‘Leopards’ Pounce on Unsuspecting Skaters

Published by Michelle Kretzer.

If you were gliding around an ice rink and spotted two leopards, your first response would probably be to jump out of your skin. And that’s exactly the response that PETA’s sultry “leopards” are hoping to get from people who are wearing skins stolen from animals

The cool cats were at an ice rink in Washington, D.C., this week to ask skaters to shun fur, leather, and wool. Since we’re well past the Ice Age, it’s high time to don cruelty-free fashions and leave animal skins on their original owners.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“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