The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way in which its animals are treated. I hold that the more helpless a creature, the more entitled it is to protection by man from the cruelty of man.
People often say to me, ‘I wouldn’t be able to do your job’ referring to the seemingly endless photos and video footage of horrific cruelty animals are subjected to by the hand of man that … continue reading ››
Why McDonald’s move to 100 per cent Freedom Food pork is a big deal for animal welfare
McDonald’s might be large, and some will trumpet that ‘they can afford it’ – but this is no mean feat for a business that has 1,200 restaurants and serves 3 million customers every day in the UK. In fact, it shows just what can be done if the will is there. By making this move, McDonald’s has shown that it is possible to … continue reading ››
I turn over in bed and it begins. ‘Yowwwwwwwwwllllll….! Yowwwwwwwwwwlllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll!’ The sound gets closer. He enters the room. ‘Yowwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwllllllllllllllllllllll!’ I lie still, pretending to be asleep. My alarm hasn’t gone off. I don’t want to get up just yet. A paw smacks me neatly on the forehead. I open one eye. ‘Yowl’, he says, before strutting towards the door. He looks round expectantly and quite indignantly. ‘Yowl!’ he says again. I sigh, sit up, pull on my dressing gown and … continue reading ››