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NO FUR!!!!!! Tell Wet Seal To Write A Public Statement

PETA and local animal rights activists have been gathering outside the Loyd Center Mall in Portland OR to educate people about a women's clothing store in the mall called Wet Seal that is selling rabbit fur. Wet Seal employees have said that they have been ordered to take all the fur items off their shelves and they no longer will be selling fur. But, without a written agreement, they can be sneaky and continue to sell fur.
Recently, a group of animal rights activists held signs and passed out literature, educating the public about Wet Seal selling rabbit fur and how they have not yet signed a public statement. The activists went inside the mall to tell Wet Seal again that they want a written statement saying that Wet Seal will no longer sell fur in their stores. A Wet Seal employee told an activist that she and other employees did not want fur at the store from the beginning and that she will personally call the Vice President Helen Rotherham to write a public statement.

Wet Seal has not publicly signed a statement yet saying they will no longer use fur. Please let Wet Seal know that you refuse to shop at their stores and will protest them until they publicly sign a statement saying that they'll stop selling fur for good. Tell them that you will do everything you can to make sure that your friends and family do the same.

Joel N. Waller, CEO
Wet Seal, Inc.
26972 Burbank
Foothill Ranch, CA 92610
949-699-4734
949-206-4977 (fax)
 Joel.Waller@wetseal.com

Helen Rotherham, Vice President
26972 Burbank
Foothill Ranch, CA 92610
949-699-4804 (office) 949-675-5305 (home)
 Helen.Rotherham@wetseal.com

Customer Service
1-800-735-7325
949-699-4714 (fax)
 CustomerService@wetseal.com

If you would like to politely tell Helen, in person ... that you are appalled by Wet Seal's sale of fur, she lives with her husband, Adam, at the following address:

307 Medina Way
Newport Beach, CA 92661


Here is the information on the stores in Oregon
Valley River Center
523 Valley River Center
Eugene, OR
541-434-0339

Rogue Valley Mall
1600 N. Riverside Ave.
Medford, OR
541-282-9928

Clackamas Town Center
12000 SE 82nd Ave.
Portland, OR
503-513-0991

Lloyd Center
1045 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR
503-287-8065

Pioneer Place
700 Sw 5th Ave
Portland, OR
503-274-7936

You can even download a list of every single Wet Seal location
at  http://www.petascript.org/peta2test/archives/wet seal store info.rtf if
you really want to make your voice heard.

Also, even if you have already done so before, please send Wet Seal an
e-mail message through the Wet Seal action alert at  http://www.peta2.com/ot/wetseal/index.asp, and please spread it far and
wide.

The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men. ~Alice Walker