The average person will consume 7000 animals in their lifetime. We all know the horrendous grief when our cat or dog passes away. Why is it that so many accept the fate of chickens, pigs, cows, and turkeys? Why are farm animals less meaningful than our house pets, or event humans for that matter?
CountingAnimals.com claims that vegetarians can save up to 25 animals each year and breaks it down to a science, click for a detailed read.
No matter the statistic you utilize, only one counts… the life of THAT animal that you spared by eating a plant based diet.