Myself and a group of vegan activists recently attended an animal save vigil that was organized by Farnborough Animal Save. During the protest 5 huge trucks filled with cows, sheep and pigs came to deliver the animals to their brutal deaths.
From Friday 30th of September to Tuesday 4th of October animal rights activists held a protest outside Zippos Circus in Hampstead Heath, against the use of animals in their performances.
On the 17th & 18th of September myself and a group of vegan activists protested outside London Fashion Week against the use of animal fur. The anti fur Earthlings Experience was organised by political activism group Surge and lasted for 2 days over the weekend.
I spent the day with a herd of beautiful cows, trying to feed and stroke them. The cows are grazing in a public field in Richmond, London until October. Although these cows are currently allowed to graze here for now, they are still being raised as ‘grass fed beef’ and will eventually be slaughtered.
Although most sheep in the UK are likely to be raised outdoors rather than in a factory farm, that does not mean that they suffer any less than other livestock animals. Sheep are reared outside because it is usually the most cost effective method for farmers, not because they want to provide better welfare for their animals.
This year, animal rights activist movement SURGE will be hosting the biggest animal rights march the UK has ever seen. This event will be taking place on Saturday 29th October in London. This march will be influential, powerful and will go down in history!