Horrible facts you didn’t know about fur
More than 5o million animals are violently killed for use in fashion every year
they kill animals by gassing, electrocution, and neck-breaking so there will be the least damage to the fur.
Eighty-five percent of the fur industry’s skins come from animals who were held captive on fur factory farms
There are no penalties for people who abuse animals on fur farms in China, which is the world’s largest fur exporter
One billion rabbits are killed each year so that their fur can be used in clothing or for lures in fly fishing or trim on craft items.
The fur trim market is an equal, if not greater, a threat to animals than is the making of fur coats. The fur trim is not what’s “leftover” from making full-length fur coats. Hand photo created by Racool_studio – www.freepik.com
Neither fur nor fur trim is a byproduct of the meat industry. Rabbit fur is often falsely identified as a byproduct of meat production.
In China, there’s a thriving cat- and dog-fur industry. Cats and dogs are bludgeoned, hanged, and sometimes even skinned alive for their fur. and they are being sold as mink or other animals’ fur.
Fur farms harm the environment. Millions of pounds of feces are produced annually by U.S. mink farms alone. One dangerous component of this waste is nearly 1,000 tons of phosphorus, which pollutes nearby rivers and streams.
There are no federal laws to protect animals on fur farms in the U.S.
millions of non targeted animals such as raccoons, coyotes, bobcats, beavers, and other fur-bearing animals are trapped by mistake and killed because of the fur hunters.
After an animal has been slaughtered, his or her skin is treated with toxic chemicals to keep it from rotting and decomposing in the buyer’s closet. so it is named the worst industry that toxify the environment.
Seals are still being clubbed and brutally slain for their fur. The Canadian seal hunt is the world’s largest remaining commercial slaughter of marine mammal; close to a million harp seals.
The good news is :
Many European countries have banned or are in the process of phasing out some or all fur farming based largely on the understanding that it is impossible to raise fur-bearing animals in captive conditions that adequately ensure their welfare while maintaining financial viability.
Also in the New york electrifying, the animals were banned due to the inhumane action.