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FUR FARMING, LEGAL, RELEASING MINK, NOT


Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, animaladvocates )

TRISH
- 581 days ago - care2.com
IF U RELEASE AN ANIMAL FROM A FUR FARM, U ARE BREAKING THE LAW, BUT, THE ANIMAL IS SAVED, FROM AN HORRIFIC LIFE ! U GET CAUGHT THO, UR GOING TO JAIL ! ARE U ALSO A TERRORIST ?



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Stardust Noel (47)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 11:59 am
I think these people are trying to save the animals, they are skinned alive lots of times, so no, I don't think they are terrorists, but it's not good to let the mink run loose, or endanger native animals, so what to do ? China is famous for skinning animals alive .So.......if there is no safe haven for the mink to be taken to, turning them loose is the only alternative to a horrific death.
 

Jill Vickerman (423)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 1:05 pm
I hope that they can survive in the wild and not affect the local fauna...but as Stardust Noel says turning them loose is the only alternative. People are so very good at unbalancing Nature.
 

Jill Vickerman (423)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 1:06 pm
I forgot to say thank you Trish!
 

Gudrun D. (432)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 1:09 pm
Being a voice for the voiceless and helping them is being compassionate. Money doesn't rule everyone on this planet ....thankfully. Thanks Trish.
 

Lisa Neste (734)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 1:28 pm
Noted, thank you Trish.
 

June M. (115)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 1:51 pm
thanks Trish
 

cynthia B. (239)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 1:56 pm
well it is a war that no one wins thx Trish....... You would be my favorite terrorist, luv ya! I'd help bail u out for the cause if I wasn't caught with you
 

Gabriela Baldaia (104)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 2:02 pm
Thank you, Trish !!
 

Rhonda W. (376)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 5:10 pm
I posted on Pinterest and noted. Thanks for the email.
 

Constance F. (429)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 5:43 pm
The argument that released animals in captivity would not survive in the wild is crock. Nature is intelligent and hones right back in on instinct ~ And much better FREE than in hell. I commend these people with all my heart for they are risking imprisonment for the lives of other species. Thank you for sending Trish !
 

Shelli S. (364)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 6:30 pm
Michael Whelan is a villain & a terrorist 2 animals. No fur farm is justified & should be banned..period.
 

Sue McGuey (107)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 6:31 pm
Noted!~ Posted article on Facebook!~
 

Gina Caracci (231)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 6:46 pm
Heres my comment on the story:
YES, ANIMAL ADVOCATES ARE CONSIDERED TERRORISTS BY THE GOVT
Im GLAD they are setting them free. They are going to die brutal deaths so let them have a chance..they shouldnt be there in the first place..Humans are destroying everything anyhow so whats another invasive species? if they escaped who can they blame but themselves for keeping them there
Steve Ns comment really pissed me off..have them 'held accountable for the monetary loss for the farmers'. ARE YOU KIDDING ME?? I usually dont call people out when I know nothing about them but thats disgusting.. You must be a republican who is gunning for the TPP..profits from pain is SICK..plus no profile found...

I hope factory farms are next! I would LOVE THAT!!!!
*******
I think if there were farms (of any kind but esp factory) near me Id join in. Its just appalling the whole damn thing with animals being tortured for profit and its LEGAL

ANOTHER reason to boycott CHINA
 

Dwain La'Brooy (331)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 7:50 pm
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. (7)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 9:18 pm
Set them free!! Thanks Trish!
 

Susanne R. (249)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 11:14 pm
There's no easy answer to this awful problem. If the demand for mink stopped, the pelts of these poor animals would no longer be valuable or in demand, and the breeding farms would not be profitable. Unfortunately, mink is still a status symbol among the status conscious who have no interest in anyone or anything but themselves.

Wouldn't it serve them right if anyone who bought a mink coat felt the pain of the mink being skinned alive every time she (or he) put it on?
 

Rosemary Rannes (643)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 11:56 pm
Well my 'LIL SIS i'm sick so the best i can offer tonight is to say Stardust Noel, Constance F. and Susanne R. have basically said what I was thinking. I'm right there with you all and we can only hope and pray someday sooner than later all humans will awaken and become conscious beings ! Much love XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
 

Genoveva M M. (342)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 12:55 am
I rather for these innocent creatures to take a chance in the wild, that become the coat of some stupid selfish crappy so call human.
Anyone with the heart in the right place knows not to support the mink industry. All these so called terrorist are doing what is right because the governments don't care other than for money, and someone has to do the right thing. It makes me want to vomit when I see the US. participating in this atrocity done to animals, while publicly speaking of compassion. Any country supporting this nasty industry is just as bad as China who most people believe is the worst in this subject, but don't go so far, and just look on what we have here, the only difference is that US. is hidden much better.
An for those "Business" they can go and burn in hell, with all other who don't care for animals.

Thank you Trish.
 

Bee S. (206)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 1:57 am
Thank you, Trish dear ~
 

Franshisca Dearmas (89)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 2:06 am
Noted, TY Trish
 

Franck R. (53)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 2:18 am
Noted
 

Nimue P. (307)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 3:12 am
The law is an ass.
 

Peggy Johnson (1)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 3:14 am
Although the PETA people believe they are rescuing animals like mink from cruel "fur farms", in actuality this may be even crueler than leaving them in cages (at least until some other provision can be made to gradually acclimate them to living in the wild)... Despite the fact that the article cites a couple of studies which purportedly showed that mink released into the wild were able to adapt to living in the wild, other studies have shown different results. Even stronger evidence that releasing some lab animals into the wild (eg., rabbits, mice, etc) into the wild is virtually a certain death sentence.
 

. (4)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 3:47 am
Notée, merci
 

Frances Darcy (228)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 4:01 am
Wearing fur is a sign of cruelty to animals.... Ban it.
 

. (0)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 4:13 am
𝕹𝖔𝖙𝖊𝖉. 𝕿𝖍𝖆𝖓𝖐𝖘 𝕿𝖗𝖎𝖘𝖍!
 

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 5:00 am
noted go vegetarian or vegan
 

Jeaneen A. (159)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 5:20 am
I Love Animal Liberators they are stand up for the voiceless, and screw the creeps that make money off the suffering of innocent, defenseless animals.
 

Ruth S. (300)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 6:05 am
I agree Gudrun D.
 

. (0)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 6:16 am
Animal activists should be allowed to do their work and not be harassed about it. Thanks for sharing. Trish.
 

John De Avalon (35)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 6:17 am
I have mixed feelings about this.

On the one hand imprisoning wild animals is cruel. Killing them to make fashion fur, purely for the sake of profit and vanity, is downright wicked....

But releasing them en masse into the wild?...That can create havoc, totally upsetting the established biodiversity. We've certainly seen this in England. Mink are efficient predators, with a wide range of acceptable foods.
Plus, they're a lot bigger and fiercer than other indigenous mammal species, like the otter for example.

Far better to campaign to prevent mink farms opening in the first place.
 

Natasha Salgado (620)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 6:26 am
Farming animals 4 fur should be illegal period. How is it okay that these murdering callous appalling people be allowed not only to have these farms in the 1st place but are actually making $$$$ from the agonizing cruelty...and the peeps who are sensitive kind beings want this to stop are labelled terrorists among other things---terrorists my butt. If i could i'd also liberate these poor animals from their hell---rather see them try to survive in the wild than caged in sheer hell. Animal liberators are AMAZING! The attention brings much needed awareness and fanfare to the horrid plight of these poor animals. Thanks Trish
 

Olivia Atkinson (8)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 6:33 am
I agree with John De Avalon "That can create havoc, totally upsetting the established biodiversity. We've certainly seen this in England (UK). Mink are efficient predators, with a wide range of acceptable foods. "
 

Fi T. (18)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 6:40 am
Life is precious
 

Gloria picchetti (302)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 6:46 am
Released mink kill endangered, beautiful species, small farm animals, and pets. Ruining eco systems is terrorism. Ban fur but don't let the mink into the wild.
 

kate k. (487)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 6:59 am
noted too
 

Jaime Alves (40)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 7:30 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Elaine Al Meqdad (248)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 8:29 am
NOTED ALL ANIMALS SHOULD BE FREE!
 

. (0)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 8:44 am
that mink could disappear if not kept uin is ridiculous alibi for the industries of fur and this article reveals the numbers of the Italian reality only:

ROME - For more than 18 months, the organizations ' essereanimali ' and ' Nemesi Animale ' have documented the reality of mink farms in Italy where every year 170,000 animals are killed and skinned . Upon entering the farm, says the website Visoniliberi , placing hidden cameras and through an infiltrator has been documented , with a shocking video , the killing of mink with gas chambers , their life in a cage and their suffering .

The purpose of this document, which is part of a European context that has seen other reports conducted by activist organizations in Norway, Sweden , Finland , Denmark and Spain is the first step in a campaign to raise awareness and pressure with the aim of achieving the abolition of the practice of farming of animals for fur production.
In Italy there are 16 mink farms , refer to environmentalists, and a herd of chinchillas . These companies enclose a total of about 200,000 animals.
The number of these activities has fallen drastically from the 90s, in which about 125 farms were reported to the Chamber of Commerce and the production had reached 400,000 animals killed each year.
Noted - thank you Trish
 

Shirley H. (49)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 12:35 pm
I would free them all if I could.
 

Mariette G. (160)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 2:02 pm
Noted, thanks Trish!
 

valda p. (13)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 3:26 pm
Why are the laws -different in dealing with domestic animals to farm animals?-if you treated a dog as these poor mink are treated you would be -fined -why do the inspectors -stop at the farm gate ?? what laws ?protect them from being -neglected and skinned alive ?-unbelievable in this day and age.-that these greedy -inhumane poor excuses for humans are allowed to continue in business with out being regulated.-karma.
 

Winn Adams (213)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 5:30 pm
Set the animals free. Fur belongs on the animals!
 

Bette-Ann Libin (11)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 7:03 pm
Noted, thanks Trish!
 

Dianne D. (471)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 9:05 pm
Close the fur farms. Don't wear fur and there will not be a need for fur farms.
 

Inge Bjorkman (162)
Friday October 25, 2013, 1:57 am
In Sweden, a ban was on proposal, but when we got a right-wing government so grew fur industry instead.
Everyone has the right to a free and natural life, even the prisoners in factory farms.

Love
 

Danuta Watola (1244)
Friday October 25, 2013, 3:08 am
noted
 

Elisa F. (235)
Friday October 25, 2013, 3:54 am
Thanks Trish!
 

TRISH GEIDEL (214)
Friday October 25, 2013, 9:18 am
WOW & WOW !!!
THANX EVERYONE, FOR UR SUPPORT, OF MY STORY !!!

I LOVED SOME OF UR COMMENTS, VERY MUCH ! XXXXX

SUMMARY, ; HUMANS WEARING FUR IS BAD & WRONG, IN THE
EYES OF THE *PEOPLE*, BUT, SADLY, NOT IN THE EYES, OF OUR
GOVTS !!!

SOMEONE TOLD ME, THE MINK IS NATIVE TO AMERICA, SO IF THIS IS TRU,
LETS OPEN UP ALL THE AMERICAN CAGES & TAKE THE ENGLISH MINK
OVER THERE TOOO & HEY, IF THERE SHOULD BE TOOO MANY MINK
RUNNIN AROUND, IN GD OLD YANKEE LAND, (APOLOGIES, MY AMERICAN
FRIENDS) MAYB THE WHITE HOUSE WILL TAKE NOTICE, OF THE WILL
OF THE MAJORITY OF THE *PEOPLE* !!!
 

Gloria picchetti (302)
Friday October 25, 2013, 1:53 pm
Released fur far minks are a disaster for every country. Ban fur, spay and neuter the minks but don't release them into the wild.
Also large carnivores - bear, bobcats, wolves, fox, and coyotes - should not be hunted or trapped. Without them there are many species that trash the environment. See the film Wild Things by the NRDC.
 

Rosemary H. (43)
Friday October 25, 2013, 3:24 pm
Stardust, I don't think they use horrific Chinese methods of killing fur animals in the West. I'm really susprised they didn't figure out a way to get the mink to some kind of safe haven, in view of the distastrous results of letting fur farmed mink loose in Britain, where they have devastated wildlife.

None of this means I approve of the fur trade! I do Not!!!!!!!!!
 

Rosemary H. (43)
Friday October 25, 2013, 3:30 pm
Gina C, The destruction of the world by humanity becomes inevitable only when we say things like: 'so what's another invasive species?' Groups of people the world over are bringing hope. It happens one step at a time, and releasing bloodthirsty little predators into the wild without working out a better plan for saving them is a backwards step.

In Britain we do not consider the people who first released our feral mink to be animal lovers,
 

Rosemary H. (43)
Friday October 25, 2013, 3:43 pm
I've just reached your comment, Trish. Oh, well, if you can take our British feral mink away and put them somewhere they don't damage ecosystems and bring animals like the water vole to the brink of extinction, that would really be something! Thanks for the thought!
 

Dustina I. (64)
Friday October 25, 2013, 3:56 pm
Signed, noted, shared.
 

T Davey (1)
Friday October 25, 2013, 10:02 pm
We all love animals and hate abuse, but has anyone considered the destructive nature of mink in the wild, how they have decimated the entire wild bird population in some areas by eating eggs and fledglings, destroyed dwindling fish stock in rivers and lakes, and hunted smaller animals, not to mention what they do to domestic fowl, (ask my vegetarian sister who keeps a few hens what they can do). Releasing these clever, resourceful hunters in to the wild has caused a lot of damage to the natural world here in Ireland. There must be another way to humanely remove these domestically bred animals, what about better legislation and on that subject these people are unlawfully entering a person’s business with a view towards destroying it and any jobs they create. These people are not clearly thinking about all the consequences of their actions and we need to highlight the true cost of their actions to nature.
 

TRISH GEIDEL (214)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 1:00 am
G'DAY FOLKS, THANX FOR UR COMMENTS, ;

I ADMIT, I DON'T KNOW, WHY THE SO-CALLED *TERRORISTS*, WHO RELEASE
FUR FARM ANIMALS & OTHER CAGED ANIMALS,
( LIKE IN RESEARCH LABS, WHERE THE ANIMALS ARE CRUELLY EXPERIMENTED ON)
DON'T SEEM TO HAVE A BACK UP PLAN, OTHER THAN RELEASING THEM, ;
SURELY, THEY WOULDN'T BE THAT UNEDUCATED & IRRESPONSIBLE, TO JUST LET
AN ANIMAL GO FREE, FROM A LIFETIME OF A CAGE, WITHOUT KNOWING, ;

(ONE) WILL IT SURVIVE, WITHOUT A STRUGGLE ???
(TWO) WILL IT IMPACT, ON THE ENVIRONMENT, TO THE DETRIMENT OF OTHER
ANIMALS, THAT ARE NATIVE TO THE COUNTRY ???

THESE PEOPLE, ARE WILLING TO GO TO JAIL, FOR THEIR CAUSE, SOME
ALREADY HAVE & SOME ARE STILL IN THERE, ; I THINK IF UR WILLING TO GO
TO JAIL FOR AN ANIMAL, U WOULD LEARN ALL THERE IS TO KNOW, ABOUT
THAT ANIMAL, WOULDN'T U ???

BAD EYES=BIG TYPE


 

Gloria picchetti (302)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 8:33 am
If they had studied fur farm mink they would know the minks are going to kill wildlife, farm animals, and pets. If they still release the minks knowing that the minks will kill wildlife, farm animals, and pets then they certainly are criminals.

How would you feel if you had a beloved pet destroyed in your yard? How would you feel if all the otters in a river close to your home will never come back. How would feel if you are a bird watcher and your favorite species will never be back? How would you feel if you had a flock of ducks in your pond that were killed?

There is no other solution except to make fur farming illegal. And also it must be illegal to release fur farm animals into the wild. There must be another alternative but killing other species for a destructive fur farm mink is not the solution.

And we don't want the world's fur farm minks in the United States. They destroy other species here also. They might have lived here years ago but so did bears, bobcats, wolves, foxes, and coyotes that kept mink population low enough not to be destructive. That is no longer the case as large carnivore populations have been too badly reduced.
 

Ruth McD (752)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 10:21 am
Noted. Thanks Trish.
 

Christine Stewart (133)
Sunday October 27, 2013, 5:01 pm
We need to keep educating people that wearing fur is disgusting and low class- and hopefully get rich rappers and socialites to stop wearing furs, too. I think many movie stars know that fur is cruel and already don't wear fur...
 

Vinnie m. (330)
Tuesday October 29, 2013, 11:00 pm
I agree with some of the other people here. Set them free and their Instincts will kick back in and they will find a way to survive especially if they stick together which I think they would do as they only know each other for comfort.
 

TRISH GEIDEL (214)
Wednesday October 30, 2013, 9:04 am
TO SUMMARIZE, ;

FUR FARMS, BAD !

FREEING MINK FROM CAGES, GOOD !

RELEASING INTO THE WILD, BAD !

MINK WILL TAKE OVER & RUIN ECO-SYSTEM, BAD !

PREDATORS OF MINK, LOW IN NUMBERS, BAD !

WHAT TO DO WITH THOUSANDS OF MINK,
(PLUS, CAGED FOXES, LYNX, BOBCATS, IN SMALLER NUMBERS)
ARE THERE MINK SANCTUARIES, IN AMERICA ???

BAD EYES=BIG TYPE


 

Gloria picchetti (302)
Wednesday October 30, 2013, 1:58 pm
Wow Trish you got it right!
 

Constance F. (429)
Thursday October 31, 2013, 12:23 am
The biggest destroyers of wildlife and ecosystems are people and government. Check out the USDA list of all the wildlife they kill annually including your river otters, or populations of birds because they pooped on a farmers feedlot. And while I sympathize with disruption of ecosystems, look to the real culprit and stop criminalizing people who are desperate for a solution. So point the finger at Mink ? ! Cut me a break !
 

Lisa Zarafonetis (174)
Thursday October 31, 2013, 10:01 pm
SHARED ON FB
 

Henriette Matthijssen (149)
Monday November 4, 2013, 10:54 am
All lives matter, only when all of humanity respects & protects all lives as their own lives is treasured, will there be Peace in our world. Thanks Trish.
 
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