killing of rabbits for their fur is the fastest growing
part of the global fur trade yet little is known about it.
50 million animals are slaughtered worldwide each year for
their fur but this figure does not even include rabbits
as accurate figures are hard to come by.
the world most systems of animal factory farming - such as battery
hen cages, farrowing crates for pigs, 'veal' crates, foie gras
production, mink fur farming - have been the subject of detailed
scientific studies, campaigns by animal rights groups and even
government bans. Meanwhile, the factory farming of rabbits for
their fur and flesh has received little attention
Coalition to Abolish the Fur Trade (CAFT) have infiltrated and
exposed this hideous trade. A trade where millions of rabbits
are confined to bare wire cages, kept as breeding machines, their
throats slit and their furs turned into boots, hats, gloves and
trim for jackets.
across four European countries, infiltrating rabbit farms, slaughterhouses,
dressing companies, manufacturers and retailers - CAFT can now
expose the reality of the rabbit fur trade.
single fur coat like this will be
made from the skins of many animals