What's Wrong With Fur

Life on a fur farm ain't no life at all for all the cute critters forced to live there.

Animals bred and raised on fur farms spend their entire lives in cramped, filthy wire cages. They are denied proper shelter and clean water, and they can't do any of the things that come naturally to them—such as climbing, burrowing, and swimming. They endure fear and stress and often suffer from disease, parasite infestations, and other physical and psychological hardships, all for the sake of an unnecessary industry that makes billions of dollars annually.

In the U.S., no federal humane slaughter law protects animals on fur factory farms, so animals are killed in the cruelest ways possible in order to save money and keep their skins in one piece. Many have their skulls bashed in or their necks broken, and others are anally or vaginally electrocuted.

Contrary to fur-industry propaganda, fur production destroys the environment. Producing a real fur coat from the skins of ranch-raised animals takes a heap more energy than that needed to produce a fake-fur garment. Real fur isn't biodegradable, either, thanks to the chemicals used to stop the fur from rotting. These chemicals can also contaminate local water supplies.

Simply put, fur ain't no good for animals or the planet!