1. Lévi-Strauss was explaining that animals are chosen as totems not because they are good to eat (“bonnes a manger”) but because they are good to think (“bonnes a penser”). Totemism, trans. Rodney Needham (Boston: Beacon Press, 1963), p. 89.
1. Cong. Rec., 107th Cong., 2nd sess. (2002), vol. 148.pt. 12: 616–617.
2. The statute in question, the Federal Property and Administrative Service Act (40 USC sec. 101 et seq), was amended in 1997 to allow other federal dog handlers, like Drug Enforcement Administration officers, to adopt their dogs.
3. Cong. Rec., 106th Cong., 2nd sess. (2000), vol. 146, no. 125: 9600.
4. “City of Saint Paul Considers Innovative Solution to Feral Felines.” February 24, 2007, http://network.bestfriends.org/news; Denise LeBeau, “St. Paul Votes for Pro Feral Cat Ordinance!” September 27, 2007, http://network.bestfriends.org/4507/news.aspx.
5. Animal Lovers Volunteer Association (ALVA) vs. Weinberger, 76$ F.2d. 937 (9th Cir., 1985). See the ALBC website for more information about the San Clemente goat conservation program: www.albc-usa.org/cpl/sanclementegoat.html.
6. A few prominent examples include Peter Singer, Animal Liberation  (New York: HarperCollins, 2002); Tom Regan, The Case for Animal Rights (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1983); Mary Midgley, Animals and Why They Matter (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1983); Rosemary Rodd, Biology, Ethics and Animal (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1990).
7. Animal Rights, ed. Cass Sunstein and Martha Nussbaum (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004); Martha Nussbaum, Frontiers of Justice (Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press, 2006); Alisdair MacIntyre, Dependent Rational Animals (Chicago: Open Court, 1999); Marcel Wissenburg, Green Liberalism (London: Roudedge, 1998); Robert