November 27, 2009

Jane Hamsher Wants Green Holidays for Pets


Although not everyone will agree with Jane Hamsher's political leanings, as I do; all dog and cat lovers can easily relate to her devotion to the well being of companion animals in our care.

Today, she offers a timely reminder that they are far more susceptible to environmental toxins that we may overlook.

When you’re wondering what to get as holiday gifts for the pets in your life, just getting rid of some things may be the best present of all. A study by EWG shows that many of the toxic chemicals in the blood streams of dogs and cats come from teflon chemicals, fire retardants, mercury and other carcinogens at higher levels than humans:

Read Jane Hamsher, Firedoglake, Green Holidays for Pets

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