Let’s face it: Cell phones have taken over our lives. My iPhone is my lifeline. I use it to schedule my day, get directions, organize my tasks, take pictures, check my e-mail, read the news, and so many other things. But did you know that it’s possible to help animals from your phone, too?
Yep, activism has become so easy that you literally have the power to save lives in the palm of your hands. Here are some ways in which you can use your phone to help save animals:
1. Make HappyCow your bff.
Not sure where to find vegan food in your area? The HappyCow app takes care of that for you. Just plug in your zip code, and it’ll list all the local vegan-friendly restaurants and stores near you! Easy-peasy, lemon squeezy.
2. Download the FREE peta2 app.
Complete peta2 missions and score points that you can cash in for free merch. Sounds like a win-win! Am I right?
3. Pimp out your phone with vegan recipe apps.
Vegan cooking is a breeze when you’ve got simple animal-free recipes at your fingertips. Yum!
4. Get the Cruelty-Free app.
Make shopping easier than ever by using the Cruelty-Free app, which lets you see which products aren’t tested on animals!
5. Follow us on social media.
Why is this important? Because we’re CONSTANTLY throwing out images, videos, and links all day long that you can share with your peeps to help spread awareness! Whether you’re on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Google+, or YouTube, we’ve got something for the social media addict in everyone.
6. Report animal emergencies.
No matter what kind of phone you have, keep PETA’s number saved in your contacts: 757-622-7382, option 2. It doesn’t matter if it’s day or night—if you witness an animal emergency, call us!
7. Sign up for peta2’s texting service.
If you live in the U.S. or Canada, get on board with peta2’s mobile alerts program! You’ll always be in the know about new actions that you can take for animals.