Originally posted on FUR OUT THE CLOSET::
When I read the article below it gave me hope for humanity.
TOP NEWS – Wed, Aug 20
Hollywood mogul Sam Simon buys fur farm with animal rights activists
SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – Hollywood mogul and co-creator of The Simpsons, Sam Simon, has bought a chinchilla farm in Southern California as part of a drive by animal rights activists to close the breeding facility.
In what all parties described as a “win-win” deal, 90-year-old owner Lurlie Adams was able to offload the farm she did not want any more to Simon for $50,000. And the 425 chinchillas were moved to much larger cages while awaiting adoption.
The San Diego Humane Society also received a $100,000 donation from Simon to care for the furry animals, which will be offered to new homes at a cost of $25 each.
Activist group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, which helped broker Tuesday’s sale…
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