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Paula Moore

Paula Moore is a senior writer for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), 501 Front St., Norfolk, VA 23510

Marley and Me: ‘Two paws up’

The wonderful new movie Marley and Me shows that animals are a part of the family, for better or for worse, and when we bring them into our homes, we are making a lifetime commitment. This is a reminder that we all need to hear.

This Holiday Season, Don’t Be a Butterball

Americans gobble up an extra 600 calories per day during the holiday season. If you want to avoid the holiday spread, here's a tip: Put down the turkey drumstick and back away from the baked brie. Avoiding animal foods is the easiest way to whittle

The Latest Dust-Up Over Fur

Poor Lindsay Lohan. As she was preparing to sashay down the red carpet at some fancy to-do in Paris last month, she was 'pelted' by an anti-fur activist.

Life’s no Disney movie for pet-store ‘Rhinos’

Rhino, the pint-size hamster sidekick in Disney's new movie, Bolt, is getting the big-screen star treatment, but his real-life cousins are all too often treated like trash.

Butt Out Cigarettes to Help Humans and Animals

The Great American Smokeout was November 20, but it's not too late to kick the habit. Not only is smoking harmful to humans, it also hurts animals.

PETA ‘Partnering’ with Ringling?

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus has much to answer for, including elephants beaten bloody, babies torn from their mothers and animals forced to perform under the threat of punishment. It's time for Ringling to replace its real elephan

Hog Hell: Investigators Uncover Shocking Abuse At Pig Farm

For more than three months, PETA went undercover at an Iowa pig factory farm that supplies piglets who are raised and killed for Hormel products.

A remembrance: David Foster Wallace Considered The Lobsters

In his groundbreaking article 'Consider the Lobster,' the late writer David Foster Wallace asked readers, 'Is it all right to boil a sentient creature alive just for our gustatory pleasure?' Short answer: no.

Hook Hunters Up With ‘tramps,’ Not Stamps

Ducks are curious animals who have a zest for life that rivals that of any toddler or puppy. So why are hunters taking aim at these beautiful birds?

Memo to Designers: Dogs are Not Fashion Accessories

It's time for designers and celebrities to stop treating dogs as fashion accessories, interchangeable with the latest 'It' bag.