Actor Robert Downey, who represents Ironman in the Marvel universe, has shown his love for animals. The superhero captivated his followers by showing his more human side with his pets.
Robert also represented the famous Doctor Dolittle, a veterinarian who managed to talk to animals. For him it will not have been difficult, the topic of talking with them is fiction, but in his house in Malibu he has several animals of different species.
He and his wife Susan rescued two cats that from the first moment became a member of their family.
Monty and D’Artagnan are the names of the two felines that were welcomed by the famous Hollywood actor.
Robert confessed that he does not perceive his life without the animals he has rescued
In 2017, he rescued Moly, a black cat who needed the opportunity to have a warm home where he was offered the protection and love he deserved after facing a harsh past.
Moly is nice and friendly, he has always been pleased to have the affection of his family who loves him so much.
About D’Artagnan, Susan, commented that he is a cat sometimes difficult to understand, so it is difficult for them to know if he is happy or in a bad mood. They describe him as a very sleepy cat, he interacts happily with the rest of the pets in the house despite his particular character.
The actor confessed that he initially refused to adopt rescued animals because he was very saddened by the situation they were facing, but he could not resist taking them in forever and now he claims that he could not live without them.
In addition to cats and dogs, the Downey house also has alpacas, they keep these animals, similar to llamas, as pets.
The actor’s mansion has large green areas in which the animals enjoy as they were in their natural habitat.
The house has given much to talk about because it was built with a theme of sustainable architecture, in addition to the alpacas there are other animals such as goats, chickens, pigs and cows.
Robert Downey announced that he adopted a plant-based diet after sensitizing himself to the unfair treatment that animals receive.
During the premiere of the film Dolittle, he expressed his admiration for his wife’s talent as a producer and commented:
“She is the most amazing creative producer in the history of cinema, and I make faces for money and chicken, although no, now I don’t eat chicken anymore. I’m adopting a plant-based diet, ”he said.
The actor created the foundation called The Footprint Coalition, with the aim of merging robotics and nanotechnology to clean up the planet.
Your decision to adopt a vegan diet will contribute to this end because the livestock industry is one of the industries that generates the most plastic waste in the oceans and promotes climate change.
Actress Ruby Rose, who played Batwoman in DC’s Arrowverse, is also in favor of defending the planet and animals.
She joined the trend of adopting a vegan lifestyle when she learned about the unfair treatment suffered by the animals we consume.
“I frequently ate something called‘ shark fin soup ’and didn’t taste it. I asked my mom if that was made with the fin of a real shark and she said, “Oh no, honey, of course not.” After discovering that I was, I became very sad, I cried for three weeks.
It seemed even worse to me that they only cut off the fins of sharks and that they were there without being able to move. That really scared me, I used to have nightmares that they were in the ocean without fins and I couldn’t eat any fish anymore. ”
The followers of Robert Downey and all the real-life heroes who join in fighting for the defense of animals and our planet applaud his initiatives that inspire others to work for the same cause.