"There's no excuse for ripping sensitive fish out of their natural habitats and confining them to tiny, artificial enclosures–let alone ones attached to people's nails," the U.K. PETA director said.
The shocking image was uploaded to Reddit on Sunday, before being taken down less than 24 hours later after catching the attention of the animal rights organisation.
In a tweet posted on Wednesday, Stitt shared two photos of the billboards which read, "Oklahoma, home of the meathead Gov. Kevin Stitt."
Volunteers were greeted with the sight of plastic crates stacked in the back of trucks—and the sounds of cats and dogs left without food or water inside.
A $5,000 reward is being offered to help catch whoever may be responsible.
Social media and PETA have come down hard on the ABC dog-grooming competition, which made its debut on Tuesday.
Whenever PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) enters the public spotlight, criticizers of the organization speak out.
The ads reference the popular "Got milk?" slogan used by the dairy industry.
KFC has come under fire a number of times in recent years for all kinds of accusations including racism, serving old food, and mutant chickens.
Lowe, who had a recent court date for a case involving an illegal big cat business in Las Vegas, had faced charges of animal neglect.
The PETA photo comes as the cake meme has enjoyed great popularity, with videos of cakes made into everyday items and being cut in two.
The videos, filmed in April, reveal wet markets in China, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and the Philippines are continuing to sell live and dead animals amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The animal rights organization is offering the reward to anyone with leads that result in the arrest and conviction of the suspect.
In a letter to NIH director Francis Collins, and shared with Newsweek, the actress says animal experiments have not yielded a "single treatment for humans in any mental or physical health area."
The organization said wet markets like the Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market in China, where the novel coronavirus is believe to have originated, are breeding grounds for deadly diseases.
Every year, PETA receives hundreds of fur coats donated by people who learn how "cruel and violent" the industry is, spokesperson Moira Colley said.
"The management and protection of private wetlands that is incentivized and funded by the sale of American alligator eggs and hides benefits [other] species as well," the state argued in its complaint.
The animal rights group claims pet store's fish suppliers routinely put the animals under "horrendous neglect and mistreatment."
PETA said its exposé into the Russian fur trade revealed animals including rabbits, minks and chinchillas were subjected to shocking abuse.
Sports Illustrated this year even named Uga "The greatest mascot in college football history." PETA wants Uga officially retired as a mascot.
Animal rights organization PETA called out actor Jason Momoa for pulling a "sad stunt" that it said ignores the cruel treatment of captive animals used for television and film.
James Cromwell, the actor from 'Babe', was arrested Thursday on the Texas A&M campus at a PETA protest.
The animal rights organization spoke out against Chinese researchers' use of live animals, including pigs and dogs, as crash test dummies for cars.
The animal rights organisation says one definition describing an "inhuman" person as "brutish or beastlike" is derogatory to animals.
New Iditarod CEO Rob Urbach has announced that he plans to meet with the animal rights organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), which has been highly critical of the dogsled race before, and devoted to ending its annual occurrence.
The new law bans the sale and manufacturing of all new fur products throughout California, as well as placing restrictions on hunting and circuses.
The feat was accomplished by having a 90 percent live release mark, but PETA said it "spells disaster" for animals.
The president's son-in-law owns a real estate company with rental properties in the Maryland city that's been cited with hundreds of code violations in recent years, including for rat infestations.