All posts tagged: Chinese fur farms

where furry animal toys really come from

Someone please tell me the logic in skinning an animal to make toys for other animals to play with.  I can’t wrap my head around this and I know if you are reading this blog, you likely feel the same way I do. The other day, I received an email as part of PETA’s Skinned Alive campaign.  They were preaching to the choir.  Just a few months ago, my fellow animal-lovin’ friend Elinor called to my attention the grotesque fur-wearing “high fashion” models peppering the pages of  Allure Magazine. We both took it upon ourselves to post our disgust on their Facebook page and I wrote a letter to the magazine indicating their irresponsible and uncompassionate behavior has caused them to lose at least one reader.  When the first PETA note came through, like most people, I signed the petition and made the decision to move on and forget about it for both self preservation and truthfully (and shamefully) because I didn’t have a lot of time to think about the issue at that moment.  …