Of Sea Kittens and Sheep Butts.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Jan 11, 2009
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“Nobody would hurt a sea kitten!” the group says on its website. 

“People don’t seem to like fish. 

“We’re going to start by retiring the old name for good. 

“When your name can also be used as a verb that means driving a hook through your head, it’s time for a serious image makeover.” 

Hahahahahahah…oh wait, this isn’t funny—we’re overfishing so much fish are unable to breed fast enough, and species are becoming badly inbred…even those who love eating fish are shooting their future supply of yumminess in the foot. And we’re cutting off the rears of living sheep, what? PETA, while deliberately obnoxious, gets it done: changing our spending habits, and getting big corporations like Mickey D’s to buy more humanely-raised meats. Read all about it here, if you care to.

PETA has offended some in Australia with is high-profile campaign against mulesing, the practice of cutting away the skin from a sheep’s rear to prevent flystrike. 

Mr Cobb said the group had little credibility. 

“It is hard to take an organisation which wants to change the name of fish seriously,” he said. 

Many people might laugh at the sea kitten campaign, Mr Cobb said, but PETA’s agenda was actually more sinister: destroying the meat and fish industries. 


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


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