Udder Bliss: One Cow, Three Cats and Some (Very) Fresh Milk
China likes to lecture NZ on food safety and then they got slammed with a fox, donkey and rat meat scandal. But that is all so 2013 now.
In Beijing urban trappers have been caught with cats in traps they said they were going to sellÂ to street side vendors…for use as lamb kebab meat.
The drama unfolded last week when a cat enthusiast who takes care of neighborhood strays caught a youth checking a trap she noticed nearby. In an apparent bid to outrage bird enthusiasts as well, the thieves hadÂ baited their traps with live sparrows.
The woman, surnamed Li, says the hunters claimed to have caught over 100 cats during the New Year holiday.
Because apparently there are no laws on the books regarding urban trapping, the two men were jailed for 10 days for “stealing.”Â Read more »
My correspondent from yesterday writes about Wendyl Nissen’s wish to kill cats with natural flea treatment.
Further to my email yesterday I noticed that Wendyl has now changed her chocolate pudding in her Herald column so instead of 2 cups of sugar, it only has 1.5 cups… could be mere coincidence of course since it was pointed out yesterday. Â But it was definitely two cups originally as I remember double checking all my calculations.
Anyway… I have come across yet another gem of wisdom from the Green Goddess which I thought you would also appreciate. Â Unfortunately the family cat won’t appreciate her advice while its being poisoned to death by her “all-natural treatment“Â
“Summer is here and so are the fleas. You can reduce the incidence of fleas on your cats by combing them daily with a flea comb and feeding them my anit-flea powder. I believe that if you combine these two all-natural treatments you will greatly reduce the chance of fleas taking hold and you wonâ€™t need to pour chemicals on your pets.” Â Â Read more »