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07-19-2016, 01:12 PM #16
UniqueStranger Art in my heart
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(07-18-2016, 11:55 PM)Screaming Yellow Zonkers Wrote:  
(07-18-2016, 05:02 AM)UniqueStranger Wrote:  
(07-18-2016, 04:21 AM)Screaming Yellow Zonkers Wrote:  
(07-17-2016, 06:56 PM)UniqueStranger Wrote:  Angora rabbits are the pets that give back. thumbsup.gif

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RS07L0rnfBE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eNpr2yh0wIM

Angora harvesting is horrible, no matter how "humanely" is done

Why do you say that when they obviously aren't feeling any pain?

They are completely stressed out by the procedure. They can have heart attacks strokes, and just die.
Any other bunny advocate can confirm to this. They shouldn't be submerged in water or kept on their backs for any length of time.
Moronic Facebook videos of bunnies in water, on wheels, or bring humanely sheared, are completely misleading.
I've done bunny rescue for years. We are a fanatical bunch

I commend you and your bunch for your humanitarian efforts and letting us know, but the videos I posted don't include those harvesting practices. I also did not appreciate your hit and run comment without explanation.

İmage
07-19-2016, 06:30 PM #17
Screaming Yellow Zonkers Member
Posts:2,706 Threads:265 Joined:Apr 2013
(07-19-2016, 01:12 PM)UniqueStranger Wrote:  
(07-18-2016, 11:55 PM)Screaming Yellow Zonkers Wrote:  
(07-18-2016, 05:02 AM)UniqueStranger Wrote:  
(07-18-2016, 04:21 AM)Screaming Yellow Zonkers Wrote:  
(07-17-2016, 06:56 PM)UniqueStranger Wrote:  Angora rabbits are the pets that give back. thumbsup.gif

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RS07L0rnfBE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eNpr2yh0wIM

Angora harvesting is horrible, no matter how "humanely" is done

Why do you say that when they obviously aren't feeling any pain?

They are completely stressed out by the procedure. They can have heart attacks strokes, and just die.
Any other bunny advocate can confirm to this. They shouldn't be submerged in water or kept on their backs for any length of time.
Moronic Facebook videos of bunnies in water, on wheels, or bring humanely sheared, are completely misleading.
I've done bunny rescue for years. We are a fanatical bunch

I commend you and your bunch for your humanitarian efforts and letting us know, but the videos I posted don't include those harvesting practices. I also did not appreciate your hit and run comment without explanation.

İmage

I had no idea KB was like the SATs, and I had to do the essay portion as well.
Both those harvesting vids show the buns in agitated states. They are not enjoying what's going on.
It's not as cruel as the tieing them down shearing methods, but bunny people frown upon Angora, across the board.
You want the full house rabbit society diatribe too. .
My handle here used to be, BUNNEH if memory serves, and most ppl know I keep and do bunny rescue. Post a bunny thread, I'm going to comment if something is untoward,and people need to know the facts.
Oh and, I can bring other bunny peeps by. I'm mild compared to most. Really .

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07-19-2016, 07:04 PM #18
UniqueStranger Art in my heart
Posts:14,902 Threads:420 Joined:Jun 2012
(07-19-2016, 06:30 PM)Screaming Yellow Zonkers Wrote:  
(07-19-2016, 01:12 PM)UniqueStranger Wrote:  
(07-18-2016, 11:55 PM)Screaming Yellow Zonkers Wrote:  
(07-18-2016, 05:02 AM)UniqueStranger Wrote:  
(07-18-2016, 04:21 AM)Screaming Yellow Zonkers Wrote:  Angora harvesting is horrible, no matter how "humanely" is done

Why do you say that when they obviously aren't feeling any pain?

They are completely stressed out by the procedure. They can have heart attacks strokes, and just die.
Any other bunny advocate can confirm to this. They shouldn't be submerged in water or kept on their backs for any length of time.
Moronic Facebook videos of bunnies in water, on wheels, or bring humanely sheared, are completely misleading.
I've done bunny rescue for years. We are a fanatical bunch

I commend you and your bunch for your humanitarian efforts and letting us know, but the videos I posted don't include those harvesting practices. I also did not appreciate your hit and run comment without explanation.

İmage

I had no idea KB was like the SATs, and I had to do the essay portion as well.
Both those harvesting vids show the buns in agitated states. They are not enjoying what's going on.
It's not as cruel as the tieing them down shearing methods, but bunny people frown upon Angora, across the board.
You want the full house rabbit society diatribe too. .
My handle here used to be, BUNNEH if memory serves, and most ppl know I keep and do bunny rescue. Post a bunny thread, I'm going to comment if something is untoward,and people need to know the facts.
Oh and, I can bring other bunny peeps by. I'm mild compared to most. Really .


The bunnies in the vids do not look stressed or in pain at all, in fact they behave the same way my cat does when I brush her. So, you can tell an agitated bunny and everyone else can't, is that your fact?

Asking for an explanation was not unreasonable. esp. when you are negatively criticizing a post. It' called 'can't read your mind'.
07-19-2016, 07:08 PM #19
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Well I won't be buying any angora ever...

Our puppy have that kind of fur they say 'needs to be plucked', but since he clearly doesn't appreciated I got a trimmer to groom his fur.
07-19-2016, 07:19 PM #20
UniqueStranger Art in my heart
Posts:14,902 Threads:420 Joined:Jun 2012
There are those that pluck and those that clip, in both instances i don't see any stress. And that may be because these rabbits are groomed and wool harvested from a young age, so they become accustomed to it. The same applies to any pet trained from very young as with brushing teeth, clipping nails, or extensive grooming for shows, etc.

I have no qualms in buying angora wool from a cruelty-free harvester as I trust that they know their animals better than we do.

Actually, the brushing seems to be plucking the fur out similar to finger plucking.




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