|If you do something
for animals in industrial farming, you will not always
have direct contact with the animals. If you stop eating
meat or do not keep pets, you are working towards a world
in which there will be fewer (farm) animals. But this
will also be a world in which fewer animals are kept in
There are a number of motivations to change your behavior, which may not all be very grand, but that are better for everyone, man and animals.
Your benefits to help animals can be:
|Depending on how
realistically you set your goals in helping animals, and
how much time, money and effort you put into it, the benefits
can be greater than the drawbacks.
You may have to invest or change something before it can become fun. Compare it with quitting smoking: it's hard at first, but then you don't want to go back. Very often, it is more a matter of letting go than of actively doing something.
Some things you may need to invest are:
In answer to the question of "what makes campaigning
for animals satisfying?", Geert Laugs from Compassion
In World Farming (CIWF)
We think it's obvious that CIWF actions fulfill this image to a great degree."
Doing something for animals, or changing the way you
eat is a form of behavior
change. We want to help you to make this as easy