You might already turn to your horoscope for insight into your love life or your life at school, but now you can look to the stars for guidance on?helping animals!?Don’t know your astrological sign? NBD, just look for your birthday below, and find out how you can help animals, what animal you’re most like, and what your power food is.
January 20–February 18
School and life: As an Aquarius, you’re intelligent and independent. These are great traits that you can use to help animals. For example, you can use your excellent communication skills to inform others about animal rights issues online. Turn your social media account into a platform to get loud for animals! Here’s a way to get started.
Animal you’re most like: You’re like an octopus: playful, resourceful, and inquisitive. A PETA exposé revealed that live octopuses and other sea animals were being butchered and served alive in Canadian restaurants. Here’s how to help stop this abuse.
Your power food: It’s the “Catfish” Po’ Boy. Get the recipe here.
February 19–March 20
School and life: You’re a Pisces, so compassion and wisdom are what you’re all about. Use your gentle spirit to take action for animals everywhere you go by downloading the free peta2 app. Don’t forget to share it with Virgos and Tauruses, as they’re your most compatible signs.
Animal you’re most like: You’re like elephants. The head trainer for Carson & Barnes Circus was caught on video viciously attacking these animals with a bullhook (a sharp steel-tipped weapon resembling a fireplace poker) and shocking them with electric prods as they screamed in pain. Here’s how to help them.
Your power food: It’s the Filet-O-Vegan-Fish Sandwich. Get the recipe here.
March 21–April 19
School and life: Aries are courageous. Use your bravery to speak up for animals in your community. Spend some time brushing up on your public speaking skills, and hit the streets with leaflets to inform others about animal rights issues. We know that Aries need to be in charge, so go ahead and order some free leaflets from peta2 here.
Animal you’re most like: You’re like sheep, who are gentle individuals. These animals are abused in the wool industry: Young lambs’ ears are often hole-punched, their tails are chopped off, and the males are castrated—all usually without anesthetics or any pain relief. Use your voice to speak up for sheep.
Your power food: It’s Easy Mac & “Cheese.” Get the recipe here.
April 20–May 20
School and life: You’re hardworking and sometimes even a little stubborn—and that’s OK! It’s important to stand up for what’s right. Your persistence is great news for animals: Put it to work by starting a campaign to get dissection out of your school. It might take some time, but creating change is where Tauruses thrive. Get started with peta2’s free guide here.
Animal you’re most like: You’re most like cows. They are great mothers and produce milk for the same reason that humans do—to feed their babies. The bond between a mother cow and her calf is so strong that those on dairy farms often wail, sometimes for days, when their babies are taken away shortly after birth to be sold to the veal industry. To create change for cows, learn more here.
Your power food: It’s the Rainbow Grilled “Cheese” Sandwich. Get the recipe here.
May 21–June 20
School and life: You’re a Gemini, so your quick wit and charismatic energy make you the perfect person to give a presentation about animal rights to your class. Use your chattiness to your advantage, and talk to your teacher about letting peta2 speak to your class. Here’s how to get started.
Animal you’re most like: You’re most like geese. They are very loyal and mate for life, but Canada Goose profits from the extreme suffering and violent slaughter of these animals. Its jackets are stuffed with the feathers of geese who endured horrific mistreatment. Speak up for geese here.
Your power food: It’s the Vegan Chicken Sandwich. Get the recipe here.
June 21–July 22
School and life: You’re a Cancer, which means that you’re caring and sensitive. Use these qualities to help animals by encouraging your friends and family to go vegan. Cooking delicious vegan food is a great way to show everyone just how easy it is not to eat the body parts of animals. Share this Guide to Going Vegan to get started.
Animal you’re most like: You’re most like bears. In the wild, they don’t perform painful, confusing tricks, but some of those at Bearadise Ranch in Florida are hauled across the country and forced to perform degrading acts as part of Welde’s Big Bear Show. Take action to help them here.
Your power food: Vegan Chocolate-Covered Peanut Butter–Stuffed Cookies are your power food. Get the recipe here.
July 23–August 22
School and life: Leos are creative and generous. Use these strengths to host a shelter drive for animals in your community. You can use your cheerful nature to collect toys, blankets, and other items for your local open-admission facility, and you’ll be admired for your selflessness. Here are some tips for getting started.
Animal you’re most like: You’re most like tigers. They are semi-nocturnal and love water, but the Maple Lane Wildlife Farm keeps them inside tiny enclosures that are designed to hold vegetables, and they aren’t able to run, climb, or explore. Take action and speak up for tigers.
Your power food: Vegan PBR Crispy Treats are your power food. Get the recipe here.
August 23–September 22
School and life: Virgos are loyal, kind, and hardworking. Use these skills to your advantage by getting more vegan options added to your school’s cafeteria menu. Don’t be too hard on yourself if it takes a few tries to create change, because it’ll be worth it. Here are some easy steps to get you started.
Animal you’re most like: You’re most like chickens. They’re unique individuals who feel pain, love, fear, and joy—just as we do. Those killed for KFC are bred to be so heavy that their bones often break because they can’t even support their own bodyweight. When they’re only a few months old, those in the meat industry are typically grabbed roughly by their legs and stuffed into crates for transport. Workers shackle them upside down at slaughterhouses, where their throats are cut. Many are scalded to death in boiling water. But you can help to change this: Take action here.
Your power food: Beyond Burger Sliders are your power food. Get the recipe here.
September 23–October 22
School and life: You’re a Libra, so you know how to be cooperative and diplomatic. Use your social skills to help animals! Host a movie night and show your favorite animal rights documentary to help spread the message. Don’t forget to be a gracious host and offer vegan snacks. Check out peta2’s favorite animal rights documentaries here.
Animal you’re most like: You’re like orcas. These are complex, emotional, and social animals, but SeaWorld confines them to barren concrete tanks 24/7—sometimes alone and sometimes with incompatible companions—depriving them of everything that’s natural and important to them. Help orcas here.
Your power food: It’s the Açaí Smoothie Bowl. Get the recipe here.
October 23–November 21
School and life: As a Scorpio, you’re brave and resourceful. As a true friend to animals, you can use your passion to help them by shopping cruelty-free. Buying items only from companies that don’t test on animals can make a huge difference.
Animal you’re most like: You’re like Arctic foxes. The fur industry has reached a new low—it’s making these animals’ lives miserable by forcing them to grow five times larger than they typically would in the wild. Why, you ask? It’s to make more money, of course. But Scorpios stand strong and speak up! Take a stand for Arctic foxes here.
Your power food: Peanut Butter–Sriracha Brownies are your power food. Get the recipe here.
November 22–December 21
School and life: You’re a Sagittarius, so you’re energetic and open-minded. Use your extroverted attitude to plan a protest against a business or an industry that uses animals. You’ve got the determination to see it through, and peta2 can help you every step of the way. Check this out to get started.
Animal you’re most like: You’re most like cats. Those used for dissection may be previously lost, stray, or homeless animals who have been injected with formaldehyde and then vacuum-sealed in plastic bags. Find out how you can help stop this cruel practice.
Your power food: It’s the vegan Breakfast Parfait. Get the recipe here.
December 22–January 19
School and life: You’re a Capricorn, so success is kinda your thing. Spend some time developing an animal rights club at your school—there’s strength in numbers, and Capricorns are great leaders. So speak up for animals, because the good karma will pay off. Check out this guide to starting an animal rights club.
Animal you’re most like: You’re most like dogs. Texas A&M University (TAMU) breeds dogs to be experimented on, suffer, and waste away inside a laboratory. PETA has eyewitness video footage from TAMU’s muscular dystrophy dog laboratory that shows thin animals struggling to walk, eat, breathe, and swallow as long ropes of saliva hang from their mouths. Here’s how to help them.
Your power food: Vegan Rainbow Pancakes are your power food. Get the recipe here.
While your astrological sign can give you tips on easy ways to help animals, you can be a?star?for them every single day by choosing to eat vegan; shopping for cruelty-free products; never wearing items made from leather, wool, or fur; and never going to places that use them for entertainment. ?