Are Rabbits Pets or Meat?


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No one is talking about selling kittens and puppies at the meat counter, but for the group of bunny-loving pet owners protesting near the Whole Foods in Union Square, they might as well be. Fifty or so women and men of all ages carry signs, pass out flyers and pamphlets, and try to spread their message to passing Manhattanites. “Boycott Whole Foods,” they say, “because they’re killing rabbits.” Continue reading on The


2 responses on “Are Rabbits Pets or Meat?

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    Predictably, those supporting the right to consume rabbit meat question that statistic for its semantic vagueness. “Companion animals,” “pets,” “small mammals”—it all sounds, at least to the pro-rabbit-meat side, like a convenient bending of words.

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