Tag: animal welfare

  • Meet Rocket

    Meet Rocket

    We adopted another hamster from the SPCA. When Bella and Daisy died I looked on the SPCA website and saw Rocket there. He had been there since August and we decided he needed a home. We don’t know how old Rocket is or his history other than the SPCA taking him from his previous owner […]

  • Absurd hypocrisy on the dinner table

    Earlier this week hosts of a Danish radio station killed a bunny rabbit on air and then later cooked and ate it. It generated a huge backlash for the station including calls for a boycott. I wonder how many of those who complained eat other animals? Why is it acceptable to kill, cook, and eat a young […]

  • Best ever hazelnut ice-cream with cointreau (and it's VEGAN)

    I gave up dairy products earlier this year for a variety of reasons – environmental, health, animal welfare – and I haven’t missed them in any way except for ice-cream. I love ice-cream. There are some reasonably good dairy-free ice-creams out there but they’re expensive and so I’ve been experimenting with making my own. Most […]

  • The lucky boys

    A little while ago I mentioned that Daniel and Elizabeth are sponsoring two roosters at an animal sanctuary, Arborfield Sanctuary, north of Auckland. Yesterday we visited the sanctuary and gave some of the roosters a cuddle. We all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. It was a pleasure meeting Robyn and Malcolm who are clearly passionate about their […]