Don’t force our children to skin cats
by Tamira Thayne · 108,241 supporters
Cat Dissection – Teen who Raises Awareness Wins National Prize for Humane Efforts!
Jul 4, 2016 — When Culpeper County, Virginia student Brynnan Grimes found out she had to skin and cut up a cat as part of a human anatomy class, she took her protest of the antiquated teaching method seriously.
“We were told ‘If you have a black cat at home, select a white cat to dissect or vice versa.’ I was appalled. Like the color of the cat’s fur matters to me!”
Brynnan went home and shared the news with her mother, chained-dog activist and founder of Dogs Deserve Better, Tamira Thayne. They spent many hours that week discussing their options, both for Brynnan and for a way to put an end to cat dissection in her school…
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