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Boots for Chicks

Written by PETA | June 17, 2008

The following open letter is a response to this letter.


Dear Best Week Ever, chicks_for_boots.jpgWe really appreciate that you shared your suggestion with us about tiny footwear being the key to convincing people not to eat animals anymore. I don’t know why we didn’t think of this sooner. Your idea is genius.B.W.E., we couldn’t agree more that upping the cute factor to nearly vomit-inducing levels is a tactic that perhaps we should try more often in order to dissuade people from eating animals. And we’re going to start now. We are adding “provide boots to all chickens” to our list of demands for KFC. Sure, it might not be the most pressing issue the twisted corporation needs to address (they should probably focus on fixing the whole scalding birds alive thing and preventing future rat infestations), but every little bit helps!In addition to cuteness, there’s also the practical value of wearing boots while crammed in pens or sheds with zillions of other animals. Unsurprisingly, those floors aren’t too clean and even Britney Spears wouldn’t be caught barefoot in a factory farm. OK, maybe she would, but little chicks shouldn’t be. Not to mention that the boots will provide extra ankle support for chicks and make it harder to hang them upside-down in shackles.Again, thanks for the great suggestion and we’ll be sure to keep you posted on the status of our new “Chicks for Boots” campaign. Regards,The PETA Staff

—JeffPosted by Jeff Mackey

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  • richelle says:

    pam i love wat ur doin to stop kfc +++ i have played the game ofpeta and i even won and rescued u luv ya p.s i loved kfc un till u sayed the thing about the chicken

  • amanda says:

    So cute! it would definitely make an impression! can we get this on Tshirts!!!???

  • lynda downie says:

    That’s just so dang cute!! If only that’s all it would take! But in my world someone would miss the message and say we dressed them better than children there’s kids barefoot you know!!

  • Kelly C. says:

    the piglet and the chick are so cute! i hope the cuteness factor works as well or better than factory farm videos to save the rest of the cute little animals in this world!

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