In our first episode, we speak with Heather Harper-Troje, a former PETA field worker, who is going to provide a first hand look inside PETA’s kill room. Now the fact that PETA has a kill room where it routinely injects thousands of animals a year with fatal doses of poison, including perfectly healthy puppies and kittens without ever making them available for adoption, may still come as a surprise to some. Though this killing has been going on now for well over two decades, there are still many people who are unaware of PETA’s killing agenda and therefore continue to support PETA’s poisoning of thousands of animals a year through their financial contributions to that organization.
Indeed, killing is not an ancillary part of PETA’s Community Animal Project; it goes to the core of the mission. “The objective of the program,” Harper-Troje says, “was to get as many animals as possible and the vast majority of those animals were killed.” Nothing came between that objective and the staff, including lying by telling people the animals would be adopted knowing full well they would be killed: “I was told to pretty much say anything I needed to say to gain custody of an animal… I was told to lie by my direct supervisors directly and then by Ingrid…”