Bloody hell no, not me. I’d hate it. This topic is going to polarise opinion. I am one of those people who strongly dislikes turning… Read More »Would you turn your deceased cat into a rug?
This is a little snapshot of real life, and it is the dog who gets it in the butt, but there is a good ending.… Read More »Man poops in bed and blames his dog to save face with wife
First point: this is about the animal-human relationship because it’s about the human-human relationship and humans are the human-animal ✔️. The second point is this:… Read More »It’s unhelpful to categorise human sexual orientation
I am interested in animism but what is it? It is difficult to understand from articles because it is a belief system. It is not… Read More »Animism is a growing ‘religion’, and it is timely
A modern trend which is gathering pace is that caregivers are treating their cat and dog companions as little humans and in doing so are… Read More »Cats and dogs endure excessive medical treatment as their owners humanize them
The love between the ‘cow whisperer’ and animals is awesome. In the title I am referring to domestic animals of course but we should at… Read More »This is how humans should relate to animals
For me: brilliant. I admire these people. Braver than me. Someone’s got to do it. And I like Harrods to be disturbed from their cosy,… Read More »Animal Rebellion protesters pour milk on Harrods shop floor
You might have heard of Dishbrain, 800,000 lab-grown brain cells in a dish which has the ability to play a 1970s video game (badly). Writing… Read More »DishBrain is the first sentient lab grown brain in a dish
NEWS AND COMMENT: There has been a spate of news media stories about untreated sewage being discharged into the sea against the responsibilities of the… Read More »Water supply should be in the public sector in England and Wales
The video is cute. They look like mini humans hugging and on one occasion passionately kissing each other. It is hard to ignore the conclusion… Read More »Monkeys hug and kiss on meeting. Looks like our behavioural origins.
Fresh-faced William MacAskill occupies page 3 of The Times newspaper today, Saturday, October 8, 2022. And I’m pleased. He is an associate Prof at Oxford… Read More »William MacAskill persuades billionaires to give away 10% of their income to end factory farming
A recent study appears to confirm that fish is an excellent food for the middle-aged brain; the brain that needs to be constantly reinvigorated in… Read More »More omega-3 in one’s cells linked to a larger hippocampus
The best way to motivate people to change their ways to protect wildlife and to reduce the suffering of livestock in factory farming is through… Read More »Capitalism, technology and the need to survive can save wildlife and reduce livestock suffering
The elderly and pregnant should not eat smoked salmon to avoid the risk of listeria poisoning. There is a tiny report in The Times newspaper… Read More »Raw fish health alert. Elderly and pregnant women at risk from listeria
Huiran is a 21-year-old shepherdess from Xinjiang, China, which happens to be the home of the Uighur people who are mostly Muslims and whose religion,… Read More »Pretty, petite, Chinese butchering shepherdess goes viral on social media
Here is a recently colourised film footage of the last surviving Tasmanian tiger taken in 1933 at Hobart’s Beaumaris Zoo. The thylacine a.k.a. Tasmanian… Read More »Color film clip of the last Tasmanian tiger
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared that the name of a disease should avoid “causing offence to any cultural, social, national, regional, professional or… Read More »3 diseases unfairly named after animals
I have just written a post about Tsai Ing-Wen, the first female president of Taiwan who is a devoted animal and cat lover (ailurophile) –… Read More »In China pets detract from a leader’s image. The opposite is true in America.
Professor Timothy Rowe, a palaeontologist and his team at the University of Texas’s Jackson School of Geosciences, has suggested that humans were present in New… Read More »Humans present in North America 37,000 years ago based on new mammoth evidence
NEWS AND COMMENT: Kim Jong-un is known for his cruel ruthlessness and in my view, he is deliberately and consciously brutally cruel to anybody who… Read More »Kim Jong-un fed his uncle’s body to a pack of starving dogs