PETA has leveled charges that animal abuse occurred on the set of The Hobbit; allegations that Peter Jackson and his producers adamantly deny—which is pretty bold, when you consider how much evidence is publicly available detailing the exploitation of Middle Earth's 'lesser' species.
Trolls have feelings too! Presumably.
Dressing up your pets is demeaning, both to them and to you.
Birds of a feather suffer needlessly together.
The Elves, at least, still have a conscience and the courage to lay it all on the line.
Good to see that Arwen's finally making herself useful. Every First Lady needs a cause.