Pagoda Animals Desexed In Phnom Penh

Number Of Pagoda Animals Desexed In Phnom Penh In 12 Months?

It was suggested last week that any groups taking part in Pagoda spay/neuter missions keep each other informed, so in the spirit of cooperation, coordination, and collaboration, I was thinking it would be a cool idea if we all made it public how many animals have been desexed in Phnom Penh and which Pagodas/streets/markets/communities/areas have […]

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Eating Meat Legality vs Morality

Eating Meat Legality vs Morality – The Vegan Argument

If we saw an animal in the street being hit across the head, prodded with an electric stick or having their throat cut with a knife, then we would be outraged. Our instinct would be to intervene or call the police to do something about it. If the police found evidence that this kind of […]

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What is Halal Slaughter

What Is Halal Slaughter? Is There Any Humane Way To Take A Life?

We have been asked about Halal slaughter a lot recently, so thought we should write a post about it to clarify what it is, and put to rest the idea that this is a humane way to slaughter an animal and take their life. What is Halal Slaughter? I’ll be using the website www.halalcertification.ie to […]

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The Trailer A Poem About A Cow Called N

The Trailer A Poem About A Cow Called N

We took a trip to see the cows who were being taken to slaughter at the slaughterhouse in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. We found many new holding areas around the slaughterhouse, and learned that 400-500 cows were killed there each night. I saw this old bike and trailer and witnessed a cow with ‘N’ painted on […]

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Hunters use every part of the animal

Hunters Use Every Part Of The Animal They Kill

I’m sure that any animal who is shot through the head or body would be really pleased to know every part of his or her rotting corpse will be used for someone’s meal, belt, or wall ornament. Using every part of the animal does not make up for killing them in the first place. If […]

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humans are top of the food chain

Humans Are Top Of The Food Chain? The Vegan Argument

When I think of an animal at the top of the food chain, I immediately think of the great white shark, A lion, or a crocodile. These animals are perfect predators in their environments and hunt with their bodies, claws, and teeth. The only way they can get food to eat is to catch and […]

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Vegans Force Their Beliefs Down Our Throats

Vegans Force Their Beliefs Down Our Throats – Things I Used To Believe

I often think about things I used to think and say about eating animals and using their products and the opinions I had about Vegans and Vegetarians, so I thought it would be cool to write post with a few of them to highlight that most of us Vegans probably ate meat for a large […]

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Do Meat Eaters Care More About Animals Than Vegans

Do Meat Eaters Care More About Animals Than Vegans?

I was going over our old post about the that Vegans care more about animals than they do humans, and felt that I needed to expand on the fact that sixty billion animals are easily fed each year, yet billions of human animals are left starving. Unfortunately, growing food for overfed animals is far more […]

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Vegan For The Planet

Vegan For The Planet – How Will Veganism Benefit Our Environment?

I always say that we chose to go Vegan for the animals and that Veganism is a lifestyle that will help provide a better future for our children, our health, and the planet. But how, exactly, will Veganism benefit the planet? What does being a Vegan mean for the Earth that we all have to […]

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Vegan Outreach Phnom Penh Cambodia

Vegan Outreach Phnom Penh Cambodia 

On Saturday the 13th January 2018, we are meeting in Phnom Penh to hold our first Vegan Outreach Phnom Penh Cambodia event! We will be giving out free vegan food samples and talking about Veganism, the issues and the benefits. We will also be promoting local Vegan restaurants and showing people how easy it is […]

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Pig Physio In The Pagoda Phnom Penh

Pig Physio In The Pagoda Phnom Penh With Animal Mama

We met the team from Animal Mama this evening to give some physiotherapy to the Pig in the Wat Toul Tom Pong Pagoda in Phnom Penh. Thanks to Animal Mama, the Pig has had her hooves trimmed by a specialist who they brought in, and now she is being given daily antibiotics and physiotherapy to […]

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Phnom Penh Cow Slaughterhouse

Phnom Penh Cow Slaughterhouse – A Vigil

We took a trip to find a Phnom Penh Cow Slaughterhouse in Cambodia. This was something we had planned to do last year, but the idea of standing outside a slaughterhouse in Cambodia was not a good one. Anything that looks like a protest doesn’t go down well, and the reactions from the workers would […]

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vegan junk food

Vegan Doesn’t Mean Kale, Quinoa, and Lentils! Vegan Junk Food

I love how January has been taken over by the Veganuary initiative! If you are giving a plant-based diet a go this New Year, then that’s awesome but don’t think you only have to eat Kale, Quinoa, and Lentils! When you go Vegan, you can have all the food you loved before, and the best […]

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Tips For New Vegans

Tips For New Vegans – Answering Questions, Objections, and Arguments 

When you first Go Vegan, you will get a barrage of questions from your friends and family. It’s easy to take these as attacks, but often, they are just concerned about you and want to make sure you will be ok. We are all conditioned to respond in this way, and it is interesting how […]

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What If A Vegan Needs Medication

What If A Vegan Needs Medication?

We often get asked, ‘what if?’ questions and in particular, what if a Vegan needs medication? This post will answer this ‘what if’ question directly, but first I’ll spin it around. Don’t think I’m being snarky here, and remember, I used to cook, eat, and pay for all the cruelty for 37 years of my […]

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A Little Bit Vegan

A Little Bit Vegan? Let’s Be Clear About What It Means To Be Vegan

A little bit Vegan? If we insist on labelling each other, then we should do it properly, and if we want to do what’s right for the animals and be Vegan, then we need to be clear about what it means to be a Vegan, especially when we are asking other people to do it […]

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Vegan Activism Talk About Veganism 

Vegan Activism Talk About Veganism – Vegan Activist – Epic Animal Quest

This isn’t Fight Club, this is Vegan Club, so tell everyone about it! We should never be ashamed to speak about Veganism and why we passionately choose to be Vegan. Talking about Veganism is very easy to do, and includes social media, so anytime we have a few minutes spare, we can post a talking […]

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Animal Activism Help The Animals

Animal Activism Help The Animals and Get Involved This New Year 2018

This year is all about Animal Activism for us and our Epic Animal Quest. We write a lot about animal issues and our book, the , is dedicated to dispelling the many myths around Veganism, but now Rachael is about to finish her work contract, we will have more opportunities to get out there and […]

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Lose Weight Feel Awesome

Veganuary – Lose Weight Feel Awesome And Help The Animals In 2018

It’s that time of year again, and many people are planning their New Years resolutions to lose weight, get fit, and live a more positive lifestyle. With so many fad diets around, it’s difficult to know what the best option is for someone who wants to achieve all of these things. This post is all […]

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Wildlife Animal Rescue Phnom Penh

Wildlife Animal Rescue Phnom Penh – What To Do If You Find An Animal?

Phnom Penh, Cambodia, has a handful of animal organisations but they mainly focus on cats and dogs. With so many other animals and wildlife crossing over into urban environments, what should we do if we find any wildlife with an injury, in distress, or out of place? Wildlife Animal Rescue Phnom Penh – What To Do […]

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Lucky the Elephant at Phnom Tamao

Meeting Lucky The Elephant At Phnom Tamao Rescue Center Cambodia

During our trip to document the rescue of the baby Macaque, we met Lucky the Elephant at Phnom Tamao Rescue Center! Lucky was rescued at just six months old and has spent her life at Phnom Tamao. Now eighteen, Lucky has become an Elephant Ambassador for conservation and the environment in Cambodia. Lucky The Elephant […]

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baby macaque rescue

Baby Macaque Rescue At Phnom Tamao Rescue Center Cambodia

We joined Animal Mama when they took a rescued Macaque monkey to Phnom Tamao Rescue Center, about an hours drive from Phnom Penh. This time last year, we were still in the UK and had no idea that we would be starting our Epic Animal Quest in Cambodia. Since we have been here, we have […]

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Cambodian Mine Action Center CMAC

Cambodian Mine Action Center CMAC & The Heroes Who Need A Home

Since we sold and gave away everything in the UK to start our Epic Animal Quest in Cambodia, we have had met many awesome people and had amazing experiences that we would never have imagined back in our ‘old life’. Last week, we had one of these experiences as we travelled to Cambodian Mine Action […]

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dogs rescued from the dog meat trade

We Met 5 Dogs Rescued From The Dog Meat Trade

Our friend, Lucy, told us about five dogs who had been rescued from the Dog Meat Trade in Cambodia and took a trip to meet Donabella from Pet Services Cambodia, who has been fostering them. The dogs rescued from the dog meat trade had only escaped a cruel death just over two weeks ago, so […]

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Animal Mama's Phnom Penh Cambodia

An Awesome Day Meeting Dr Charlotte At Animal Mama’s Phnom Penh Cambodia

We spent another awesome day at Animal Mama’s Phnom Penh Cambodia yesterday and met lots of new animals who are being helped from the streets of Phnom Penh. Initially, we thought it would be cool to film for a few weeks and put together a mini-documentary about what they do, but after two visits, we […]

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Best Vegan Cookies In Phnom Penh

The Best Vegan Cookies In Phnom Penh!

We took a visit to Crumbs Bakery to try their amazing Vegan Peanut Butter Cookies and other Vegan desserts. The kids absolutely loved them and so did we! Can’t wait to go back for more of the best vegan cookies in Phnom Penh. Best Vegan Cookies In Phnom Penh Find out more about them on […]

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Run Free Beautiful Nelly

Run Free Beautiful Nelly

Nelly was such a beautiful girl and such a fighter. We were really sad to hear that her condition go too much for her and she sadly passed away. Run free beautiful Nelly. Irresponsible breeding resulted in poor Nelly being stricken with a host of ailments and conditions. Animal Mama found her abandoned in a […]

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losing a dog

Lonely Coffee Walk This Morning – Losing A Dog And My Best Friend

This morning I got up, the same time as usual, and walked to get a coffee from the best coffee stand in Phnom Penh, Ueda Coffee. I make this walk every morning and have done for the past eight months. As the city wakes up, I see the same happy faces, hear the same sounds, […]

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kfc and dog meat

KFC And Dog Meat – What’s The Difference?

Last week, we went to find the Dog Meat restaurants in Phnom Penh and saw cooked dog heads piled up in glass cabinets and groups of people enjoying a meal of dead dog, salad, dips, and beer together. I have since written about this and showed many people the pictures and talked about the idea […]

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George Monbiot Good Morning Britain Vegan

George Monbiot Good Morning Britain Vegan Watch Strap Controversy

I watched the George Monbiot ‘interview’ with Piers Morgan on Good Morning Britain and had to comment about it. It highlighted a common argument used by meat eaters, but George’s reaction was not what I would usually expect to hear from a Vegan. This post is all about the George Monbiot Good Morning Britain Vegan Watch […]

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