I agree. I think that you can recognize that animals are beloved parts of your family. I also understand that food is important. I think that people assume that because LVP cares so much about such a specific cause, she has to care about all of the other causes equally. I don't think that is fair to her or the causes she supports. It's like saying, that because she serves and eats meat, she must be pretending to love dogs.
As for Kyle and LVP, someone upthread talked about how Kyle never defends Lisa. And, that is totally true. VanderPump can be a really delightfully shady bitch who sometimes goes too far. The "younger woman" joke in front of Portia, for instance, was in really bad taste. However, LVP is the only one that has gone to the mat for Kyle. It's been something like 9 seasons, and throughout that relationship, we have seen them fight and make up over and over again. Yet, every time they were made up, it was ALWAYS LVP defending Kyle. Sure LVP would say mean things when they were on the outs, and Kyle would too. But, the one thing I have never seen is Kyle just straight up defend Lisa. I can't remember a single time that she has ever done that.