Animal Writes
From 26 October 2003 Issue

Happy Halloween For All Creatures Great and Small
Compiled and annotated by [email protected]

Halloween Trick-or-Treat Safety Tips :
From, the most comprehensive Halloween Safety List on the net. Features safety tips for adults, children, parents, pets and homeowners. Comes in a printable format, available option, at the bottom of the page. Why not make a copy for your neighborhood's elementary school! (

Screech Out :
Tricks & Treat for a Pro-Animal Halloween - from Animal, suggestions for Halloween fun at your office party! Also, more safety tips, can't have too many of those this time of year!! (

Recipe of the Month:
From Vegetarian Baby and Child - healthy homemade Halloween treats to pass out to the kids. This mom recommends you include a tag with your name, address and phone number for concerned parents. Why not include the recipe too! (

Canine Spooktacular Halloween Party:
Presented by the Greyhound Hope Connection (, a fundraiser assisting adoption groups who help special needs greyhounds. (

Fun Halloween Recipes & Activities:
From, more recipes, activities and decorations. (

Go Vegan Radio:
Information and tickets to the "VEGAN HALLOWEEN REGGAE BOOGIE-BALL-BENEFIT for the animals, children and the environment" -fundraiser to help support the radio station (

Vegetarians in Paradise/Halloween Vegetarian Meal/Halloween
Vegan Meal:
A vegan Halloween party for 12! (

PETA- Elvira's Halloween Treats:  
Halloween wouldn't be complete without animal friendly advice from the "Mistress of the Dark." Quick - what rhymes with "gelatin"? Also, information on the Game Show Network's Halloween Auction of Elvira's items to benefit PETA. (

Vegan Halloween - A Different Daisy:
Vegan candy and ghoulish recipes. Bloody Eyeballs and Fake Snot. Yum! (

PETA Kids: Vegan Candy is Dandy!
I didn't know that the red coloring in some candy is made from ground-up bugs? That ingredient would be carmine! (

Vegan Halloween - Tricks and Treats
From, a nice article from a vegan mom. (

Press Release - October 1, 2003 - Halloween Can Spook Animals:
From the BCSPCA, more safety tips, but it reminded me that all humane and welfare societies should be issuing similar releases to the media about Halloween pet safety in their communities. (

For black cats, the trick on Halloween may be to stay in:
A news article discussing Black Cat "All Hallows Eve" lore from Superstition or not ? Keep all pets inside!

Go on to Fund for Animals Warns That Hunting Can Be Fatal
--And Not Just for the Animals

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