Cats as Food: 500 Felines Headed to Local Restaurants Rescued by Police in China

Newsweek
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Summary: ” Animal rights activists have long tried to desist the trafficking, and selling of cats and dogs as food in China and other Asian countries, citing animal cruelty and endangerment as means to prevent the delicacy from being served. Police officers in China saved 500 cats from dreadful dinner-plate fates, arrested a man who allegedly planned to sell the felines to restaurants across the country. The authorities, who pointed out the man only as Sun, told Chinese news site 163.com that Sun had been stealing, and selling cats to restaurants, for some time near the city of Jiujiang in Jiangsu province, South China Morning Post reported Monday.”

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