Their soft, waterproof fur is an asset in water, but can also be a fatal disadvantage—many suffer in inhumane living conditions and endure cruel euthanasia methods in the fur industry. Mink belong in the wild, not our wardrobes; make compassion your fashion and let mink wear their own coats.
Zoonotic diseases can spread from mink to humans and mink who manage to escape fur farms can then infect wild animals.
Mink are solitary animals who usually live near bodies of water. They have oily coats and partially webbed feet to help them swim.
By taking a stand against the fur industry in refusing to purchase its products, you’ll encourage designers to stop using fur and other animal skins, retailers to stop selling them and style writers to stop touting cruelty as fashionable.