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'Faux Fur' Being Sold In UK Stores Was Really From Cats, Rabbits And Other Animals

'Faux Fur' Being Sold In UK Stores Was Really From Cats, Rabbits And Other Animals

A new investigation has found that compassionate consumers looking to avoid buying real fur are once again being misled by retailers, and are unwittingly supporting a horrifying industry . The latest investigation, which was conducted by the Humane Society International/UK and Sky News , was prompted by Donna Allison, a concerned consumer in the UK who believed she had purchased shoes that had real fur trim on them that were labeled as faux. Sadly, she was right. According to HSI, Allison bought the shoes from the chain Missguided, and despite the label listing only man-made materials and the store assuring her that its policy is only to sell faux fur, investigators found that it was real, and that it was actually fur from a cat. “My life is basically animals and cats, so it’s really hurtful, really shocking,” she told Sky News . “Whether they know they are selling it or n...

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