More than 50 million animals are killed for their fur each year. After spending their whole lives in tiny cages where they often suffer from aggression, auto-aggression, cannibalism, severe injuries, and stereotypy, they are killed inhumanely - by gassing or electrocution. Fortunately, some of the cute foxes and adorable minks manage to escape the horror of fur farming - with the help of an animal rights organization, an animal sanctuary, or on their own.

These animals got another chance at life. They were meant to die by a furrier's hand for “fashion,” but instead, the beautiful foxes are living their best lives at sanctuaries where they can rest, play, and explore. They are never going to be hurt again.

About the author of the photographs:

Andrew Skowron is a photographer who documents animal exploitation on factory farms. Sometimes he gets a chance to photograph those rescued and happy wild animals as well. You can follow his work on Instagram or on his website.

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Vic
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1 year ago

Those eyes. They just look into your soul.. what a beautiful creature..

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Kat Thomas
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1 year ago

His smile says, “thanks for NoT killing me!”

Anne
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1 year ago

Not sure what this is, but I'll have it :)

Isabella
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1 year ago

It's polar fox :)

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Janine B.
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1 year ago

What a swet little face. :)))

Zoe Drake
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1 year ago

His face says it all! He feels lucky!

Ayasophya Alturas
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1 year ago

so cute! glad he escaped the abuse that is fur factories

Upto Speed
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9 months ago

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Charlotte Collins
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1 year ago

what a sweetie

Haleema
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1 year ago

gorgeous

Merilyn Horton
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1 year ago

Love this smile

Santiago Molina
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1 year ago

Que cosa mas linda!

Stef Anie
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1 year ago

Little Cutie !!

Pretty Pangolin
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1 year ago

What a sweet face!

Emir
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1 year ago

What is that?

Marta
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1 year ago

a polar fox :)

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glowworm2
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1 year ago

Absolutely beautiful animal! I love the fox's ears and eyes.

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S
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1 year ago

<3

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SkyTheImaginer
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1 year ago

I love every animal in the Mustelide family. Adorable little carpet sharks.

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ZeitCycloneTangram
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1 year ago

Five... more... minutes...

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glowworm2
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1 year ago

This fox is beautiful!

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Nini Meow
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1 year ago

He looks so peaceful

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Phantom Captain
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1 year ago

So cute!

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Zoe Drake
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1 year ago

"I'm a lucky ferret"

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Zoe Drake
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1 year ago

Reminds me of cats and dogs taking food off of tables!

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Boaty McBoatface
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1 year ago

Karen!!! What did I said about farting in the den?!?!

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Sardonic Scribe
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1 year ago

Those eyes... such a sweetheart!

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Virgil Blue
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1 year ago

"Truly I'm glad you res used me, but I still ha e some trust issues..."

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Virgil Blue
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1 year ago

Awww, sleeping so happily.

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Michael Violette
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1 year ago

That moment when they hear a wrapper being opened from someone.

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Mallory Souza
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1 year ago

How could you ever look at that and think... I want to skin it alive and wear it...

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Virgil Blue
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1 year ago

"Squirrel!"

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Kat Thomas
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1 year ago

I just want to pet him one time!

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Lyop
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1 year ago

Beautiful

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Vic
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1 year ago

Just feel like cuddling this cutie..

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Ana M
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1 year ago

Like every child, always a toy will do wonders.

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MadamButterfly
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1 year ago

Awww sweet baby.

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Neon_Sketch_Art
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1 year ago

YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAYYYY

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Kat Thomas
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1 year ago

So sad and scared looking...

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Ana M
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1 year ago

So peaceful, so sweet, so sleepy.

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Virgil Blue
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1 year ago

Fox first DnD game "This is kind of complicated, what was the 20 sided one for again?"

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Virgil Blue
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1 year ago

He reminds me a bit of that dog telling a joke meme.

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Ana M
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1 year ago

"I'm free, FREE!"

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Lou Wow
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1 year ago

Looks like he's breaking out of a giant pasta shape.

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