• peta2 just posted 20 Reasons to ❤ peta2 on the peta2 blog.1 year ago

    1. SO MANY victories for animals
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    Moving imprisoned bears and elephants to beautiful sanctuaries, convincing the largest tobacco companies to stop torturing rats, getting top retail companies to ditch angora, and helping to convict the worst rat and reptile abusers in the world are just a few of the victories we’ve celebrated here at peta2—all thanks to the help of caring people like YOU who took action.
    2. Contests to win cruelty-free goodies
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    Want free stuff? We’re always giving away the most awesome prizes, including peta2 merch, tickets, beauty products, and other swag from your fave cruelty-free companies.
    3. Office dogs to cuddle with all day long!
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    To see more from our adorable office dogs, follow peta2 on Instagram. You won’t regret it!
    4. Our very own college cookbook 
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    Psssst, everything is microwaveable!
    5. Urgent text messages delivered right to your phone, because who checks e-mail these days?
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    Text us, and we’ll actually reply! peta2 has your back. We’ll also send you text alerts about how to help animals in your area.
    6. The infamous baby coat—uh, yeah!
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    If you wouldn’t wear human babies …
    7. Our iPhone and iPad app
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    Download it!
    8. FREE STICKERS!!!!!!!!!
    free peta2 stickers

    Sign up to get your free stickers here!
    9. Vegan babes
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    10. NUGGET!
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    Spreading joy and hugs throughout the universe, our mascot Nugget tells everyone how easy being vegan is!
    11. Merch so fashionable that celebs wear it
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    12. We fight for those who cannot fight for themselves.
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    ‘Nuff said.
    13. Countless resources that make going vegan easy
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    Being vegan nowadays is so simple, and peta2 has so many ways to help make it even easier. We can help you find recipes, talk to your parents, talk to your school, and find meat and dairy substitutes. We’re also not afraid to show you where meat, dairy products, and eggs come from—in case you ever need a little extra motivation to stick to your cruelty-free diet.
    14. We speak up for your right not to dissect!
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    15. Protests
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    Organizing a protest is easy, and peta2 is here to help! Just hit us up, and we’ll send you all the materials you need.
    16. Touring alongside awesome bands and tabling at Warped Tour
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    17. Ads explaining that eggs are chicken periods
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    18. We have our own shoe!
    peta2 non-leather vegan Macbeth shoe the "Gatsby" red background
    19. Addicting games
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    We have more than 20 games, including our famous Pokémon parody games, that’ll help you kill time between classes!
    20. We’re the largest youth animal rights organization in the world!
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    You can help us fight cruelty to animals. Join the peta2 Street Team!

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  • peta2 just posted Stellar Advice from Street Teamer Olivia! on the peta2 blog.2 years ago

    ThumbnailThose of you who use the peta2 message boards know that I am always creepin’ around in there, looking for places to pipe up and help out (don’t judge me! Joey and Anna creep, too!). As you can imagine, we are […]

  • peta2 just posted Alexandra Craig Takes on Ringling Bros.! on the peta2 blog.2 years ago

    ThumbnailElephants in the hands of Ringling Bros. are whipped as well as yanked and beaten with heavy steel-tipped bullhooks—sometimes until bloody! :( The good news? Street Teamers are taking action against the cruelty of […]

  • peta2 just posted Elephants in West Hollywood? on the peta2 blog.2 years ago

     

    Do you remember Juliette West? You know … she’s the high school student whose documentary How I Became an Elephant is winning awards and changing the way people see animals who are used for entertainment.

    <iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/lShbhlPBHaU&quot; frameborder="0" width="560" […]

  • peta2 just posted Vegan Easter Cookies! on the peta2 blog.2 years ago

    ThumbnailHey, guys! Easter is just around the corner, and it’s no surprise I’ve been counting the days since Valentine’s—I mean, who doesn’t love a holiday that features sweets in plentiful supply, right? :)

    Another […]

  • peta2 just posted Trend Report: ’90s Grunge on the peta2 blog.2 years ago

    ThumbnailIt’s official, ’90s grunge is everywhere. For those of you that weren’t around for this trend the first time, think Kurt Cobain (and if you don’t know who that is, you really should). “Grunge” is the look that […]

  • peta2 just posted peta2 Hits the Streets of Chicago! on the peta2 blog.2 years ago

    ThumbnailWhat did YOU do this weekend?

    The peta2 Experience: Chicago blew into the Midwest on Saturday, and peta2 staffers Ryan, Paige, Cody, Marta, Christina, and I met up with peta2 Street Teamers, Youth Advisory […]

  • peta2 just posted Los Angeles Announces ‘Elephant Awareness Day’! on the peta2 blog.2 years ago

    ThumbnailGreat news for elephants! Today, the city of Los Angeles declared August 3 Elephant Awareness Day in honor of Juliette West and her work for elephants all around the world.



    Remember Juliette West? If not, […]

  • peta2 just posted Vegan Boots for Less Than $50 on the peta2 blog.2 years ago

    ThumbnailVeganistas enjoy shopping for new seasons (happy face)—but sometimes our wallets don’t agree with our seasonal enthusiasm (sad face). This is especially rough at the beginning of boot season, no? I feel you, my […]

  • peta2 just posted Love and Other Hugs on the peta2 blog.2 years ago

    ThumbnailAh, l’amour … that sweet, agonizing bliss that is unrequited love. Shakespeare called it “Swift as a shadowshort as any dream.” I call it that tiny, violent gremlin that is using my small intestine as a skip […]

  • peta2 just posted MISSION: Get Gardein in Your Grocery Store! on the peta2 blog.2 years ago

    ThumbnailHave you tried Gardein yet?! Gardein is the plant-based protein source that’s sweeping the nation. With delish products like “home style beefless tips” and “mandarin orange crispy chick’n,” it’s no wonder why more […]

  • peta2 just posted Victory! El Al Announces It Will Not Ship Monkeys to Labs on the peta2 blog.2 years ago

    ThumbnailUPDATE: After PETA asked supporters to contact El Al Airlines and urge the company to cancel this shipment, the airline received more than 10,000 e-mails and posts on its Facebook wall. El Al has now announced […]

  • peta2 just posted SAVE 3600 GOATS! on the peta2 blog.3 years ago

    ThumbnailThe U.S Army is looking into purchasing 3,600 goats.
    The goats will be used in trauma training exercises like this one.
    Shocking video footage released by PETA has shown live goats having their legs cut off […]

  • More than 10,000 live animals are violently mutilated each year in secretive U.S. military training exercises.

    Thanks to a brave whistleblower, PETA has obtained sickening undercover video footage of a crude […]

  • peta2 just posted Free People Launches Vegan Leather Collection on the peta2 blog.3 years ago

    I’ve got some amazing news for all you veganistas out there. Free People, the ultimate boho-chic, girly-yet-edge-y clothing line (and one of my personal faves), has just introduced an entire collection of […]

  • peta2 just posted Veterinarian Caught SMASHING SQUIRRELS’ HEADS! on the peta2 blog.3 years ago

    ThumbnailVeterinarian Gene F. Giggleman has been formally reprimanded and fined $2,500 based on allegations of unprofessional and/or dishonorable conduct by the Texas State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners following […]

  • peta2 just posted The Seal Slaughter Has Started: TAKE ACTION! on the peta2 blog.3 years ago

    ThumbnailIt’s that time of the year … the time when sealers start bashing in the skulls of baby seals.

    The good news? This may be the very last year that this barbaric slaughter takes place, as support for the massacre […]

  • peta2 just posted Why Does the Seal Slaughter Need to Stop? on the peta2 blog.3 years ago

    ThumbnailSince the seal slaughter started a few weeks ago, more than 2,000 young seals have been killed.

    Last week, to raise awareness for seals, we sent a text to our mobile subscribers and asked them to tell five […]

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