China Animal Lovers Protest Eating Cats – AP

phplN9nOW.jpg From Associated Press:

Chinese cat lovers mobilized online to save a truck load of cats from the cooking pot, a newspaper reported Tuesday. Veteran cat rescuer Duo Zirong started off her mission Friday when she called police to stop a truck stuffed with some 800 live cats, the China Daily said.

The standoff happened at a parking lot in a southern suburb of Shanghai. It continued for hours while cat lovers spread word of the incident online, eventually raising $1,320 in donations to buy the whole load. They now hope to place them in homes after posting their pictures and profiles on the Internet. [Full Text]

See also: China cat-lovers save felines from dinner tables from Channelnewsasia.com.

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