The shocking image attached was taken in China, where countless cows are skinned alive for their leather. Their pain can hardly be described in words. In order to prevent these gentle creatures from escaping, often these beautiful animals have their limbs cut off; on other occasions, cows tails’ are often broken and a special powder is sprayed into their eyes, in order to force them to walk to the nearest abattoir (which could be miles away).
Even if your pricey pair of leather office shoes manufactured by a high-end designer are ‘Made In Italy’, the skin may still very well come from countries such as India (WHICH IS ALSO THE BIGGEST EXPORTER OF BEEF WHILE COW BEING THEIR HOLLY/SACRED ANIMAL), where there absolutely no regulations concerning animal welfare in place. This is what actually stands behind a pair of leather boots. Still think you look great in leather? Please reconsider. Those animals needed their skin to keep warm and their organs safe.
Please stop buying leather products from today. Consider opting for animal-friendly fashion items. A growing number of designers and fashion companies are offering items made from vegan leather, quality materials that do not harm animals or the planet.
Urge the Chinese government to take serious action against this outrageous cruelty and enforce animal protection laws that would strictly regulate this industry and will put