Janet F. Murray

Janet F. Murray

My connection with animals has been close since my early years. Our family had two dogs, a cat, bunnies, and chickens. Livestock like horses and cows also surrounded our home. My siblings and I kept pets like hamsters, rats, and mice. My brothers saved wild animals at times. Now I have a beautiful rescue cat I lovingly call Bubushu. My favorite writing topics include my first love, animals, and Lyme disease. Besides a business degree and being a content curator for almost ten years, I have also written my memoir, My Sub-Lyme life. This work details my journey with tick bite
infections similar to Lyme disease, which left me severely disabled. The vectors for this disease all have close relationships with animals. They include fleas and ticks, so it is little surprise that my passion for animals exposed me to these infections. My wish is that my memoir helps others overcome their challenges. I trust that my content will draw attention to the fact that we are here to protect animal rights and should stop exploiting these sentient creatures with which we share this

February 28, 2023 A-Z Animals Advocate 

Are Giraffes Endangered? Yes – And Someone is Paying Attention

Are giraffes endangered? The answer is ambiguous. Some giraffes are critically endangered, while others are threatened species. Thankfully, conservation efforts are bringing about a change for many wild giraffes. However, the silent extinction among many of the nine subspecies is an ongoing concern as giraffe numbers for some species decline while others grow. Giraffe population […]

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February 28, 2023 Advocate Organizational 

The Brutal Truth About Seal Clubbing: Because Everyone Needs Dead Seal Pups (Not)!

Oh – joy to the world – ’tis the merry season of seal clubbing. Beginning in April every year, people come together with huge clubs to beat tiny baby seals over the head. The act is brutal. The number of young seals that die in this vicious manner is devoid of humanity! But this merry […]

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February 25, 2023 Advocate Organizational 

What is Veal? The Taste of Blood, Horror, and Pain on Your Plate!

Many people don’t know what veal is or why consuming this product is irresponsible and cruel. When you eat veal, you’re eating an animal that is often little more than a fetus. The farmer waited long enough for the mother to carry her baby before he butchered it for consumption on your plate. Male calves […]

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February 23, 2023 Wild Earth 

Forest Logging – The Good, Bad, the Really Ugly Truth, and How To Make a Positive Change

Logging Process Once upon a healthy logging process time – people used to understand their role on earth. They knew they were responsible for others and the world around them. People used what they needed instead of engaging in the rampant greed of consumerism. Life was good then – for trees, other living things, and […]

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February 22, 2023 A-Z Animals Mammals 

Getting to Grips With the Most Dangerous Land Animal – The Common Hippopotamus

Welcome to exploring the one animal on land that causes the most human deaths in Southern Africa. Dangerous, grumpy, and with the size and grit to back up its threats – the hippopotamus is an animal to be feared. Go into its territory at your own risk because your very presence will cause annoyance of […]

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February 13, 2023 A-Z Animals Mammals 

Lions Are the King of the Beasts Because They Don’t Live in Jungles!

Overview First of all, lions do not live in jungles. They are known as the King of Beasts but live in open grasslands and woodlands. Some even live in semi-tropical areas and deserts. Now that myth is out of the way, we can get down to the nitty-gritty of the lion as a species and […]

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February 10, 2023 A-Z Animals Invertebrates 

The Mysterious 6,000 Shades of the Ladybug

Overview Ladybugs are beautiful, bright, shiny, intriguing, and just plain gorgeous, right? There can’t be too many people on this planet who can disagree with this statement. If they don’t know what a ladybug is, their lives are all the poorer. But there is another side to these cute ladybird beetles. It chills you to […]

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February 9, 2023 A-Z Animals Birds 

Sparrows: An Uncommon, Common Bird Species

It’s not uncommon to see the common sparrow in many countries worldwide. This little bird is so familiar that few people even stop to think about it other than a typical sight. But maybe it is time to stop and smell the roses or the coffee, so to speak, because this familiar bird is a […]

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February 7, 2023 Mammals A-Z Animals 

Is Wallaby the Same As the Kangaroo?

Wallabies look like small kangaroos, so it is tough to think they are not the same animal. Although they belong to the same family, the wallaby refers to a group of marsupials that are smaller than roos.  We will take you through a lot of information about this cute, fascinating collection of animals for clarity. […]

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February 6, 2023 A-Z Animals Mammals 

Coyotes – The Full Story from Physical Characteristics to Myths!

Overview At first glance, coyotes may not seem that important. After all, you’ve probably heard quite a bit about these animals being a nuisance, overbreeding, and killing farm animals. But because we know you love animals as much as we do, we want to share the other side of the story. To do that, we […]

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