Tag Archives: animal stories

Dissection: What’s the Point?

I ran across this thoughtful, well written post (by a 9th grader I might add) and I wanted to share it. What are your thoughts on dissection? Advertisements

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Animals Have…

“…Animals have their own intrinsic value, they do not exist to serve humans, and they are not property to be bought, sold, or traded. Like us, they have the right to control their lives and bodies, avoid pain and suffering, … Continue reading

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Love, in any language

Originally posted on Animals Are Fellow Beings:
This photo moo-ved me and I just had to share it! Animals Are Fellow Beings View original post

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To Love Or To Eat?

I’m back from vacation, and I’ve got lots to share! I’ve also got a to-do list a mile long (laundry, grocery shopping, catching up on reading blogs, etc., etc…). So instead of writing today, I’m posting a powerful quote that I read in John … Continue reading

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Painting Animals with Dignity

Does being vegan impact how an artist paints animals? Tina Kolberg, who painted Chumly, above, says it does. Here’s what she has to say: Painting Animals with Dignity “When I paint an animal, I try to really look. I don’t assume … Continue reading

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Does Art Respect Animals?

The painting above is of a cow, but does it respect the cow? Artist, Tina Kolberg, has some fascinating insights on this. Here’s her thoughts: Does Art Respect Animals? “I saw a collage artwork once that struck me. The artist had made a … Continue reading

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Two Cows Went to Burger King

Photo courtesy of Tom Corson-Knowles.

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It’s Just a Bug

I almost didn’t write this post because I know I’ll be judged for it. I know this because if I’d read a post like this just over a year ago I would have judged the person who wrote it. I … Continue reading

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A Moo-ving Mother’s Day Story

One of my readers (thanks cowgirl!) sent me a touching story that I just had to share for Mother’s Day. I hope you’ll take the time to read it – it’s incredibly moo-ving! A New York dairy farmer was concerned … Continue reading

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