This Business Woman Recycles Your Grandma’s Old Fur Coats Into Beds for Orphaned Animals

Life or Lunch?

Lions, tigers, and bears – oh my! That was what EJ Toovey, who runs an estate sales business in Anacortes, Washington, was unpleasantly surprised to come across during her home visits to help families find new owners for the items and heirlooms of their lost loved ones. Due to the nature of her work, Toovey comes across dozens of fur coats, stoles, muffs, and even fur bow ties – which were once the epitome of high-class fashion. However, real fur has largely gone out of style among today’s fashionistas, either due to their outdated look or because of the well-known animal cruelty associated with such items.

“There’s a lot of shame associated with owning them now,” Toovey told King 5 News. “And people don’t know what to do with them.”

As the items began to pile up in her store, one face stood out. She named the critter, who had…

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