Life from a paw
Hobbes, the cat, has been under experimentation for most of his life. This is probably the last time that he will ever have to be experimented on again. Why? He is probably not going to make it through this time. The makers of Herbal Essences are about to force shampoo down his throat to see what happens to his organs. Even if the cat lives through the process, they are going to have to kill it to see which organs it could have damaged. If this was an actual human, going through this deadly experiment, people would be in shock. Instead, scientists are testing whether or not swallowing shampoo would affect a cat. Testing on animals is very disagreeable process that should not be allowed.
Animal testing started a number of years ago to help provide humans with information. The process of animal testing is some of the most disturbing experiments ever done. The website called “Animals in Product Testing” stated, …”these products have gone through a long and complex testing process that leaves millions of animals mutilated, burned, poisoned and gassed in outmoded and unnecessary tests.” From these experiments that they do, animals are often left with different diseases like syphilis, herpes, or AIDS (Animals in Product Testing).Among all of the sources, the number reason to animal testing seems to be, they want to make sure humans are not in danger. Cosmetics and personal care are the two biggest products that are used for animal testing(“Animals in Product Testing”).
There are certain types of animals they use for certain types of experimentation. Some of the animals that they use a lot of testing are: cats, dogs, mice, rats, hamsters, guinea pigs, gerbils, sheep, llamas, cattle, owls, deer, monkeys. These are not all of them but the most common animals (Animal Rights: Animal Testing). For example, the Draize Test is used on white albino rabbits (S., Jeremy). They use white albino rabbits because of their sensitive eyes and also the formation of...