Katy Perry smiling The star is an investor in plant-based meat brand Impossible Foods - Media Credit: Twitter

Katy Perry Tells 109 Million Followers She’s ‘Ready To Be 100% Vegan’

'I'm about 95 percent ready to be 100 percent vegan. My dog Nugget has been joining me on this journey for the past four months'

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Celebrity singer-songwriter Katy Perry says she’s ready to be 100 percent vegan.

The star, who’s an investor in plant-based meat brand Impossible Foods, made the statement to her 109 million Twitter followers.

‘Pray for us’

“I’m about 95 percent ready to be 100 percent vegan…” Perry wrote.

“My dog Nugget has been joining me on this journey for the past four months. Pray for us ok.”

The tweet stirred opinion with fans, with some praising Perry for the lifestyle change and others condemning the move.

One social media user wrote: “Dogs shouldn’t be vegan, so please continue providing their necessary requirements! Also, I mean being imperfectly vegan is fine like just do your best out there and don’t beat yourself up for any mistakes.”

Another user responded to the comment, stating: “Please stop spreading misinformation. Dogs absolutely can thrive and vastly improve their health on plant-based diets.

“I urge people not to read silly comments like this and please do actual research on the topic.”

Katy Perry’s pregnancy

During her pregnancy, Perry revealed she was ‘grossed out’ by beef and that she wasn’t ‘really into red meat’.

The star instead opted for the Impossible Burger – which has received praise from both her and her husband Orlando Bloom.

*According to animal rights charity PETA, with ‘the right planning and care’, dogs can be plant-based, adding that ‘it’s important to ensure that their nutritional requirements are met’.

The charity says: “Dogs require two amino acids, L-carnitine and taurine, which are usually added to vegan dog foods or can be added as supplements.

Moreover, many experts recommend transitioning your dog to a vegan diet under the supervision of your vet.

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Liam Gilliver

Liam is the former Deputy Editor of Plant Based News. He has written for The Independent, Huffington Post, Attitude Magazine, and more. He is also the author of 'We're Worried About Him'.

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Russell Wilson
Russell Wilson
1 year ago

search: bramble longest lived dog in the world and there is a book bramble owner wrote and she had several other dogs that out lived their life expectancy…dogs and cats alone in the US consume 20% of US animal products.huans can not continue killing animals for any reason.

Larry G Maloney
Larry G Maloney
1 year ago

Dogs thrive on meat. People thrive on plants. I’ll pray for the dog.

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