Despite PETA's anti-animal cruelty advocacy, the organization itself has killed nearly 90 percent of all the cats and dogs dropped off at its Virginia shelter in 2012.
Critics have slammed the People for the Ethical Rights of Animals (PETA) for its hypocrisy and have referred to PETA's facilities a 'euthanasia clinic' rather than a 'shelter'. In its defense, the organization claims that the euthanized animals were disease-ridden and 'unadoptable'.
Of the 1,647 cats and dogs that PETA took in last year, only 19 ended up in new homes, according to the Virginia Department for Agriculture and Consumer Services. And of the 34 'other companion animals' that were taken in, such as rabbits and guinea pigs, 28 were euthanized and only four were adopted.
Dogs at PETA's shelter had the worst fate: 1045 out of 1110, or 94 percent, were euthanized in the facility. The organization's kill rat
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