A new action of #Stop Fourrure took place this weekend rue Alsace in Toulouse to denounce the number of animal victims in the world of the fur industry.
#Stop Fourrure carried out a nationally coordinated action this weekend with the Fourrure Torture association, rue Alsace in Toulouse. Raising awareness once again about the number of animals in the world victimized by the fur industry. Like raccoon dogs, animals between foxes and raccoons, put in cages to make them fat and thus produce more fur. Or these crocodiles kept in farms and whose skin is still used by a major leather brand. “There are no less than 156 million farm animals sacrificed for the fur industry, recalls Marion Ribes, referent to the Nature Sauvage Occitanie collective. Even if today many major couture brands have gone synthetic “. Thus, during this mobilization, the association set up various scenes demonstrating the torture and ordeal of these animals. Like the female angora rabbits depilated raw. “We comb these rabbits alive until they bleed, up to three times a year, notes Marion. It is not a simple combing, we pull out their hair”. The animal could then only have a life experience of two years, according to this referent, depending on the breeding conditions. Passersby often stopped by these unexpected scenes, question, inquire, read the leaflets: “I thought that all that no longer existed, assures Marlène who passed by by chance. It’s shocking”.
“We are not here to give moral lessons”
The association says “we are not here to give moral lessons. But simply to warn about the fate suffered by these animals”. In November 2021, the government passed the law against animal abuse, thus including several bans such as the end of dolphinariums in 2026 and wild animals in traveling circuses in 2028 or the sale of dogs and cats in pet stores from 2024. A first step where much remains to be done. “Like the disappearance of fur farms expected in five years, says Marion. Problem: we can always import fur”.