The ethics of feeding mainstream vs alternative foods to our beloved cats and dogs remains an ongoing debate within the plant-based community. Tabby introduces several points made by experts in animal welfare and veterinary medicine.
The original plan was that I would come in and write an “about Willowbrook Farms” post – but sadly, things were kinda thrown up in the air with the COVID-19 situation our world is facing. So perhaps a look at what we, as a sanctuary, are facing with the pandemic is more in order.
I survey my class early in the semester and ask, “What can we do to ‘go green’?” “Turn the lights off.” “Take public transportation.” “Install low-flow fixtures.” “Don’t let the car idle.” “Buy a metal straw.” These are noble enviro-mantras, and things we should be conscientious about, but are their impacts enough—even collectively—to address the scale of environmental problems at hand right now?