Scratch Me Off Your Holiday Shopping List! PETA reminds Christmas shoppers that cats and dogs require a 10 to 20 year financial and emotional commitment. They then add “Please, don’t buy animals as presents.
A reason for this message is because there are illegal breeders everywhere. For example, PETA discovered that a rabbit-breeding operation in Riverside County, California, had tried to sell off all its bunnies on the Internet. The breeders had been selling rabbits for fur, meat, and reptile food, and now they no longer wanted the business. See the video below: