“I like animals, all animals. I wouldn’t hurt a cat or a dog or a chicken or a cow. And I wouldn’t ask someone else to hurt them for me. That’s why I’m a vegan.” – Peter Dinklage, star of the hit series Game of Thrones
Workshop About the Diet for Mothers-to-beworkshop about the plant-based diet during pregnancy. The workshop was held by nutritionist Ivana Šimić, MSc. She answered some of the most common questions about vegan pregnancy and veganism in general for the visitors, arousing great interest.
Super Ljilja and the Veggie ChallengeLjilja invited everyone to join our Veggie Challenge. Thanks to Super Ljilja, we have already received a few hundred new applications. The luckiest applicant will win individual training and a lunch with fitness instructor Dragan Šurlan.
Fur Is Dangerous for the People, Too!and even those wearing it. We explained how toxic waste from the fur industry gets into the human body and pointed out once more the great importance of having a legal regulation which prohibits the breeding of animals for fur.
- We invited people to apply for our cooking workshop, held as part of the extremely well received January Veggie Challenge, for which we have received applications from over 70 cities. All participants will participate in food making and the workshop will end with a vegan lunch.
- We were at a meeting with the mayor of the City of Sisak in order to prompt the City to build no-kill shelters and properly house abandoned animals.
- Urged by significant problems with abandoned animals in Croatia, we once more prompted citizens to responsibly adopt animals instead of buying them.
- From our website’s news section:
a) Music videos of Mistro, Vegan Smythe and Chokeules added to the list of music videos
b) Special hospital Varaždinske Toplice added to the Tourism and services list
c) Ana Laura Kapetanović on the list of famous vegetarians and vegans
d) A new blog at veganpopolis.net
e) Charges against the CRPK Ltd. dog shelter from Karlovac
f) Charges against the City of Karlovac for violating the Animal Protection Act
g) Charges against the Pokupsko Cerje animal shelter
h) Request for a revision of the work of Branka Horvatić, DVM
i) Breeding of companion animals
j) Food shortage compels the world to adopt a plant-based diet
k) A ban on trapping and killing rodents by using glue and other traps
l) Comparison of the Human and Animal
m) Positive list of exotic animals
n) The China Study added to the list of literature
o) Veganism for health and beauty
OPG Veselic joined the list of companies using the V-Label. As a reminder, our association is a representative of this unique and attractive European label.
We are presently in need of volunteers for proofreading translations for the English version of our website. The only condition is an excellent command of the English language. So feel free to contact us via our e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org and let’s do something together for animals. Thank you!
In the special issue of the AnimaList newsletter for 2015 you can read about and be proud of the achievements we made possible together.
Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
Your Animal Friends