The dehumanising effect of animal personhood

Coolidge Painting

In the past few weeks there has been one animal related story that has dominated the press and the Internet and one that has just trickled a long quietly. In case you missed it; the first story is about Mary Bale or “Evil Cat Woman” as she is known all over the Internet. She gained this name due to CCTV footage that records her placing a cat in a wheelie bin. It is an act of senseless cruelty … [Read more...]