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PETA Opts to Change "Fish" To "Sea Kittens"

Whether you love PETA or hate them, you still may find the humor in their new campaign to change the word for "fish" to "sea kittens." Maybe they took the word "catfish" a bit to far, but you have to wonder is a fish still a fish by any other name?

Personally, I find this to be further discrimination against ugly animals. If they con you into thinking fish are like adorable little kitties, will it really get you to stop eating more fish? As for me, go ahead and dish me up some delightful meowing sushi, I'm hungry.


PETA are a bunch of hypocrite terrorists that don't love animals so much as they hate humans.

That said, I will happily eat fish, whether they are called sea kittens or not. Like that idiocy will ever catch on.
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I doubt they really are trying to change the name. Sounds like a campaign to raise awareness that what you're eating is a living animal, and maybe you'd be less inclined to eat fish if they were called something like a cat or dog.

Yes, it's piffle.
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Yeah, I spotted this a few months ago when they were ramping up a Google ad-word campaign for kitten related things. What a bunch of hypocritical morons. Fish are tasty and provide things our bodies need. We didn't spend billions of years clawing our way up the food chain for tofu. Those pointy teeth we have is for tearing FLESH not FRONDS!
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Oh, PETA, what will you do next? I'm an animal lover myself, and I think PETA's heart is in the right place (for the most part), but their methods stink.
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Evilbeagle, when you say stuff like that you sound just as crazy as PETA. At least they are trying to do good, how ever misplaced their methods are.
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sadtomato, anyone that supports organizations that terrorize laboratories and the scientists that work there, are terrorists themselves. PETA kills more animals than it saves when they kill off 90% of their adoptable animals each year and improperly dispose of them. They push a completely vegan existence and criticize animal based products or animal testing in the medical field, yet the head of PETA depends on insulin to live, which requires both. They are an organization run by idiots for idiots, and use terror tactics on children (Your Mother Kills Bunnies) in order to draw more to their cause. I am an animal lover, have worked with animals, and support animal organizations so long as they are not connected to these people hating terrorists that have no business existing or getting publicity.
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blood boiling ......i cant form coherent sentence cos......they are morons .......sea kittens ...... wtf.... im having a stroke
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I in fact had some tasty Sea Kitten sushi just last night. yummy yummy raw Sea Kitty.

So if fish are sea Kittens what's a great white shark?
A Sea lion. Wait, no that won't work.
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Several years ago they tried to petition to have the name changed of a town near me-Fishkill, NY. If I remember correctly, "kill" means "by the river," and Fishkill happens to be on the Hudson. What idiocy. Their money could go towards much, much more useful things than attempting to change names.
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sadtomato - bit of a hypocrite yourself. you've admitted in the past to vandalizing other peoples vehicles because you don't like SUV's so what right have you to pass any form of judgement on someone else?

That said, I'm all for the change of name. If it makes PETA happy to have fish called seakitties, then their average moron supporter will be even more horrified by the consumption of live and dead seakitties.
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PETA advocates a world where no one eats meat, has pets, or uses any animal products. They want all animals to roam free and not be enslaved by evil humans. Where hitting an animal on the road will get you a prison term. So basically they want us all to live in fear of being savaged by wild dog packs, completely unable to protect ourselves if attacked. If they were only about what their name says, they'd be a fine organization, but instead they're a bunch of pet murdering psychos.
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Well put, Hollywood Bob. And if calling them out for what they are makes me "as crazy as PETA", so be it. I bet my dogs would be the first to complain if they were forced into the wild!

The "e" in PETA is supposed to stand for ethical, which is the biggest joke of all given their tactics and all the puppies they kill.

Have I mentioned that I hate PETA?
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I have absolutely no problem with PETA running this campaign. I wish everything they did was like this. Nobody will be "changed" by this campaign and, if I'm right, this is costing a decent amount of money.

I think another good campaign would be to take their money, fold it into origami animals and send it in out to people they want to "change" Heck, I would take a couple just for myself!
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I wish PETA was half as concerned with actually helping to improve the lives of animals as it is with getting attention. This is why I stopped sending them money years ago (I was a vegetarian for almost ten years and PETA was at one time a really useful vegetarian resource) and instead when I can afford to give to charity, I give to organizations like HSUS and ASPCA.
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Yeah, I know, I don't shut up sometimes.

ted, the reason PETA gets under my skin is because they make people who do work with and for the benefit of animals on a daily basis look bad. When I was in the veterinary field, it was automatically assumed that I supported these clowns. The more I read into what they do and what they believe, the more disgusted I became. I am not an activist by any means, but I do like to get the message about their hypocrisy and aggressive philosophy out to people.A lot of people see them as being very benign, and they are anything but.
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