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Exclusive: Alan Carr dresses as fairy for PETA campaign

2014-04-15
Alan-Carr-FinalAlan Carr is the face of a new PETA campaign aiming to reduce homeless animal overpopulation. The comedian and Chatty Man host dresses as a fairy for the cheeky new campaign, which encourages pet owners to "Be a Little Fairy for Animals!" by getting them spayed or neutered. Carr says of the campaign: "There's no magic wand that will find homes for all of Britain's homeless dogs and cats, but simple surgeries – spaying and neutering – will make a huge difference in the long run. "We can work towards fixing the dog and cat overpopulation problem just by getting our animals 'fixed'!" PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) says that every year in the UK thousands of animals are left at animal shelters, where many have to be euthanised due to a lack good homes for them. The charity explains that just one unspayed female cat and her kittens can produce 370,000 cats in seven years. By getting their animals spayed and neutered, pet owners can help to fix the overpopulation crisis at the source. Alan Carr joins a growing list of celebrities – including Simon Cowell, Jane Lynch, Charlize Theron, Naughty Boy and Mickey Rourke – who have teamed up with PETA or its overseas affiliates to promote spaying and neutering. You can see Alan's campaign poster below. To find out more about the campaign visit PETA.org.uk. Alan-Carr-Final