If you have not heard, the dog and cat fur trade in China is an extremely cruel industry, and thousands of animals suffer as they are beaten, clubbed, and sometimes skinned while still alive. This news story explains why Sir Paul McCartney refuses to play in China until the Chinese government does something about this horrifying practice. JC Penney cannot be ignorant of how cruelly dogs and cats in China are treated when they are caught and killed for their fur.
My mom contacted JC Penney through this web site, she clicked on "General Inquiries". Please email JC Penney and tell them how awful and unacceptable this is. PLEASE forward this to every dog lover you know and ask them to email JC Penney as well.
Rapper Jay Z's Rocawear brand coats were advertised as containing "faux fur", but lab tests revealed that the fur trim is actaully from the raccoon dog. Click here to read the full article and to see a video of a raccoon dog being skinned alive for it's fur.
Click here to find out what you can do to stop the global trade in dog and cat fur. The Humane Society of the United States also has a Fur Free Campaign that is very helpful.