A selection of articles about various issues concerning animal rights and other animal related interests.
The Dark side of rabbit Island
Firstly and most importantly please do not let the information included in the link above put you off visiting rabbit island and taking with you food for the estimated 1000 rabbits who live there. If Tourists stop coming, the rabbits will starve. Take as much green veggies as you can, even a bag or two of hay which is a vital part of a rabbit's diet and which they lack at rabbit Island. You can find out more about this and other ways to help further down.
Rabbit Island has been described as a Japanese holiday resort for bunnies but the truth is far less ideal as the rabbits struggle to survive. Domestic rabbits live about 10 years while rabbits on Rabbit Island live at most only a couple of years or less as they succumb to hunger, disease injury and and neglect.
Ban the Vile “Sport” of Hunting Worldwide
Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow-creatures is amusing in itself.
James Anthony Froude
It shocks me in the extreme that there are those among us who get pleasure from the murder of helpless and defenceless animals and moreover such people have no shame or conscience and delight in showing off their cruelty and that You Tube are happy to allow such scenes of wanton animal abuse to be accessed from their website. Furthermore it is shocking that in the modern world that there is no single country that outlaws entirely the hunting and killing of the other species with whom we share this world in the name of “Sport”.
The View From Outer Space - How Would Humans Appear Through Alien Eyes.
I have often ask myself if an intelligent ethically progressive civilisation existed in the universe what would they think of the hell we have created here on earth. How would an observer from another world view the violence, exploitation and suffering that takes place on a massive and relentless scale as a result of actions by the dominant species.
Rabbits: Their Neglect and Abuse
Did you know that rabbits are the most neglected pet here in the UK and no doubt many other countries worldwide? Includes information and actions you can take to help rabbits.
The Tiny Nations
Of all the creatures with whom we share this world insects, arachnids and other tiny beings are overlooked when it comes to caring about how they are treated. Rather like the "fish aren't animals" ignorance, many people do not consider these tiny beings as animals. An article concerning the treatment of insects and the arrival of edible insects in a well know store.
The Good That Men Do: A Brief Look at Some of the Organisations and People Who Care About Animals
It can so often seem that the world is a very uncaring place and animal, and indeed human, abuse is rife, it is as though we are drowning in cruelty and suffering. Yet in the midst of all the awfulness, all the exploitation, all the greed and suffering brought about by humans there are people who care deeply about animals.
In Defence of Rats and Mice
Why defend rats and Mice?
Reasons why we should defend rats and mice who are probably the most neglected and abused animals of the planet. This is first of a serious of web pages featuring rats and mice.
Reindeer - A selection of articles concerning reindeer
Reindeer: General Information
Reindeer: Myth, religion and Tradition
Reindeer in Art Reindeer
Reindeer: Domestication a Short History
Reindeer The Unlikely Farm Animal: Domestication in Recent Times and the issue of Animal Rights.
Reindeer: Emblems on Coins and Stamps
Reindeer: Random facts