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 sell¬†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 had¬†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.”¬† Read more »