People love pets.  And by all accounts, pets love us back.
when we are away, and excited when we return.
They enjoying spending time with us, they play with us,
sleep with us, and even kiss us on the lips!  They are sad
Animal Rights vs. Animal Welfare
Thirty-nine percent of U.S. households
include at least one dog, and thirty-
four percent include one or more cats.
Many people who enjoy the special bond they share with their pet are
unwittingly supporting Animal Rights organizations, such as PETA.  Most
are unaware that these organizations contribute little or nothing to the
welfare of homeless animals, and are, in many cases, actively opposed
to keeping pets for companionship.
"....we believe it would have been
in the animal's best interest if the
institution of "pet keeping" never
existed.  Their lives are restricted
to human homes where they must
obey commands and can only eat,
drink, and even urinate, when
humans allow them to." 

source: PETA website
budget is spent on helping
animals.  Worse still, PETA
Think PETA cares about
helping homeless pets? 
Think again!  Less than 1% of
PETA's multi-million dollar
Millions more people share their homes
and their lives with exotic pets.
has killed more than 14,000
of the animals they took in.  Less than 20% of the pets were adopted.
To learn more, visit
Animal Welfare:
An Animal Welfare organization is one that is commited to helping
adopt homeless pets, treat and foster pets that have been injured,
or subsidize low-cost spay/neuter programs to help curb rampant
pet overpopulation.  These organizations
(and the pets they help,) deserve your
Animal Rights:
An Animal Rights organization is one that is commited to granting
all animals the same rights as people- under the law.  These are
organizations with a political adgenda- one that includes an end to
fishing and hunting, an end to life-saving animal experimentation,
and an end to raising animals for any reason, (including for food.)
The funds raised by these organizations go towards political lobbying
and advertising campaigns- NOT towards helping homelss pets.
Love pets?  Then just say "NO!" to PETA, "Hooey!" to HSUS
If you love pets, and especially if you share your home
with a purebred pet, you have reason to be concerned.
Powerful Animal Rights groups all over America are
hard at work pushing legislation that will rob people
of their right to own or raise animals.  Although these
groups claim to target "puppy mills," the laws they
effort to end the practice of keeping pets for enjoyment
and companionship.
PETA Kills Pets
pets since 1998- thats 80%
push actually target ALL breeders in a thinly veiled
Reprinted with permission from Diehl Cats, < Back
Don't be fooled by the propaganda.
if you enjoy aquariums or zoos, or if you seek medical treatment when you
If you care about homeless animals, please donate
your time or money to Animal Welfare organizations.
are sick; or if you simply cherish the company of a pet- don't let Animal
Rights organizations use your money to take your freedom away!
But if you drink milk or eat meat, wear wool or leather, fish for recreation;