cruelty-free living. animal protection. pet adoption.

Author: Kaitlynn Gill

Shark Finning and Our Ecosystem

Shark Finning and Our Ecosystem

Nearly every summer there is a new blockbuster of a killer shark terrorizing innocent swimmers trying to enjoy the beach. My own mother is still too scared to swim in the ocean after watching Jaws as a child. All of the negative press – be […]

Catch-and-Release Fishing Does Not Hurt Fish

Catch-and-Release Fishing Does Not Hurt Fish

“It’s okay … it’s only catch-and-release,” he responds. “Do you go fishing in your own pet fish tank,” I ask. “No way,” he says, “I don’t want to hurt my own pet.” A child can understand that fishing hurts fish, but it only matters if […]

Natural Equals No Harm

Natural Equals No Harm

All-natural. Cage-free. Free-range. Certified organic. These days food packaging can have misleading buzzwords. Most food boxes and packaging make some sort of claim about the product. It’s the company’s opportunity to convince the discerning buyer that their product is somehow healthier, more environmentally conscious, or […]

Dairy Cows Are Happy

Dairy Cows Are Happy

Cows living on dairy farms are happy, healthy animals. They frolic in fields of rolling hills and spend their days grazing in green pastures. They’re mammals – just like us – so when they give birth to live young, they willingly, happily lactate for the sole […]

How to help in a time of environmental crisis and destruction

How to help in a time of environmental crisis and destruction

Hurricane Florence (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Hurricanes. Floods. Forest fires. When tragedy strikes and impacts millions of animals and people, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed, full of mixed emotions from wanting to help to feeling helpless. I personally wear my heart on my sleeve. […]

Vegan, Eco-Friendly Inventions We’re Excited About

Vegan, Eco-Friendly Inventions We’re Excited About

Let’s face it – plastic is an unavoidable evil we encounter (and use) on an everyday basis. Plastic – particularly single-use plastic – has a horrible impact on this Earth and the animals we share this planet with. It’s estimated that 91% of plastic isn’t […]