Cell Phone a Health Hazard? | Care2 Hea...

care2.com 09 Apr '11, 12am

I always follow these guidlines. i never make calls. And reject most incoming calls. My phone is ten years old. I have nev...

Is It Really Your Soulmate? | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

Is It Really Your Soulmate? | Care2 Healthy & G...

care2.com 10 Apr '11, 10pm

Confusing past life connection with love is common. Figuring out if it truly is love can be tricky, but not impossible. Gi...

Resources to Green Your Dog | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

Resources to Green Your Dog | Care2 Healthy & G...

care2.com 14 Apr '11, 3pm

I’ve been feeling remiss lately, as my poor sweet dog has been living on kibble for the last few days because I have been ...

Living Your “Good Life” – Book Giveaway!: We are giving away a copy of Repacking Your Bags: Lighten Your Load fo...

Living Your “Good Life” – Book Giveaway!: We ar...

care2.com 09 Apr '11, 12pm

We are giving away a copy of Repacking Your Bags: Lighten Your Load for the Rest of Your Life by Richard J. Leider and Dav...

Feng Shui and Pets: If you are a pet lover and also want to have a beautiful home that you enjoy being in, this

Feng Shui and Pets: If you are a pet lover and ...

care2.com 03 Apr '11, 12am

If you are going to use your same furniture, find washable throws in solid colors that match your furniture. Costco has gr...

Embracing Your Center

Embracing Your Center

care2.com 08 Apr '11, 6pm

Some people think that meditation takes time away from physical accomplishments. Taken to extremes, of course, that’s true...

Spending Cuts Could Affect Animal Welfare:

Spending Cuts Could Affect Animal Welfare:

care2.com 12 Apr '11, 7am

With the 2012 budget proposal looming concerned animal lovers are being encouraged by the ASPCA to give their support a bi...

Forest-Friendly Furniture | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

Forest-Friendly Furniture | Care2 Healthy & Gre...

care2.com 03 Apr '11, 4pm

If a tree falls in the forest, does anyone hear it? Woodworkers with a passion for solid hardwood are rescuing and reclaim...

7 All-Time Favorite Recipes Veganized | Care2 Healthy & Green Living: Vegan recipes can be every bit as rich and...

7 All-Time Favorite Recipes Veganized | Care2 H...

care2.com 11 Apr '11, 12am

okay, i can allow calling something without meat or cheese a reuben, because that's a kind of sandwich and "rueben" isn't ...