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150 Cats Rescued by Police From Being Slaughtered & Served At Restaurants

today1 September 2022

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Humane Society International shows cats among 150 cats reacued by police from cat meat trade in Jinan, in China’s eastern Shandong province/AFPPix
source: The Sun Daily

While the phrase, β€œDon’t yuck my yum” is popular amongst foodies, most people would draw the line at eating cute household pets.

Sure, cats can be rascals but that doesn’t mean you should eat them when they misbehave, yet in eastern China, cats can be found not only roaming the streets but also cooked in various dishes and served in restaurants.

Recently, 150 cats were bound for slaughterhouses before they were thankfully rescued by police.

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source: CBS News

They were found in crammed, rusty cages in Jinan of Shandong province, Humane Society International (HSI) said in a statement on Tuesday (30 August)

A gang had lured the cats into the cages by placing sparrows as bait and using a remote control to shut the traps as soon as each cat entered.

Of the 150 cats rescued, many appeared to have been pets before, said animal rights activists. Photo: HSI
source: South China Morning Post

β€œIt was shocking to see the state they were in, many of them emaciated and crying out,β€œ an activist, who only offered…

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Written by: Ameera Rosli


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