Vegan Activist Who Rescued 14 Rabbits ‘Killed More Than 90 In The Process’
A devoted vegan who was shot at while ‘saving’ animals from a farm in Spain has been accused of taking the lives of more than 90 rabbits as a result.
‘Mythical Mia’ from Barcelona said she had saved 16 rabbits from a farm in Osona, Catalonia, before being allegedly shot at by furious farmers.
Mia shared a shocking clip of herself covered in blood and said the bullets had broken a car window, causing her to be struck by pieces of sharp glass. But her mission of kindness has now been widely criticized by people in the area who said that more than 90 rabbits had to be put down due to her reckless stunt.
Spanish media outlet La Vanguardia reported that a number of rabbits taken by the woman had just given birth – which meant that their babies were left without the life-sustaining care of their mothers.
Another 5 pregnant Rabbits reportedly passed away due to the intrusion, while others are said to have suffered broken spines or lost their offspring as a result of the stress. The media reported that before the activist’s stunt, the farm had 3000 rabbits, with 700 of them believed to be about just 3 days of age.
Mia told her social media fans that she had left the farm ‘peacefully’ before the owners started chasing her and her accomplices down the highway. She said authorities refused to give them an escort home and 10 minutes later one farmer car parked near her and someone started shooting.
“The window exploded in my face and there was a lot of blood from all the glass.
Despite everything, I am just happy that those 16 lives are free from harm. They make everything worth it.”
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Mia denies the possibility of having caused the death of any creatures on the farm, calling it fake information, and said that she only touched the ones that she saved.
“We were inside that farm for less than five minutes and we only touched the rabbits who we rescued, who are all doing fine now, despite being very sick when rescued due to the filthy living conditions of that farm. We did not leave any babies without their mothers as we only rescued young ones. We had a professional vet on site with us the whole time.”
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A spokesperson for Catalonia police said of the case:
“On Sunday, September 1 at 7.30pm, a group of activists entered a farm in Gurb, Osona, and took 14 rabbits.
When Mossos d’Esquadra (autonomous police force of Catalonia) arrived at the site, the activists were outside. The 14 rabbits have not been found. There were some farmers at the scene and there was tension between the two groups. Mossos separated them and escorted them from the premises to avoid further conflict.
Just before 11pm, we were informed that one of the windows of an activist’s car had suffered an impact – and that a girl had injuries to her face as a result of the broken glass. The window was most likely struck by a forceful object, due to the nature of the impact, rather than a shot from a shotgun.”
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