Vanderleun quotes and links a slice-of-life-today saga from Reddit.
My (22M) vegan girlfriend (21F) wants me to get rid of my cat : However, after a lot of talking and planning, my GF sat me down and dropped a bombshell on me. She said that with this next phase of the relationship, she did not see a future with me unless I was willing to give away Mittens. She said that she believed owning a cat is unconscionable for vegans, because they hunt mice and eat meat, and because the very act of owning a pet is a violation of vegan principlesâ€¦ [Reddit upvotes for this announcement, 27,000]
My (22M) vegan girlfriend (21F) wants me to get rid of my cat. UPDATE : So, we broke up, obviously. I would never, ever give up my cat Mittens. Many users said that this situation was about control, not veganism, and looking back, I do see a pattern of control on my GFs part. I was blind to it I guess. [Reddit Upvotes for this decision, 75,000]