500 Cats Rescued From China’s Dog and Cat Meat Trade

500 cats rescued in China

In China, Danyang Police rescued 500 Cats that were on their way to being tortured and slaughtered by Asia’s Dog and Cat meat trade.

In China’s Jiangsu province a coastal Chinese province north of Shanghai. Danyang City Police’s recent discovery of 500 cats that were crammed in cages, destined for sale to restaurants in nearby Chinese cities.

The police arrested the man, only known by the name Sun.

Sun who had planned to sell each of the cats for around $5 (30 yuan) each.

The cats, which consisted of strays and stolen pets, were crammed into small cages. The cats were suffering from dehydration from the over 100-degree heat.

Rescued Just In Time

Danyang Police raided the storage facility and found the cats after receiving a tip from a report filed by a journalist.

The unnamed reporter filed a complaint with the Danyang police department about his own cats being stolen. The report stated the cats that were stolen included a mother cat with five nursing kittens.  There was no mention of the fate of this journalists cat. EndYulin2017 is attempting to contact the

EndYulin2017 has learned the identity of this reporter, but we will not release their name unless given permission. We are attempting to contact the journalist to determine the fate of his felines.

At the annual Yulin Dog Meat Festival, which starts on June 21st thousands of cats and dogs and slaughtered each year. While The Yulin festival receives a majority of the Main Street media coverage. It accounts for only 0.01% of total cats and dogs slaughtered annually in China and throughout Asia.

The End Is Near

The consumption of dog and cat meat in China is not illegal. In recent polling, 64% of Chinese citizens do not take part in the consump[tion of dogs and cats. The poll conducted in 2016 showed that number who oppose this gruesome practice is substantially higher the younger the person is. So there is a growing sense that as

There is a growing sense that as millennials gain more power this practice will eventually be outlawed.

According to Peter Li, China’s policy specialist for Humane Society International, stated, “The truth is that eating dog and cat is not part of China’s mainstream culinary practice even in Yulin, the home of the dog meat festival.

Far from being vital to the Yulin economy or way of life, the dog meat festival is a national disgrace that tarnishes the name of the city around the world. Now is the time to end it.”

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