Laura Guttridge is a former swimsuit model-turned animal activist and author. She holds regular protests to help raise awareness about animal cruelty. She has organized numerous protests and campaigns, and has been arrested twice for her dedication to the protection of animals.
She actively promotes a vegetarian/vegan lifestyle through PETA’S vegetarian starter kit. This kit helps guide you through becoming a vegetarian/vegan. It is a complete pack of delicious recipes, and tips on making the transition easy.
Guttridge, a vegan herself, advocates that meat is destructive for the body. However, a vegan diet helps you to stay healthy and fit by reducing the health-risks and diseases that are associated with the consumption of meat and other animal products. She encourages people to go on a vegetarian/ vegan diet, not only for the animals, but for the themselves.
“Gypsy the Christmas Cat” by Laura Guttridge
In 2009 she was asked to promote a vegan diet at the glitzy 20th Gala for The Animal Rights Foundation of Florida by handing out literature, and talking to it’s high profile guest list. The event was attended by many famous celebrities including Pamela Anderson, and was hosted by Bob Barker. Other significant achievements of Guttridge include a ballot initiative in 2002 where Guttridge was the top signature collector, which helped in the successful banning of the confinement of pigs on factory farms in Florida.
Based on her a real life experience, she Laura Guttridge has written a book titled “Gypsy the Christmas Cat”. Her husband, Bobby Guttridge inspired her to write this book. It teaches children to show kindness, love and respect to animals. It’s easily available at different online book stores, and your children will love this delightful Christmas tale. She is also a co-host for an online program called Dr. Josefina’s Way.