For the more pro-fur people out there this will probably sound like another mind-numbing "no duh!" writing; if you can think of more frequently said misconceptions about fur please state them so I can update this journal! For those who are less familiar with the topic maybe this could help clear out some common misconceptions that surround fur. After all, there are a lot of opinions and blatant lies thrown around when it comes to a sensitive topic like fur, so it's hard sometimes to seek out the real story. To help, I'll make the format of this more reader-friendly than my typical writings:
First, the classic "fur comes from animals that are skinned alive!"
Oh this one just makes those of us who enjoy fur cringe. The short story is that animals are not skinned alive for their fur. The long version of this whole topic is quite stomach-twisting if you ask me. There's a rather well-known video still available online today of a tanuki/raccoon dog/Finnish raccoon (call it what you will) bei