View Full Version : Re: 600 Cats Saved From Becoming Chinese Food After Truck Crash in China

January 17th 13, 08:01 PM
On Jan 17, 9:29*am, and/or www.mantra.com/jai (Dr.
Jai Maharaj) wrote:
> 600 Cats Saved From Becoming Chinese Food After Truck Crash

Do people in India eat cats and dogs, Dr. Jai?

> Agence France Presse
> Thursday, January 17, 2013
> Around 600 cats stuffed into wooden crates and destined
> for dinner plates in southern China were rescued by
> animal protection volunteers after a truck crash, a
> volunteer said on Thursday.
> Volunteers hauled the felines from the lorry on Monday
> after the accident in the central city of Changsha, said
> Xu Chenxin of the Changsha Small Animal Protection
> Association. About another 100 were already dead.
> Pictures of the rescue, showing volunteers unloading the
> crates late at night, were widely shared on Chinese
> social media sites.
> Many of the cats, which were white and plump, had escaped
> or died after being left out in the cold for more than 24
> hours. The cats were "clearly" due to be served as food
> in southern China, Xu told AFP.
> "It was easy to tell they were meant to be eaten, from
> looking at the crates you could tell their owners didn't
> care if they were alive or dead," Xu said.
> Continues at:
> http://www.businessinsider.com/600-cats-saved-from-becoming-chinese-f...
> Jai Maharaj, Jyotishi
> Om Shanti