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VegFest Colombia – Insider Tips And Highlights

Team HappyCow traveled to Colombia, checked out vegan restaurants and attended Veg Fest Colombia in Bogotá, Colombia on January 7-22, 2017. Ken interviewed Nadja Troeger, the founder and organizer of the 2 week event, and two local residents discussing highlights from the event and exclusive insider vegan tips. Veg Fest Colombia consisted of plant-based food and product booths, speeches, live music, hikes, city and fruit tours, and more! Below is…

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Animal Rights/ General/ Humor

On Epigrams: Henry S. Salt, Sidney G. Trist, Mark Twain, & Oscar Wilde

“Brussels sprouts seem to make people bloodthirsty, and those who live on lentils and artichokes are always calling for the gore of the aristocracy and for the severed heads of kings. Your vegetarianism has given you a wise apathy — so at least you told me once — but in the political sphere a diet of green beans seems dangerous.” – Oscar Wilde …… Epigram noun 1. any witty, ingenious,…

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Philip Wollen The Blazing Speech With Chinese Translation

Philip Wollen, Australian Philanthropist, Former VP of Citibank, Makes Blazing Animal Rights Speech – from here. 澳籍大慈善家,前花旗銀行副總裁,菲利普屋倫就動物權益發表激情演説 Translated by Agnes Tam King Lear, late at night on the cliffs asks the blind Earl of Gloucester “How do you see the world?” 深夜裏,懸崖上,李爾王問瞎眼的格羅斯特伯爵,「你是如何看世界的?」 And the blind man Gloucester replies “I see it feelingly”. 盲人格羅斯特回答道:「我用我的感受去看。」 Shouldn’t we all? 這不正正就是我們該做的嗎? Animals must be off the menu because tonight they are screaming in terror in…

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The Cat by Henry S. Salt : The Mieaou Club : Harrison Weir

A bit of a ramble today! It may appeal to folk who are fond of a bit of animal related history! Henry S. Salt, standing up for cats – The Mieaou Club being reformed – Edith Carrington remembering Harrison Weir. Henry S. Salt & Edith Carrington were pioneers of vegetarianism (actually of veganism long before the word was invented) & of animal rights. Harrison Weir taught our great-grandparents to love…

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Animal Companions/ Animals/ Humor/ Video

Dog’s Favorite Toy Comes To Life

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We all imagined our favorite toys coming to life when we were younger, right? Jolene’s favorite toy is her Gumby doll, and never in her wildest dreams did she ever imagine that she’d look up one day to see a life-size Gumby walking towards her, ready to play. But that’s exactly what happened on this magical day…and Jolene’s reaction is absolutely priceless! What’s your dog’s favorite toy?…

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Animal Rights/ General/ vegan history/ vegetarian history

Oct Nov Days: The Animal Museum: Edwin Landseer

October 1 is World Vegetarian Day – it used to initiate the month of October as Vegetarian Awareness Month – ……but we can’t find much ‘buzz’ about it for 2016. October 1–7 used to be International Vegetarian Week (IVW) – especially in Europe – ……but some celebrated it in May this year. October 2 is World Farm Animals Day (WFAD). October 4 is The Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi. November 1 is World Vegan Day…

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The Animal Museum: Los Angeles

Opening Saturday October 1 in Los Angeles. 421 Colyton Street Los Angeles, CA 90013 1-323-928-2652 New Website – http://theanimalmuseum.com/ Facebook Page – https://www.facebook.com/AnimalMuseum/ Twitter – https://twitter.com/animalmuseum Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/animalmuseum/ Pinterest – https://www.pinterest.com/animalmuseum/ Posted by The Animal Museum on Thursday, September 15, 2016 ABOUT THE ANIMAL MUSEUM OUR VISION Like you, we want a kinder, more compassionate world that celebrates animals as sentient beings who are deserving of our attention, understanding, and respect. We believe that the…

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Superb Art For Animals

Ernest Bell Library item – From the cover of a 1994 issue of Arkangel magazine – Number 12 – online copies can be read – here. Artist unknown – please share with us if you know who drew this. No copyright was claimed. DIRECT ACTION  –  RALLIES-PICKETS FLIP 90 DEGREES SANCTUARIES  –  VEGANISM FLIP 90 DEGREES FUNDRAISING  –  HUNT SABOTAGE FLIP 90 DEGREES HEALING-HOMING  –  CAMPAIGNING …… HIGHER RESOLUTION ………

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Animal Rights/ General/ vegan history/ vegetarian history

Adri Pieck: Tiny Art For Animals

Vegetarisme is eerbied voor het leven. Vegetarianism is reverence for life. An item in our Ernest Bell Library – A cinderella stamp – from the Netherlands by the artist Adrianua Jacoba (‘Adri’) Pieck (1894 – 1982). 38mm diameter – 3 color screen printing – hand cut. Circa 1920 / 1930 – unused In philately, a cinderella stamp is “virtually anything resembling a postage stamp, but not issued for postal purposes by…

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Popeye – Be Kind to “Aminals”

Popeye The Sailor — Be Kind to “Aminals” # 19 February 22, 1935 Popeye and Olive can’t ignore it when Bluto is passing by with his terribly overloaded cart. Bluto is whipping his horse and denying it water. Bluto fights them off for a while, but Popeye and Olive ultimately prevail.  Floyd Buckley … Popeye  Mae Questel … Olive Oyl  Gus Wickie … Bluto  More – here. …… Eat More Veggies Popeye…

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