Kids always want a pet it seems. My three daughters seem to rotate the duty of asking for a new pet, even though we have a miniature schnauzer named Harry and he's a good boy and not in danger of losing his role in the family. When I point out that we could just settle in and be content with Harry, they inevitably ask, "Ok, but when Harry dies, can we have a cat?"
Christians celebrate Easter on Sunday, and some choose to eat fish today (Good Friday) instead of beef, pork, or chicken.
Paul McCartney is urging people to skip meat all together today, and is part of an online campaign launched by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) where he's seen wearing the organization's new "Eat No Fish" T-shirt.