On the special day which is dedicated to the Oceans in the world, A post surfaced in the official twitter account of “PETA India” to create awareness on treating Fish as Friends, garnered special attention from the users of the micro blogging social media site. The tweet received more quoted replies than “likes” as many of them had difference of opinion about not having Fish as Food and treating them as friends. The post contained a picture of a woman donning a fancy cloth like a fish and holding a placard which says “Fish are Friends, not food, Go Vegan”
“Fish are friends, not food. #World Ocean Day #GoVegan” read the caption of PETA India’s post. Check out the post below :
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals organisation which is also called as PETA, is known for acting against animal violence. “Animals are not ours to experiment on, eat, wear, use for entertainment, or abuse in any other way” is their slogan. Being the largest animal rights organization in the world, with more than 6.5 million members and supporters, PETA reports to one million followers in Twitter and to 1.4 million followers in Facebook. The PETA India enjoys one and half lakh followers in Twitter.
The organisation urges every citizen of our country to contact them if any kind of animal violence comes to our notice in order to rescue them. The most recent post of them about treating Fishes as friends instead of Food, received 1000 plus comments and quoted replies so far with 500 plus likes. Many of them who dropped comments expressed their disagreements with the post.
A twitter user named Sonia Arunkumar said that Plans are friends too and asked Vegans to stop eating vegetables and fruits. “Plants too. Stop eating vegetables and fruits!!” read her comment whereas another user said “Fish is Food. PETA is Pest Tell all your friends to help get rid of the pest from India asap.”
A follower went on to comment saying “I am a vegetarian.. with this kinda forced activism, you sure are forcing many vegetarians to turn into non-vegetarians !!”
Check out some of such comments below :
But hey! Smaller fish also prey on worms and other species. Aren't worms our friends as well? So shouldn't we kill (and, may be, eat since we have already killed them) small fish to save our friends? :/ Lots of problems on your theory!— Jay Panchal (@PanchalJay1247) June 9, 2021
Plants too. Stop eating vegetables and fruits!! https://t.co/lQDy8hDY9S— Sonia Arunkumar (@rajakumaari) June 9, 2021
Fish is Food.— Sama 🇮🇳 (@Samanasveda) June 8, 2021
PETA is Pest
Tell all your friends to help get rid of the pest from India asap.
I am a vegetarian.. with this kinda forced activism, you sure are forcing many vegetarians to turn into non-vegetarians !!— equityEnthusiast (@equtyEnthusiast) June 8, 2021
நானே மீன் தான் சாப்புடுறேன் போடா என் ஐகோர்ட்— பிரானா🐟🐟🐟 (@piranha_off) June 8, 2021
Plants are also environment friendly one, don't eat vegetables.— KangeyanD (@kangeyan50) June 8, 2021
Stop Eating Plants and Vegetables too.— Dharma Chandru (@dharmachandru) June 9, 2021
Stop this stupid ADs.
Name 5 fishes you are friends with https://t.co/jKfxg46shL— Rishabh (@jokebazz) June 9, 2021
The Plastic she is wearing kills thousands of Sea Lives every year https://t.co/JAWrRLluQy— Aashish (@kashmiriRefuge) June 8, 2021