A woman who calls herself a wildlife rehabilitator and writes under the name Mud Fur and Feathers has posted abusive comments to me re my view on captive animals and on factory farming and pig gestation crates.
She supports those awful methods and owns 6 captive parrots. She calls me sick and disturbed and has written to WordPress to censor my blog entries .
Here’s an excerpt from Animal Australia re captive birds that this woman supports:
“A robin redbreast in a cage puts
all of heaven in a rage.”
— William Blake
For many people the bird is a symbol of a higher freedom we long for. We dream of being like a bird, to ‘soar like an eagle’ ‘be free as a bird’ and have ‘wings like a dove’. We have a wishful envy of the bird’s ability to seemingly fly away from everyday troubles.
Our societal acceptance…
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