'Faux Fur' Jacket at Kohl's Actually Trimmed With Raccoon Dog Pelt

I don't know about you, but when I purchase something, I like to feel confident it's what I've been promised. For instance: If I am acquiring a coat trimmed with "faux fur," I prefer that the fur actually be faux, as opposed to something called a "raccoon dog." » 9/24/14 4:00pm 9/24/14 4:00pm

Here's a Kitten Named Sprinkles in a Tiny Purple Cast

Meet Sprinkles. Sprinkles is a tiny, adorable kitten with a tiny, adorable purple cast on her back leg. Sprinkles might actually be a robot engineered in an alien lab in order to destroy humanity by exploding all our hearts simultaneously, and I am A-OK with that. » 3/25/14 6:00pm 3/25/14 6:00pm

The Government Shutdown Is Crapping All Over Adorable Animals, Too

When measuring the true dimensions of the current GOP’s monstrousness, we can’t just consider how House Republicans’ tantrum-throwing government shutdown affects the human Americans standing in line at the passport agency, staring hopelessly into a faded travel poster for Jamaica. Who cares about people, really? … » 10/05/13 1:30pm 10/05/13 1:30pm

Humane Society Gets Crap Email From Dickhead Lawmaker

There have been some truly egregious political fuck-ups in the past, and while Tennessee Republican State Rep. Andy Holt’s email exchange with the Humane Society’s public policy coordinator in which he compares the Humane Society investigations to the human trafficking of 17-year-old women and makes use of the phrase… » 4/30/13 1:00pm 4/30/13 1:00pm

Rick Santorum Courts 5-Year-Old Girl Vote With Staunchly Pro Horse, Pro…

Scandal from the Santorum camp: the bevested holy roller with less self awareness than a dog licking its balls during a dinner party has downplayed his past — and that past could destroy his reputation as someone with almost completely repugnant views. It seems that throughout his political career, while comparing gay… » 3/23/12 5:15pm 3/23/12 5:15pm

Watch Ke$ha's Sarah McLachlan-esque Plea on Behalf of Baby Seals

How do you talk about Ke$ha when she is doing something that you can't make fun of her for? What do you say? Keep up the good work, buddy? » 3/06/12 4:00pm 3/06/12 4:00pm

Ke$ha's Interests Now Include Beards, Glitter, And Stray Dogs

Here's the latest PSA from the Humane Society featuring none other than the famously unshowered pop singer Ke$ha. The singer is fighting the good fight by defending the stray street dogs of the world, which would be totally respectable if she didn't look hungover, filthy, and dead in the eyes. If it didn't sound and… » 11/30/11 5:45pm 11/30/11 5:45pm

Farmers Squawk Back At Chicken Cruelty Videos

The Humane Society of the United States has released some damning footage of egg farms, but farmers' organizations are firing back, claiming the group wants "to remove meat from our dinner tables [...] and eventually — pets from our families." » 4/08/10 9:30am 4/08/10 9:30am

Coats For Cubs

Instead of attacking fur-owners, the Humane Society asks for donations of old coats, which are used to keep orphaned animals warm. "The fur garments act as a surrogate mother. It is a warm and furry substitute," said a spokesman. [CSMonitor] » 2/04/10 12:40pm 2/04/10 12:40pm

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Fur Flies

The Humane Society of the United States has filed a lawsuit » 11/25/08 1:30pm 11/25/08 1:30pm in D.C. against six retailers and designers — Dillard's, Lord & Taylor, Macy's, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue and Andrew Marc — claiming they falsely label real fur as "faux" and pass Asian raccoon dog fur off as fox, rabbit and raccoon. The HSUS claims it…

Humane Society Prez Says A Vote For Obama Is A Vote For Animals

More precisely, Humane Society president Wayne Pacelle says Sarah Palin has a "very hostile record toward animal protection." But Pacelle has other fish to not fry this election day: the Humane Society is backing Prop. 2 » 11/04/08 1:40pm 11/04/08 1:40pm, a California measure that would insure the humane treatment of farm animals. Pacelle's Ken-doll…

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Our Mother's As Cold-Hearted As Anna Wintour

Once in a while we get emails from our mothers (when we're on speaking terms with them, that is!) about issues of importance in the world, like the genocide in Sudan, the fact that New Orleans is being ignored, and whether Bush 43 is back on the sauce. These emails make us feel bad, mostly because we spend all day… » 6/06/07 4:04pm 6/06/07 4:04pm