People Are Angry At YouTuber Sonia Sae Giving Her Fox A Vegan Diet
Vegan animal rights activist and YouTuber Sonia Sae is attracting criticism online for keeping her pet, a fox called Jumanji, on a vegan diet.
Foxes would eat meat in the wild, but she is feeding it non-meat based cat food. Some people claim this is causing all sorts of health problems for Jumanji.
Sae has explained away a lot of the claimed health problems and insists Jumanji is well. But that has not stopped some concerned people online, who claim the police are investigating.
In a public post, one Facebook user said: "It was recently also discovered Jumanji is partially blind already, no doubt due to taurine deficiency from his diet of vegan cat food.
"He is experiencing hair loss (which she claims is an allergy), appears underweight, and from the videos provided on her instagram last week, he is also lethargic for a fennec."
The user continued: "[Sae] also claims he sheds his winter and summer coats...fennec foxes are a desert dwelling animal and do not have seasonal coats that they 'shed'...meanwhile hair loss is a very common symptom of malnutrition.
"Sonia has refused to listen to experts who are all appalled at her treatment of Jumanji and have contacted her regarding the health of her fennec fox. Among these are a few sanctuaries, fox rescues, and exotic vet techs.
More Like ThisMore Like This
"The police are now currently investigating and hopefully some progress will be made in getting Jumanji the care he needs."
Although Jumanji's natural diet would include things like mice, insects and worms, Sae has disagreed with such opinions thus far.
She said: "Thank you for being concerned about his health on this subject. He is in good shape, his blood tests are fine, he's healthy, playful and hasn't shown any signs of malnutrition for around 3 years."
In another post, she added: "They use the word 'abuse' to describe the act of feeding [it] food that no animal had to die for. Despite the obvious oxymoron, any other non-vegan alternative does involve abuse by default.
"I am preparing a video to explain everything, debunking all the lies that some people have spread about this whole situation, putting updated blood tests, explaining his story etc."
Featured Image Credit: Instagram
Chosen for YouChosen for You
Most Read StoriesMost Read