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Related Categories: San Francisco | Animal Liberation
View other events for the week of 12/21/2005
Anti Fur demonstration
Date Wednesday December 21
Time 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location Details
Consulate General of the People's Republic of China
1450 Laguna Street, San Francisco
Event Type Protest
Organizer/AuthorMelissa Gonzalez
Please join members of IDA for a demonstration
to protest cruel treatment of millions of animals
- including dogs and cats – raised and skinned alive
on Chinese fur farms to support the fashion industry

When: Wednesday, December 21 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Where: Consulate General of the People's Republic of China
1450 Laguna Street, San Francisco

RSVP or

for more info: Melissa Gonzalez, (415) 388-9641 x 228 or melissa@idausa.org



A new undercover investigation of the Chinese fur industry revealed dogs and cats packed into wire cages and stacked by the thousands onto trucks. The shocking footage documents fur farm workers throwing cages from the tops of trucks to the ground, a ten-foot drop that shatters the legs of many animals inside, then poking animals through the wire mesh with wooden poles. Animals are then killed by hanging, strangulation or electrocution, but investigators also witnessed some animals literally being skinned alive and then thrown onto a pile of other dead and dying animals. Some continue to live – their eyes blinking and their hearts visibly beating inside their exposed ribs – for up to ten minutes.

More than 85% of the world's fur products are imported from China, a country where there are no animal welfare regulations and animals suffer the worst kinds of abuses. Among the rabbits, coyotes, foxes and other animals, millions of cats and dogs are brutally murdered for their fur. Many of them still wear collars and ID tags, an indication that they were stolen from loving guardians to be turned into fur trim and trinkets. Dog and cat fur exported to the U.S. is often deliberately mislabeled as being from another species, so many consumers who purchase it are wearing the fur of a dog or cat without knowing it. The dogs, cats, minks, raccoons, seals and foxes are counting on YOUR help.

Banners, posters and leaflets will be provided.

We hope to see you there!

For more information on the investigation of Chinese fur farms, please visit http://www.furkills.org.
Added to the calendar on Monday Dec 19th, 2005 9:46 AM
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