12 Signs You're in a Vegan's Apartment

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Posted September 9, 2013 by Sara Wirth

Contrary to what some might believe, vegans don’t hold ritual veggie burger sacrifices in their kitchens or annual dread-weaving parties at home (or at least, I seriously hope not). We do, however, tend to have some compassionate quirks in common when it comes to our living spaces!

Check out these surefire signs below to see if you have entered a true vegan’s domain:

1. Tofu was on sale, so your friend stocked up like it was the motherf*cking Apocalypse.

peta2 tofu in vegan apartment

2. Tom’s products bless every bathroom like holy water.

peta2 vegan apartment tom's

3. Scary animal rights art on the walls is used to ward off animal abusers! (Perhaps it’s best to warn the casual visitor before entering, though.)

peta2 vegan apartment

4. Going to the bathroom has become a spectator sport.

peta2 cute dogs

5. The shelves showcase vegan cooking DVDs up the wazoo. Because if anything is going to rival those Jane Austen adaptations and Bravo DVD sets, it’s gonna be vegan food.

peta2 vegan food dvds

6. Animal rights books decorate the coffee table as if to say, “I’m a compassionate, well-read person, AND I still haven’t bought a bookshelf.”

peta2 animal rights books

7. Cat-hair tumbleweeds. (Or dog hair, depending on your animal companion.)

peta2 cat hair in apartment

8. There is a drawer dedicated exclusively to peta2 shirts—because fashion should NEVER be compromised when it comes to spreading the word for animals!

peta2 signs you're in a vegan's apartment

9. Someone walks in carrying a bag of McCruelty, and everyone else in the room has this reaction:

peta2's "WTF?!" campaign

10. Taco Bell salsa packets are the condiment of choice at any meal gathering. Hey, they’re a lot freer than the traditional salsa.

11. There’s always a bag of Oreos on the shelf which leads to the inevitable battle of “WHY DID I BUY THIS AT THE STORE? IT CAN ONLY BE EATEN IF I BUY IT.”

12. Relationship status: cruelty-free body pillow

peta2 vegan apartment body pillow

OK, maybe that last one was just me…

Did we leave out any vegan signs? Let us know in the comments below! 🙂

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  • Profile photo of isakitahashi

    475 days ago

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    YES to Jane Austin! 😀

  • Profile photo of billyXVX

    839 days ago

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    we have the same comforter.

  • Profile photo of kylekylekyle

    875 days ago

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    You know you’re in a vegan’s home when you see a huge painting of a carrot in their bedroom. …Just me? Oh 🙁

  • Profile photo of alexblue

    980 days ago

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    Non-leather furniture, non-wool rugs and Panda with Cookie stuff

  • 983 days ago

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    Uhm, somewhere a pack of American Spirit cigs. They are the only “organic” cigarette out there.

  • Profile photo of Paulina14

    983 days ago

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    There’s a cruelty free sticker at the refrigerator, and some animal and vegetable pictures :p

  • Profile photo of hakred

    985 days ago

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    <3 <3 <3

    I would LOVE to walk into an apartment belonging to someone whom didn't inform me that they were vegan before hand only to realize they were vegan by observation. Those are definitely all relatable (especially #12.. haha).

  • Profile photo of cetrimide

    986 days ago

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    “Soya, hemp, rice, almond, coconut…hey, don’t you have any ‘normal’ milk in here?”
    *non-vegan proceeds to get a slap and then a lecture on the dairy industry”

    • Profile photo of TheVeganDancer

      969 days ago

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      Haha! I know, right? Don’t forget Oat!

  • 989 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]


    Someone cuddling up in bed watching a Sandra Bullock movie eating tofu pudding!

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