Rabbit harvest canceled after Facebook outcry.
I have to admit to some hesitancy is posting my dismay about the cancellation of this event.
People might so easily misinterpret my dismay.
My dismay is based on a couple of things.
1. the knowledge that it is perfectly lawful to butcher (harvest) rabbits. It fits the mandate of the group that was hosting it.
2. terrorists have won another battle. and I strongly dislike terrorists winning.
In this country and in the our neighbouring country it is LEGAL to use animals for food. Doesn't matter if they are cute and furry, or if they are ugly. Or big or small or cute only when they are little (aka calves and pigs and chickens). it does not matter. ALL that is required is that you do so humanely.
This workshop was designed to teach people how to HUMANELY dispatch a food animal.
yes, rabbits make excellent pets.
BUT that's the point of this.
The point is people used freedom of speech to terrorize. They threatened to do serious damage to those involved. That is the act of an terrorist. Terrorists like those who kill people to make a point. Terrorists who bomb houses of researchers, Terrorists who scare the offspring of people in the agricultural industry. PETA type folks are TERRORISTS.
They are nothing less than that.
Be all for animal welfare and the good and proper use of animals...whether they be pets, livestock. show animals, agility partners, companion animal, service animal or what have you. Treat the animals under your care well. AND STAND UP FOR YOURSELF.
People in California have almost lost the right to sell an animal... why.. because the terrorists are VERY good at what they do.
Rabbit breeders are starting to not allow people onto their properties all over the place .. why? because all it takes is ONE person not liking something you do and they call Animal care and control on you who guess what??? are almost ALL buying into the PETA type mentality. Do it MY way or ELSE.
There are a mirade and one way to raise animals.
ALL that matters is
1. are they fed sufficient amounts of food daily.
2. are they housed in a way to get an appropriate amount of exercise?
3. are they kept clean?
4. are the ill taken care or promptly dispatched?
that's what matters folks.
Not whether or not they are kenneled, raised on wire or solid flooring, whether they help you see or just keep you company, doesn't matter if they feed you, house you, or provide a living for you.
Take good care of them.
Stand up for your rights.
Cause if you don't.... you may be next. YOU may lose your right to own a pet because at the end of the day....that's what PETA wants. for YOU to NEVER EVER own or use an animal in anyway shape or form. That's there bottom line.
Research it. Learn it.