Such good news. May many others follow in their wisdom and compassion. 🙂 🙂 🙂
This super happy mink in the wild sums up how I am feeling today 🙂
Because this week (June 2015) the mayor Fernando Haddad of São Paolo, the biggest city in Brazil, signed a historic law that bans the import and sales of fur products in São Paolo.
This legislation, proposed by councillor Laércio Benko and approved unanimously by the City Council in May, aims to ban animal products of extreme cruelty. The law now protects animals such as rabbits, foxes, mink, badgers, seals, coyotes, squirrels and chinchillas whose fur was used for coats and other fashion accessories.
This is a huge step forward to stop the extreme suffering of animals and hopefully other cities will follow suit.
In November last year, the city of São Paolo signed a law to ban the farming of chinchillas, mink and other fur animals for their pelts.
“Animals bred for the fashion industry are highly stressed…
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