10 Questions for Ingrid Newkirk

The PETA co-founder has a new book of essays: One Can Make a Difference. Ingrid Newkirk will now take your questions

Dennis Kleiman for TIME

Ingrid Newkirk

Is there a simple, everyday way people can help animals? James Dodds, KATONAH, N.Y.

Absolutely. Give your dog or cat respect, patience, understanding and love. And if you just change to one vegetarian day a week, that's a wonderful step that will save animal lives. It means you have chosen something kind instead of something cruel.

Is PETA against the consumption of meat? Do you want us all to be vegetarian? Jose Ortega, LIMA, PERU

I think if you're against cruelty and you look at what happens to animals in slaughterhouses and on factory farms, you have to be completely against...

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