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8 Million Chinese Citizens Call for the End of Cat and Dog Meat

by Melissa Flower

  Great news! Eight million Chinese citizens have raised their voices against the cruel cat and dog meat trade! Each voted via the Chinese government’s own website in support of proposed legislation calling for a ban of the trade. It is reported to be the largest involvement ever for a public proposal. The tide is […]

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“Outside the Box” Proposal to Remove Cats and Dogs from China’s Markets

by Melissa Flower

  During China’s recent legislative meetings in Beijing, delegates from across the country came together to discuss ideas, concerns and make proposals. While the top leaders maintain control and make most decisions “behind closed doors,” many delegates took full advantage of the meetings. One such delegate, Zheng Xiaohe, proposed removing cats, dogs, cat meat and […]

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One Ton of Rotten Meat, Including Dog and Cat Meat Intercepted in Vietnam

by Melissa Flower

One Ton of Rotten Meat, Including Dog and Cat Meat Intercepted in Vietnam A tour bus transporting one ton of rotting flesh was intercepted last week in Vietnam. Along with various animal organs were the bodies of many cats and dogs, five to six crammed into each container. When questioned, the bus driver informed authorities […]

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Chinese Speak Out Against Cat Meat

by Web Team

  A “feline house” in Tianjin, China was recently found to be holding more than 200 cats. They were all kept in small cages and bound for the dinner plate. Apparently, neighbors saw cats being transported, but claimed not to know the sinister dealings or the cats’ final destination. Local police, however, were alerted, resulting […]

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Stop the Consumption of Dogs and Cats in Hawaii

by Web Team

IDA wants to thank Hawaii legislators for nearly passing the bill that would have explicitly prohibited the slaughter or trafficking of dogs or cats for consumption. HSUS Hawaii worked with Hawaiian State Senate Committee Chair, Senator Clayton Hee, who introduced Senate Bill 2026, which was defeated on April 23rd. The bill, which established the offense […]

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Bill to Ban Dog and Cat Meat Consumption Fails in Hawaii

by Web Team

Senate Bill 2026, which would have protected dogs and cats, was defeated on April 23rd in the Hawaiian Legislature. Earlier this year, Hawaiian State Senate Committee Chair, Senator Clayton Hee (with HSUS Hawaii) introduced Bill 2026, which would have made the slaughter or trafficking of dogs or cats for human consumption illegal. The bill was […]