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posticon Animals in Life and the Afterlife

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The more we learn of the true nature of non-human animals, especially those with complex brains and corresponding social behavior, the more ethical concerns are raised regarding their use in the service of man—whether this be in entertainment, as “pets,” for food, in research laboratories, or any other uses to which we subject them. ~ Jane Goodall, British anthropologist

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I realize the topic of animal welfare is often a contentious and confusing one. There are various aspects to consider, as Jane Goodall clearly states above.Read more

posticon What Is Your Relationship with Animals? by John Cali

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I’ve loved animals all my life. When I was growing up in a rural area of New York State we were surrounded by animals—wild creatures, farm animals, household pets. Although we loved our pets, we saw wild and farm animals differently, more as resources to serve us. They were not part of the family, as pets were.

My partner, Barbara Clark from Scotland, visited me in Wyoming this past summer. She’s also an animal lover and a talented animal communicator.Read more