25 Vegan Thanksgiving Memes That Will Give You All the Feelings

Rachel Krantz|
November 14, 2017

Ah, Thanksgiving. A time to be grateful for the majesty that is vegan pumpkin pie, having Thursday and Friday off work, and most of all, the fact that you don’t need to eat animals to have a bountiful, delicious meal. That said, let’s not agave-coat it either—being a vegan on Thanksgiving can also be challenging. Contrary to what non-vegans and non-vegetarians might think, it’s not for a lack of food options; it’s because on Thanksgiving, many of us face a slew of invasive or even aggressive questions from family members who just don’t get why we don’t want to eat the turkey. That’s where these powerful and (sometimes) funny vegan Thanksgiving memes come in.

It can also be a tough day if you know that 45 million turkeys will be slaughtered this year in the United States for this one meal alone. The hypocrisy of loved ones celebrating a holiday supposedly about gratitude for life with a dead animal’s body can be a lot to handle.

These vegan Thanksgiving memes are perfect for sharing with carnivorous family members and vegan friends alike and should remind you that you are not alone in your admirable decision to opt out of animal suffering this Thanksgiving. Have a good cry or laugh, and pass it on.

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https://www.instagram.com/p/BNFyTO1D4NT/

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https://www.instagram.com/p/BbNqbu8Ddvb/?tagged=veganthanksgiving

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https://www.instagram.com/p/BNGUR8WD_VC/?taken-by=mercyforanimals

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https://www.instagram.com/p/BM5lA7DjXU9/?taken-by=mercyforanimals

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https://www.instagram.com/p/BbFq5QSHosc/?tagged=veganthanksgiving

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https://www.instagram.com/p/BNKLnt_jskT/?taken-by=mercyforanimals

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https://www.instagram.com/p/BbQpktknaJz/?tagged=veganthanksgiving

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https://www.instagram.com/p/BbPPfkqh8Fd/?tagged=veganthanksgiving

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The month of Thanksgiving. Where we give thanks by killing thousands upon thousands of turkeys. Killing tens of thousands of animals is no way to give thanks, its time for new traditions that aren't based in torture, pain and suffering. If you plan to sit down to thanksgiving dinner with a rotting carcass in the center of the table, I urge you to reconsider. Turkeys suffer just like dogs and cats, they are no different. Yet we have no problem killing them and feasting on their flesh, but most people would never eat a dog or cat. So why do we choose to eat some animals and love other animals? #veganthanksgiving #vegan #thanksgiving #thanksgiving2017 #turkey #turkeysarefriendsnotfood #givethanks #compassion #empathy #bekindtoallkinds #liveyourvalues

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https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba9IoeNgc_c/?tagged=veganthanksgiving

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https://www.instagram.com/p/Ba9j9RVlIG3/?tagged=veganthanksgiving

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https://www.instagram.com/p/BbR_NCwBCP-/?tagged=veganthanksgiving

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https://www.instagram.com/p/BMfoIEfjVBH/?taken-by=mercyforanimals

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https://www.instagram.com/p/BbRzfmDj4F7/?tagged=veganthanksgiving

For more information on how to plan a plant-based Thanksgiving, order our Vegetarian Starter Guide

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