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The windows of T&N Wine and Liquor in Greenpoint are filled with tiny, fluffy, yellow chicks and a few lethargic rabbits. It's very sweet, but don't get too attached: Blogger Miss Heather of New York Shitty found out what happens to these guys after this weekend, and as she puts it, "this story does not have a happy ending." The chicks, which came in the mail from a hatchery, are bred for mass rather than cuteness. When the holiday ends, T&N will send them upstate to a farm, where they will grow so large that their legs won't be able to support them. And then they'll become somebody's meal. Happy Easter?
· Spotted At T & N Wine & Liquor: Chicks & Bunnies [New York Shitty]
· Liquor Store Puts Bunnies and Chicks on Display [Gothamist]