Less than 48 hours after PETA supporters started contacting Mr Kicco Coffee & Wine to ask it to stop selling kopi luwak—a coffee sourced from the excrement of caged-for-life Asian palm civet cats—the store’s owner removed it from his online listings, threw out his remaining supply, and pledged never to sell it again, saying that he had been duped into thinking that it was collected harmlessly from civet cats living free in the forest.
“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE
— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind