Have you noticed that everyone and their brother seems to
be wearing one of those yellow "Live Strong" rubber bracelets? I have. I
noticed and can't help but feel a little left out. I mean, I am as much a
fan of Lance Armstrong as the next person, but my heart is with the
animals. So I wrote an e-mail to the Animal Rescue Site and asked if maybe
they could design a bracelet for all of us animal activists to wear to
show our solidarity. They could sell them on their site and use the money
for the animals they help.
Well guess what? They went for it! I am so pleased to
report that the bracelet will be on their website in a few weeks so please
watch for it. They are making them in a very pretty shade of purple, and
they will have paw prints inlaid with the words TheAnimalRescue Site.com.
Most Animal Writes readers already know to go to TheAnimalrescuesite.com
and click every day to fund bowls of food for animals in the shelters. You
can also visit the Rainforest Site and do the same there to help save the
rainforest. The Animal Rescue Site does sell a baby blue "Cultivate Peace"
rubber bracelet already and they sell those for $1 apiece in packs of
five, ten or one hundred (for fund raising, perhaps).
Because the color for domestic violence has always been
purple, the animal rescue bracelet will share it's color with that issue.
I think this is entirely fitting since domestic violence usually happens
within a family and animals are part of the family too.
I hope to see everyone wearing the purple bracelet and
showing support for animal rescue. Just having them on will generate a
great deal of conversation when people ask you "what's the purple for?"
Always looking for an opportunity to educate, I find this to be an
excellent ice breaker. They can't nail you for preaching at them if they
For more information on the Animal Rescue Site or to see
the blue bracelet, visit
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