*VIDEO* Protestors call for Darwin's return
Yasmin Nakhuda is confident her pet monkey Darwin will get to wear the little Santa suit she has bought for him on Christmas Day.
The owner of infamous Ikea monkey is headed to court Thursday to fight to bring him home.
The Japanese macaque was taken to Story Book Farm Primate Sanctuary in Sunderland, after turning up in the parking lot of a North York Ikea earlier this month.
The woman who describes herself as Darwin's mother says he was cruelly & brutally snatched from her.
About 20 people, mostly members of Nakhuda's family & co-workers, rallied outside the offices of Toronto Animal Services Wednesday. They held signs with messages like "Free Darwin Now" & "Return Darwin to his loving family, we miss him."
Supporters can't understand why a pet which was being nurtured & treated like family member would be taken away.
Cory is "outraged" by what he says amounts to a child being taken from its mother. Nakhuda says she has dropped at least 10lbs since losing Darwin, who she calls an extension of her.
Supporters say Nakhuda has the right to live with Darwin, even though monkeys aren't allowed to be kept in Toronto. Sandy asks "Why shouldn't she keep it, it's not harming anybody."