Written by PETA
It's here! "Hug a Vegetarian" Day has arrived, and it's
the perfect time to show some love to the people who are showing love to animals.
The average vegetarian saves about 100 animals every year from cruelty and
abuse on factory farms. That's definitely worth
a few X's and O's.
youth division, peta2, held hugging
events across the country. If you didn't make it to one of the hug fests, you
can still spread appreciation for people who are fighting cruelty to animals, climate change, and the obesity epidemic by posting and tweeting
virtual hugs. That's what Victorious
star and vegan Daniella
Monet will be doing—she's ready to hug it out
with one enthusiastic peta2 supporter.
© iStockphoto.com | Piotr Gatlik
Don't forget to tweet-hug your favorite vegetarian
celebrities too. Will it be animal champion Lea Michele; Sexiest Vegetarian
Celebrity winners Russell
Brand and Kristen Wiig; everyone's favorite
vegan president, Bill
Clinton; or funniest vegan Steve-O? What the heck, just hug
Written by Michelle
It's a hazy day here on the Right Coast. As I watch leaves fall and steam rise from my soy mocha, the mood is set for a lazy (yet highly skilled) meander through gossip rags for fun stuff. Here are my faves:
Thanks for stopping by! Catch you next time, and don't forget to hug all your vegetarian friends.
Written by Missy Lane
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