Remember when Catholics used to be mocked for having so many holy days? That erstwhile tradition has become thoroughly secularized, as evidenced by today, which is National Feral Cat Day. The SF Chronicle has a story on so-called Dr. Neuter, a vet who has "personally neutered no fewer than 100,000 cats and dogs, and will no doubt be among the first humans charged with crimes against mammality when our housepets finally take over the planet.
Reading this story put me in mind of Science Correspondent Ron Bailey's great interview with animal rights activist and esteemed philosopher Peter Singer. That's online here.