After the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals called out singer Justin Bieber over reportedly shelling out $35,000 for a pair of exotic cats, Bieber hit back at the leftist group, saying, “PETA can suck it.”
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Bieber, 25, bought the Savannah cats — named Sushi and Tuna — for $20,000 and $15,000, respectively, from Illinois-based breeder Select Exotics, the Hollywood Reporter said, adding that the spotted breed is part domestic cat and part African Serval, a wild feline know for its leaping ability. The Savannahs are banned in several states but are allowed in California, the outlet said.
Upon hearing the news, PETA Senior Vice President Lisa Lange said Bieber “could inspire his fans around the world to save a life by adopting a cat from a local animal shelter — rather than fueling the dangerous demand for hybrid cats, contributing to the animal overpopulation crisis, and proving that when it comes to helping animals, his stance so far is ‘I don’t care,'” according to Page Six. – READ MORE