Embrace compassionate choices this Thanksgiving

By |2023-11-20T15:23:03-08:00November 20, 2023|Advocacy|

Several years ago, I had the pleasure of meeting a flock of rescued turkeys up close at a farmed animal sanctuary in New York state. If you’re familiar with the brown-feathered birds roaming Marin’s open spaces, you might be surprised to learn that turkeys bred for their meat have white feathers, and — unlike their scrawnier wild relatives — are unable to fly due to their weight. The best part about meeting the turkeys was the sheer joy these birds exhibited when they received gentle scratches beneath their wings. They would sit still and close their [...]