Today I want to talk about animal rights, welfare, advocacy, and activism. I find a lot of people (myself included) tend to use each of these four terms interchangeably but, really, there is a difference! I thought I’d talk a bit about what the differences are between these four terms. Animal welfare, as defined by… Continue reading Animal Rights, Welfare, Advocacy, and Activism | What’s The Difference?
The holidays are fast approaching, and I’m sure many of us are getting ready! This time of year, it’s easy to get caught up in the festivities and forget about all of the helpless and homeless animals in the world. Today I want to share a few easy ways that we can all help animals… Continue reading How You Can Help Animals This Holiday Season!
I first became interested in animal rights some time in my mid-teens. That’s when I really started to discover the atrocities people commit against animals. The sad thing is that there’s so much animal cruelty going on in the world. It feels like it’s every day that I hear about a new case of animal… Continue reading Helpful Animal Rights Organizations & Campaigns!
A while ago, I shared with you why I don’t buy fur, leather, or wool; today, I thought I’d share with you why in the past year, I’ve made the decision to not buy down feather. I’m going to be sharing with you a few facts about that industry, and about the harsh reality so… Continue reading Why I Don’t Buy Down Feather
I’ve adopted three times in my life …well, in different ways. I’ve never actually adopted from a shelter because my kitties came to me on their own, but I’ve also never supported a breeder or private seller. However, I know in the future when I choose to expand my fur family, I’ll be heading over… Continue reading Why I Choose To Adopt | Meet My Kitties!
I will always be pro animal adoption! Adopting is so important and can make such a difference in the lives of animals! I thought, today, I would share with you ten reasons why adopting animals is so important! 1. Adopting saves lives! So many animals are put down every year because they don’t get adopted. … Continue reading Toria’s Top Ten: 10 Reasons To Adopt!
Today I want to talk (rant) about the disgusting act of trophy hunting. For those unaware, trophy hunting is when someone hunts an animal to keep part of it as a “trophy”. It’s basically killing for recreation — which, in my opinion, is the worst type of hunting. Why someone would want to kill animal… Continue reading My Thoughts on Trophy Hunting