#StopWanger: help end chinchilla farming in Hungary

      Did you know that chinchillas are cruel factory farmed in Europe for their fur, mainly by a company called Wanger?   Wanger is responsible for cruel chinchilla fur factory farming all over south-east Europe. Anti-fur activists have come up against them in Hungary, Bosnia, Serbia to name just a few. Wanger must be stopped.   Protests are planned in Hungary on August 1st, so please tweet using
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FURBALLS! A guide to the stupid things the fur trade says.

Introducing our new series, called ‘FurBalls’, where we will be chronicling the many varied, staggering, indeed shockingly stupid things uttered by fur trade apologists. Believe us, there’s a lot. While it’s good to laugh, we can’t forget that these people are involved in an industry and trade that is responsible for the terrible suffering and deaths of millions upon millions of innocent animals every year. Why? Simply for the whims
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The terrible truth about the fur trade’s death toll

Respect for Animals has analysed the fur trade’s auction results for 2018 and can reveal the truly terrible toll of animal suffering. Last year 30.5 million mink and fox skins were sold at the two main sets of auctions- Kopenhagen and SAGA. These pelts sold for $957.2 million. These figures give an idea of the scale of the industry but are far from the full picture. In addition, it is
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Ireland to ban fur farming

Ireland is set to become the 15th country in the European union to ban fur farming after the country’s cabinet approved to phase-out fur farming. The bill is expected to be introduced into the Dáil, the Irish parliament, in September. Thank you to everyone who supported us in this campaign. You really have made a difference and helped prevent more unnecessary animal suffering. The Government has recently come under strong
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