Happy Herald - Animal Heroes https://www.happyherald.com/articles.sec-8540-1-animal-heroes.html <![CDATA[AnimalHerotober Participate!]]> This October it’s easier than ever to participate in #animalherotober activities. The global event is open to all ages; your actions and choices can help all species of animals. Here are ways you can be an Animal Hero during AnimalHerotober and beyond!.]]> <![CDATA[Yes, We Can Be “Older” Heroes!! ]]> I could take advantage of a society disregarding me based on how I look. In an episode of Grace and Frankie, they absconded with some high-ticket gourmet items from their neighborhood market when the clerk didn’t see them at all at the cash register, but he did see a nubile young jogger.]]> <![CDATA[RESCUED! Leroy the Mule]]> “Free Mule” the sign said on my local grocer bulletin board. “Well, this could bode ill,” I thought. Whenever anyone is giving away other animals for “Free,” it invariably attracts all sorts of horrific occurrences. I took the sign down, as you do, and called the phone number.]]> <![CDATA[Be an Animal Hero for ALL!]]> One of the facts about people I have learned from my 40-plus years visiting schools and libraries to give “Be an Animal Hero” presentations is they do not wish to be purposely cruel. When individuals discover that each time they go grocery shopping or decide which form of entertainment to choose, or which cosmetic or cleaning product to buy, they can be animal heroes, then they do just that. ]]> <![CDATA[Thankful for World Animal Hero Kids Month ]]> One of the numerous things I am thankful for this year is World Animal Hero Kids Month, also known as AnimalHeroKidtober. When I see the global outpouring of positive actions by compassionate, engaged youth, in spite of the challenges we are all facing right now, I can feel my heart literally expand in appreciation.]]> <![CDATA[Veganza Animal Hero to the Rescue]]> Help, we need a hero – we need a capable experienced female with perspective and a few special powers, too. How about someone who can instill empathy in others, freeze a scene where injustice is taking place, and make the perpetrators feel the fear the victims feel? ]]> <![CDATA[Let’s Hear it for all of the Women Heroes!]]> When was the last time you saw an over-40 female superhero in a movie or on television? The answer is never, yet in real life we are surrounded by women standing up and reaching out to help or defend others.]]>