“We call them dumb animals, and so they are, for they cannot tell us how they feel, but they do not suffer less because they have no words.”  Black Beauty, Anna Sewell
Fanimal fiction
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  • April 7, 2014, 01:00

“Four legs good, two legs bad.” Animal Farm, George Orwell “Quoth the Raven, `Nevermore'.” The Raven, Edgar Allan Poe “Love the ani(...)

Larger than life: puppeteers Jack Parker, Stuart Angel and Mikey Brett with ‘Joey’ the equine puppet from War Horse. Photograph: Alan Betson

Resignation; the merest gesture of resignation made by a cavalry horse bowing its head and submitting to being harnessed to a wagon, which is h(...)