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Cows having best friends, crying when they are deprived of their friends, pigs being smarter than dogs and will spend days mourning any family member that dies turned me off from eating beef/pork completely.

Shellfish and line caught fish I still eat. Need a mentally shattering fact about these to get me to stop, too.

I’d like to go fully vegetarian but as an older person all these habits die hard.

Yeah, old habits die hard. Everyone has to find one’s own way (and time schedule) to change them :-)

There’s a lot of research in that respect. Some food for thought:

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/article/fish-have-feelings-too/

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/animal-emotions/201406/fish-are-sentient-and-emotional-beings-and-clearly-feel-pain

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