Lucky seventeen – foxes rescued from cruel Polish fur farms

Seventeen foxes rescued from Polish fur farm

Cruel conditions revealed on a fox fur farm in Raciborsk, near Wieliczka. Seventeen foxes were rescued by the Open Cages Association. The foxes will be taken care of by animal shelters all over Poland. POLAND, 3 APRIL 2017 – The end of March, an animal welfare organization in Cracow discovered a small fox farm along with an

Lithuanians march against fur farming

March against fur in Lithuania

13 FEBRUARY 2017 – Last month Lithuanian citizens took the streets to protest the extreme animal cruelty in the fur industry.  Around 1000 participants gathered on the Gediminas Avenue in Vilnius to raise public awareness on the ethical problems associated with fur industry. The march was an initiative Fur Free Alliance member Open Cages (Tusti Narvai). The march was

Estonian population against fur farming

Public Opinion map

ESTONIA, 5 FEBRUARY 2017 –  69% of the Estonian population does not support raising and killing animals on farms for fur and 75% of the Estonians disapprove of the use of animals in circuses, as was found in the latest survey by Kantar Emor. According to the survey, that was commissioned by the animal advocacy organization NGO

Polish zoo opens sanctuary for injured foxes from fur farms

Poznan zoo adopt rescued foxes from fur farms

POLAND, 17 JANUARY 2017 – Cyryl and Ferdinand, the two injured foxes that were rescued from Polish fur farms, are settling in their new sanctuary in the Poznan Zoo. Last year November the zoo, in cooperation with Polish Fur Free Alliance member Otwarte Klatki (Open Cages), opened a new outside enclosure for the two foxes to recover from their

Severe animal cruelty on Polish fur farms revealed

Cruelty polish fur farm

7 DECEMBER 2016 – For two months, an employee of a fur farm in Masanów, Poland, observed and recorded his everyday work, which included numerous cases of cruelty to animals. The farm breeds over 80,000 American minks each year, and in autumn they are killed and skinned for fur. The recordings from the investigation have

‘Fur is outdated’ poster campaign in Vilnius

Poster campaign Fur is Outdated

VILNIUS, 24 NOVEMBER 2016 – This month it was hard to ignore a striking, creative anti-fur poster campaign on the streets of Lithuanian capital Vilnius. The poster campaign – an initiative of Fur Free Alliance member organization Tusti Narvai (Open Cages) – ran for 3 weeks and was spread throughout the city center. Lithuania has