spent the final hours of 2012 not partying it up in New York or Los Angeles, but on the beaches of Thailand. While he was there, however, he reminded his fans that even on vacation, he's still got the well-being of animals on his mind.
A huge advocate for rescuing dogs and cats from the street, Somerhalder Tweeted:
He further noted that his goal for the year is to, "...finish research on oral sterilization drugs for dogs and cats."
He's a much cooler guy in real life than his The Vampire Diaries counterpart.