17 Feb

Source: www.peta.org 

When it comes to speaking up for animals, tattoo artist and star of NY Ink Ami James will “never be silent.” He first spoke out against the cruel fur industry by joining PETA’s “Ink, Not Mink“ campaign. Now Ami is teaming up with PETA again, starring in an exclusive behind-the-scenes video and print ad with his adorable dog Bella with a message that’s loud and clear: “Only cowards abuse animals.”

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10 Feb

Hong Kong banned live chicken sales and will cull about 20,000 birds at a wholesale market after a sample imported from mainland China tested positive for the H7N9 avian influenza virus.

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10 Feb

SOCHI, Russia (AP) -- Thousands of stray dogs have been living amid the mud and rubble of Olympic construction sites, roaming the streets and snowy mountainsides, and begging for scraps of food.

But as the games drew near, authorities have turned to a company to catch and kill the animals so they don't bother Sochi's new visitors — or even wander into an Olympic event.

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