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PREACH IT! Does 'Octomom' hate kittens? We'll soon find out [poll]

March 23, 2010 |  2:38 pm
Octomom peta It’s a nice week to be Octomom. The offers for help just keep on rolling in for our poor media whore in distress. First, a porn company steps forward, offering to defray Nadya Suleman’s mortgage costs if she appears in an adult film. Now, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has announced an offer of its own.

The animal-rights organization tells us exclusively that it has sent a letter to Suleman saying it will pay her an unspecified amount if she places an ad on her lawn. The ad, already mocked up by the PETA people and shown above, reads, “Don’t let your dog or cat become an 'Octomom': Always spay or neuter. PETA.”

The ad also features a photo of a cat with a huge litter of kittens.

“Taking us up on our offer is a win-win situation,” PETA’s Michelle Cho writes to Suleman. “It would help you and your children to keep your home and also reduce the number of homeless dogs and cats. Thank you for your consideration.”

PETA has yet to hear back from Suleman, but ...

Suleman ... a PETA rep tells me, "we're hopeful."

PETA loves to hook up with troubled celebrities to further its cause. It recently tried to put up a billboard ad featuring Tiger Woods, but the idea was quashed by the golfer’s lawyers.

-- Leslie Gornstein 

Photos: A mockup of PETA's 'Octomom"-specific ad, top; Nadya Suleman wards off photographers, right, in March. Credits: PETA, top; Nick Ut / Associated Press, right.

Related dispatches from the Ministry of Gossip:

'The Birds' star Tippi Hedren earns Humane Society's Genesis Lifetime Achievement Award

Porn producer offers 'Octomom' Nadya Suleman help with the mortgage

Shelter pets get Ellen DeGeneres' stamp of approval

Jesse James' dog Cinnabun is found and returned home!

Wendie Malick, Kelly Carlson unleash wild horses on Capitol Hill

PREACH IT! In Hollywood, the march of the pig continues

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