Those who care for animals, in turn, do receive emotional support from them. Actor Robert Downey Jr., known for his portrayal of Iron Man in the Marvel MCU series, has always been open about his love of animals. The superhero captivated his fans by showing a more sympathetic side of himself with his animals.
Robert also portrayed the well-known Doctor Dolittle, a veterinarian with animal communication skills. For him, it would not have been challenging as he has a variety of animals in his Malibu home, even though he cannot communicate with them practically.
He and his wife Susan promptly adopted two cats after rescuing them. The cats found a loving home with them.
View this post on Instagram
The well-known Hollywood actor accepted the two rescue cats and gave them the names Monty and D’Artagnan.
Robert admitted that without the creatures he has saved, he no longer values his life.
In 2017, he saved Moly, a black cat in need of a warm place to live. Despite facing a traumatic past, Moly received the care and love he needed.
Moly is pleasant and outgoing, and he feels fortunate to have the love and support of his devoted family.
Susan mentioned that it can be challenging to understand whether D’Artagnan is happy or unhappy. They describe him as a very drowsy cat, but despite this, he gets along well with the other animals in the house.
The actor admitted that he was initially hesitant to adopt the animals, even though he was deeply moved by their situation when they were rescued. However, he now believes that he could not survive without them.
The Downey residence also keeps alpacas, which are creatures resembling llamas, as pets in addition to cats and dogs.
The animals enjoy the spacious, grassy backyards of the actor’s estate, providing them with a natural habitat experience.
People are highly interested in the backyard full of animals, which was built with sustainable construction and houses rescued animals, including goats, chickens, pigs, and cows, in addition to alpacas.
Robert Downey declared that he became a vegan after learning about the cruel treatment that animals endure.
He showed his enthusiasm for his wife’s skills as a producer during the Dr. Dolittle movie launch and said, “She is the most creatively innovative producer in the history of film, and even if I no longer eat chicken, I used to make funny expressions for money and chicken. I’ve decided to eat only plants,” he declared.
The Footprint Coalition is an organization founded by the actor to combine robotics and nanotechnology to clean up the globe.
His decision to adopt a vegan diet will help achieve this goal, as the production of cattle is one of the industries contributing to climate change and producing the most ocean plastic garbage.
In DC’s Arrowverse, actress Ruby Rose plays Batwoman, and she supports protecting the environment and animals.
When she learned about the harsh treatment that the animals we eat endure, she decided to follow the trend and adopt a vegan lifestyle.
“I didn’t know what shark fin soup was, but I routinely ate it. My mother responded, ‘Oh no, honey, of course not,’ when I questioned if it had been constructed from a real shark fin. I was so devastated when I realized it was real that I cried nonstop for three weeks.
The fact that sharks could only move with the assistance of their fins made it even worse. I used to have nightmares about them being in the ocean without fins and being unable to eat any fish because of how frightened I was by that.
Robert Downey Jr.’s supporters and all the real-life heroes who unite to defend the rights of animals and the environment welcome his actions and encourage others to pursue the same goal.