Hometown: Wien, Österreich
May 27, 2012
Most of the animal rights people with whom I have contact are not local. I would like to be involved in local efforts to stop inhumane farming practices and end the practice of euthanizing "unadoptable" pets. I would also very much like to see campaigns to educate people about the horrific consequences of using poison to kill mice, and the stupidity of letting cats run around outdoors killing birds.
(cont'd from above) animal rights' groups as I can afford; the two closest to my heart are D.E.L.T.A. and The Elephant Sanctuary. Right now, I am most concerned about the imminent extinction of the polar bear (I can't believe the Canadians are actually killing 300/year, even now).
I live in Lafayette, so my attendance at demonstrations in Denver is unlikely. However, I try to help in any way I can.
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I'm 62, female, grew up in Europe, and am repulsed by the way "farm" animals are treated in this country, and the way "wild" animals are "harvested" -- as though humans had some right to do this! I belong to as many animal rights' (continued below)