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The mutts were destined for the dinner table - all 520 of them crammed onto a truck hurtling down a Beijing highway toward waiting restaurants in northeastern China.
From there, things began spiraling out of control. News of the confrontation hit the Chinese blogosphere, sending more than 200 animal activists flocking immediately to the highway. Traffic on the road slowed to a standstill. Dozens of police officers were called in. Animal activists, however, kept arriving with reinforcements, carrying water, dog food, even trained veterinarians for a siege that ended up lasting 15 hours.
"I still don't understand what was immoral about my shipment. People also eat cow and sheep. What's the difference?" he asked. "They were just a group of rich bullies who own pets and have nothing better to do."
Originally posted by 547000
I eat cows, which some people find barbaric, and I would eat dogs too, which other people find barbaric.
A newspaper report about a man apparently wanting to eat a puppy has prompted the Victorian Government to ban the consumption of dogs and cats. Agriculture Minister Keith Hamilton yesterday said the government wanted to stop people engaging in the "abhorrent" practice of eating dogs and cats
Originally posted by BlackPoison94
So lets say you were bought up eating dogs...and you venture into another country where people eat cows, frogs, pigs, sheep, deer and pigeons?
Wouldn't you find that disgusting?
Someone tell me what the difference is?
Edit to add: Chickens and frogs and such are domestic pets as well.edit on 1-6-2011 by BlackPoison94 because: (no reason given)