Brian McFadden and Pup Winston Star in Ad Calling for Ban on Irish Fur Farms

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Fur farms are hell on Earth for animals. In the latest PETA campaign, Irish star Brian McFadden, along with his lovable pup, Winston, urges fans to swear off real fur and join him in calling for a ban on fur farms in Ireland.

Brian knows that just like dogs, minks are sensitive animals with emotions and the ability to feel pain – and they deserve better than to be killed for a frivolous fashion accessory.

The Westlife singer joins almost 40,000 PETA supporters and celebrities Imelda May, Anjelica Huston and Cillian Murphy who want to see a ban on fur farming in the country.

Animals on fur farms spend their entire lives behind bars before they are drowned, beaten, strangled, electrocuted and sometimes even skinned alive in order to produce fur coats, collars and cuffs. Imprisoning minks in cramped wire cages denies them any opportunity to engage in natural behaviour such as hunting, playing or swimming.

Minks are sensitive, intelligent animals with a visual learning ability greater than cats, and in the wild, they live near water and love swimming and diving. But fur farms don’t provide for their needs, and before they are killed for their fur, captivity often drives them insane.

The next time you see a fur garment for sale, think of your cat or a dog like Winston, and leave it on the rack. And please write to the Irish government today and ask authorities to make shameful fur farms a thing of the past in Ireland.

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  • Ana Naumovska commented on December 2, 2015 at 3:57 pm

    I am a mother of two sons. I know the mother-cow feelings when the farmers takes her calf and takes to slaughter and then she’s alone. Heart breaking.

  • Sylvia Robins commented on December 2, 2015 at 6:40 pm

    Fur looks better on the animal it was taken from, not the vain women that wear furs, they should be ashamed of themselves it’s so cruel

  • Moira Walker commented on December 7, 2015 at 5:37 pm

    Surely the dairy industry can come up with a.solution to this cruel waste of life. Is there no way to bring on lactation in a cow without having these poor animals pregnant all the time and their dairy male.calves killed? . In this age of technology, surely someone can come up with a solution.

    • la marca monique commented on December 7, 2015 at 8:16 pm

      Stop cruelty on animals in farm. it’s barbaric. Stop exploiting animals for money.

  • Stephen Pinnock commented on December 7, 2015 at 7:32 pm

    Humans never cease to amaze me
    I really think that what this world needs is to cease
    Existing, WE have caused unimaginable damage ‘
    and caused so much pain and heart aches,
    We could never truly say that we are a civilization.

  • Stephen Pinnock commented on December 7, 2015 at 7:34 pm

    Sorry but I meant to say was that what this world needs is for humankind to cease Existing.

    • Martine Vaffier commented on December 25, 2015 at 5:27 pm

      I totally agree with you!

  • Angelita P. Dano commented on December 7, 2015 at 8:08 pm

    The only solution to stop the dairy industry from getting cows continually pregnant then taking their calves soon after birth is STOP BUYING DAIRY MILK AND ALL DAIRY PRODUCTS. This is a horrific abuse and mistreatment of both the mother cow and her calves. THERE ARE NOW SO MANY ALTERNATIVES TO DAIRY MILK. I DRINK SOY MILK AND I FIND IT MORE DELICIOUS AND A LOT HEALTHIER. DO IT NOW. THANK YOU.

    • Deborah Pattinson commented on December 8, 2015 at 1:01 pm

      Very true Angelita. It’s the only way.

    • Pamela commented on December 9, 2015 at 11:41 am

      Great comments. I will try Soy milk and wonder if they use it to make cheese (?).

      • Natacha commented on December 22, 2015 at 6:58 pm

        Actually you can find vegan cheese that are good, try Vegusto for instance.

  • Ana Vallejo commented on December 8, 2015 at 1:32 am

    This is heartbreaking. Taking a baby away from the mother and us humans taking the milk. How can we stop this from happening?

  • Lynda barratt commented on December 8, 2015 at 7:03 am

    There is so much cruelty for humans & animals all over the world,life is far to short for us all without torturing & killing living things years before there time.Look at all the amazing things that have been invented & yet we still cant find ways of doing something without harming or killing.What a very sad world this is.

  • enrico commented on December 8, 2015 at 8:47 am

    fight for animal rights and environmental protection !

  • Helen Troy commented on December 8, 2015 at 7:38 pm

    I am disgusted with my home country. I thought we were better than this. I am vegan and proud!!

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