“Chronicles of Narnia” author was a real animal lover

I found an Examiner.com piece the other day – written by Wayne Pacelle of the Humane Society of the US – about author CS Lewis of “Chronicles of Narnia” fame.

Pacelle notes Lewis, who died in 1963, was a solid advocate for animals.

From the article

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According to the BBC biography of the man, “Lewis’s love for animals shines through all his writings, and it made him especially concerned with finding a meaning behind animal suffering.” Lewis’s “The Problem of Pain” is a notable contribution to the discussion of animal welfare, given that it came in the 1940s when there was so little interest in the topic.

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