Vegan Kat Von D volunteers at sanctuary to help abused farm animals on her 34th birthday
- Kat Von D went to Farm Sanctuary in Acton, California, for a photoshoot
- The tattoo artist posed for LAIKA, a vegan lifestyle magazine
- Days later she asked to return to the sanctuary for her birthday
- Von D is a vegan and sells makeup that hasn’t been tested on animals
Kat Von D spent her latest birthday volunteering at a sanctuary for abused farm animals.
The tattoo artist, who turned 34 earlier this month, first visited Farm Sanctuary in Acton, California, for a photoshoot last month.
She posed with some of the sanctuary’s animals for LAIKA, a vegan lifestyle magazine.Just a few days later, Von D tweeted a photo of herself cuddling a small black lamb, writing in the caption: ‘Some of the best kisses ever.’
Kat Von D poses for the vegan lifestyle magazine LAIKA at Farm Sanctuary’s Southern California Shelter in Acton
Von D, pictured during the photoshoot for LAIKA magazine at Farm Sanctuary, sells makeup that hasn’t been tested on animals and highlights items that don’t contain animal products or by-products on her website
She then asked Farm Sanctuary if she could come back for her birthday on March 8 and eventually spent the day volunteering there.
Von D, a vegan, later tweeted a photo of her tattooed hand resting on an animal’s hoof, adding: ‘Best birthday ever thanks to Farm Sanctuary.’
The tattoo artist has banned animal testing from her makeup line and has a list of items made without animal products or by-products on her website.
Farm Sanctuary rescues abused and neglected farm animals in its three shelters. Two are located in California, in Acton and Los Angeles, and the third one is in Watkins Glen, New York.
A fourth shelter will open next year at the farm Jon Stewart shares with his wife Tracey in New Jersey.
Just a few days after the photoshoot, Von D tweeted a photo of herself cuddling a young black lamb, writing in the caption: ‘Some of the best kisses ever’. She later asked the organization if she could come back on her birthday
Von D, who turned 34 earlier this month, spent her birthday volunteering at Farm Sanctuary. She later posted this photo of her hand on an animal’s hoof, saying she had spent the best birthday ever