Musician Ariana Grande recently announced the opening of Orange Twins Rescue, a new animal shelter in Los Angeles that works to rescue stray cats and dogs. “We are so happy, proud, and excited,” Grande announced on Instagram, adding that a website for the shelter is in the works. Orange Twins Rescue is currently caring for several animals, including 20-year-old chihuahua Jolene, cat mom Sun (whose surrogate kittens will be available for adoption soon), and calico cat Mani (who is recovering from leg surgery).
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Grande—who has adopted 10 dogs herself—transitioned to a plant-based diet in 2013. “I love animals more than I love most people, not kidding,” Grande told The Mirror in 2014. “But I am a firm believer in eating a full plant-based, whole food diet that can expand your life length and make you an all-round happier person.” Despite her love of animals, Grande’s plant-based journey hit a few hiccups in the road. In 2015, the musician was famously filmed licking a non-vegan doughnut at a bakery in Los Angeles and last year, the 27-year-old promoted a non-vegan Cloud Macchiato beverage at Starbucks.