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Fox Saved From A Fur Farm Celebrates Its First Christmas Out Of Tiny Cage
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Fox Saved From A Fur Farm Celebrates Its First Christmas Out Of Tiny Cage

This story starts off sad, but it ends just like the inspiring holiday story we all need right now. A while back, I became friends with Connor Jackson who filmed the documentary Klatki and uncovered the cruelty of fur farming in Poland, and I met with local Polish animal protectors. What I saw in that film still haunts me. But recently my Polish friends went back to a fur farm and met a young fox. And it is the heartwarming story of that little fox I want you to see.

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This autumn we found a little arctic fox on a regular Polish fur farm

Locked in a dirty cage, he was alone and in pain, in the smells of excrement and rotting flesh

He was hungry and the small wire cage hurt his feet

He was just another baby fox, one of the dozens cramped in rusty cages

Fox Saved From A Fur Farm Celebrates Its First Christmas Out Of Tiny Cage

He was very scared of us

But when we rescued him, his life changed forever

He was in very poor health

So we gave him the medical treatment he needed

And we gave him a name: Maciek, a Polish name for a Polish fox

Maciek recovered in a safe, roomy space with one of his rescuers

He slowly adjusted to his new life

He gets delicious and nutritious snacks — he enjoys pumpkin just like us!

Maciek has a favorite toy

And now he has a friend teaching him how to play!

The fox and the hound feel safe in each other’s company

This year Maciek celebrates his very first Christmas outside a fur farm, he could not be happier!

Fox Saved From A Fur Farm Celebrates Its First Christmas Out Of Tiny Cage

But this is not a Christmas miracle. This happened because caring people worked hard to investigate farms and because animal friends like you support that work

Now we are close to banning fur!

Millions of nameless individuals like Maciek are still living and dying in barbaric conditions

You can donate here to help save more foxes!

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hobbitly
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

They are not only living in barbaric conditions, they also have a barbaric death. I dont want to go into graphic details, cause I dont want to scare people, but please stop wearing fur. And dont forget that it isnt just the "typical fur coat only wealthy lady's" wear, but also the trim of your hoodie on your jacket, or the inside of your coat/boots, or a small piece on your gloves for that "Anastacia feel". Even cheap fur that is marketed as fake is often real fur coming from Chinese fur farm. It is lovely to see this little fluffy fox being rescued, but hundred-thousands are not. We can not control other peoples actions, but we can choose to not contribute to this our selfs, so please stop wearing fur. Thank you.

Chu Yue Ling
Community Member
2 years ago

Exactly. Well said. 👏🏻

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Saulė Milaševičiūtė
Community Member
2 years ago

Maciek is so cuuute! <3 Foxes are no less social and playful than dogs. How could anyone want to kill them just to wear their fur?

Christina Uhlir
Community Member
2 years ago

Dave P is not cute at all and we don't need to research him. Why would you need to wear fur????? Every little life is big to the one living it.

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Gabrielė Vaitkevičiūtė
Community Member
2 years ago

Such a wonderful story! The change in how he looks before and after is incredible. Just shows what a little care and love can do <3

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hobbitly
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

They are not only living in barbaric conditions, they also have a barbaric death. I dont want to go into graphic details, cause I dont want to scare people, but please stop wearing fur. And dont forget that it isnt just the "typical fur coat only wealthy lady's" wear, but also the trim of your hoodie on your jacket, or the inside of your coat/boots, or a small piece on your gloves for that "Anastacia feel". Even cheap fur that is marketed as fake is often real fur coming from Chinese fur farm. It is lovely to see this little fluffy fox being rescued, but hundred-thousands are not. We can not control other peoples actions, but we can choose to not contribute to this our selfs, so please stop wearing fur. Thank you.

Chu Yue Ling
Community Member
2 years ago

Exactly. Well said. 👏🏻

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Saulė Milaševičiūtė
Community Member
2 years ago

Maciek is so cuuute! <3 Foxes are no less social and playful than dogs. How could anyone want to kill them just to wear their fur?

Christina Uhlir
Community Member
2 years ago

Dave P is not cute at all and we don't need to research him. Why would you need to wear fur????? Every little life is big to the one living it.

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Gabrielė Vaitkevičiūtė
Community Member
2 years ago

Such a wonderful story! The change in how he looks before and after is incredible. Just shows what a little care and love can do <3

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