This Little Furball Is on a Big Mission

Mr. Bagel - The Every Animal Project

(Story by Laura Lee Cascada / Photographs by Steve Byun, @chinnybuddy) This ball of fluff is Mr. Bagel. Despite how it looks, he’s not a gargantuan field mouse from some alternate universe of adorable creatures with big eyes and even bigger ears. He’s a chinchilla from regular old planet Earth. But before you run out […]

Why Are Millions of These Caterpillars So Hungry?

Monarch Caterpillars - The Every Animal Project

(By Laura Lee Cascada / Photos by Alysoun Mahoney) These caterpillars sure are hungry. And they’ve struck gold, munching their way through an all-you-can-eat milkweed buffet. But many others aren’t so lucky. On a beautiful plot of land in Virginia, these two were seen plumping themselves up, preparing to blossom into the striking orange-and-black butterflies […]

This Shaggy Dog Beat Heartworms–Now the Art He Inspired Is Saving Others Like Him

Teddy - Wags 4 Hope - The Every Animal Project

(By Laura Lee Cascada / Photographs by Annie Blumenfeld) Meet Teddy. Four years ago, he bounded into Connecticut teen Annie Blumenfeld’s life and changed it forever. Now, in 2016, Teddy spends his days watching chickens and roosters peck around the neighborhood, eagerly awaiting his next adventure with each walk and car ride. He lives a […]

She Had No Name

A Pig with No Name - The Every Animal Project

Her eyes were what drew me in. Between two metal slats, they stared at me. She blinked once. I reached in and stroked her ear. Tears streamed down my face–but this story is hers, not mine.* Her story is short. She was born, surrounded by metal bars and perhaps hundreds of other pigs. She grew up […]