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Finally, The Perfect Way to Get Rid of Your Old Fur Coat

Born Free, a U.S. animal advocacy organization, has relaunched its “Fur for the Animals Campaign,” a donation drive to collect fur hats, coats, blankets and other items, which are then sent to wildlife rehabilitation centers around the country. There, orphaned and injured animals — bobcats, coyotes, foxes, squirrels, possums and raccoons, to name a few — can literally snuggle into the furs for warmth and hopefully a little comfort.

Adam M. Roberts, the CEO of Born Free USA, says the drive not only aims to repurpose old furs, but also to clobber whatever remaining social status that fur may still have.

“With this campaign, people are actually able to repurpose and recycle old furs and give them back to the animals,” Roberts says in a statement. “We can’t undo the damage done to the many animals who suffered for those garments, but at least we can achieve some good in the end.”

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