Everyday in countries around the world animals are fighting for their lives. They are beaten, skinned, burned, and strangled alive. They are kept in chains to make them perform for humans’ “entertainment.” They are kept in tiny cages so that people can kill them and eat them. They are electrocuted, strangled, and skinned alive so that people can parade around in their coats. Animals are counting on compassionate people to take action and save them.
More than sixteen billion animals are killed for food everyday in the United States. They are neglected, mutilated, genetically manipulated, and killed in gruesome and violent ways. Cows, calves, pigs, chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, and other animals live in extremely stressful conditions. They are kept into little cages, often with so little space that they can’t even turn around or lie down comfortably. They are fed drugs to fatten them faster and keep them alive in conditions that could otherwise kill them.
Every year, over forty million animals are killed for fur worldwide. About thirty million are raised on fur farms and killed. About ten million wild animals are trapped and killed for fur. Animals on fur farms spend their entire lives confined to cramped, filthy wire cages. Fur farmers use the cheapest and cruelest killing methods available, including suffocation, electrocution, gassing, and poisoning. Most leather comes from developing countries such as India and China. Most wool comes from Australia.
More than 100 million animals die a year due to animal experimentation. Mice, rats, rabbits, primates, cats, dogs, and other animals are locked inside cold, barren cages in laboratories. They are used to test cosmetics, household cleaners, and other consumer products. Hundreds of thousands of animals are poisoned, blinded, and killed every year by cruel corporations. Mice and rats are forced to inhale toxic fumes, dogs are force-fed pesticides, and rabbits have corrosive chemicals rubbed onto their skin...