Animals Skinned Alive In Fur Farming
Fur is a big industry in China. Fur farming means the animals endure horrific, completely unjustified torture.
The animals, including cats and dogs, are caught in traps set in the wild, taken from the streets, or suffer miserable lives on a fur farm.
They are packed tightly into small cages, hardly able to move. They are then tossed with no care from the trucks onto the ground. This causes injuries and great pain. They are given no treatment, just left to suffer.
The animal is brutally pulled out of the cage, then tied to prevent resistance. The animal receives a blow to the head. However,it is made sure that it is still alive and fully conscious, as it is believed that it is easier to skin the animal while it is alive.
If the animal is not too heavy, the worker instead holds it by its hind legs, lifts it in the air and slams it’s body against the ground. This gives a blow to the head but also shatters other bones, causing agony.
Once the animal is in too much pain to move and fight back, the worker cuts in to the animal’s rear, then tears the skin away from the body.
The worker purposely keeps the animal alive during the skinning process, as it is believed that it is easier to skin the animal while it is still warm and blood flows through its veins.
Once the animals are ready to be skinned, the workers slam the animals against the ground, stamp on their heads and necks or bludgeon them. This causes agonising injuries, often breaking bones which can include their backs and necks.
They are in excruciating pain with their injuries, and still fully conscious when their skin is sliced an writhed off them. The workers do not seem to be at all affected by the screams of agony coming from these animals.
The animal is then tossed aside, and slowly, amidst a heap of its dying skinned friends, it perishes as it is no longer able to withstand the excruciating agony it feels every second.
The animal can be alive and fully conscious up to ten minutes after being skinned. Video footage I have seen shows animals trying to muster up any strength they can find to desperately crawl away. It is heart breaking.
Image: This raccoon dog was skinned alive and thrown on to a pile of many others that had just been forced to endure the same agony. Many of of the animals were still alive and in unimaginable pain. In this video still, this raccoon dog managed to lift it’s head up and look at the person doing the under cover filming, as if to plead with them to stop it’s agony. Source
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