WAITER, THERE'S A WHISKER IN MY WON-TON
Not Made Up. True News Story. Among other highlights:
The proprietor at first defending his region's dining traditions, before declaring, "I cannot go on with my business, and I will not sell cat meat any more."Or maybe it was merely a case of needing the extra food when half the country starved during the Great Leap Forward. Here, Kitty Kitty. Starvation+Cultural Traditions: a volitile mix for Fluffy.
Some of the protestors "burst[ing] into tears upon finding a skinned cat in a fridge."
One of the organizers explaining that the Fangji Cat Meatball Restaurant was chosen as the target for the protest because, "because it killed cats in the street and it was 'very bad for the students from nearby schools.'"
And finally, a brief discussion of animal rights activists' troubles in China because during the nation's "Communist heyday [pet owning] was frowned upon as a bourgeois activity."
And lest Fido & Rex get too cocky, North Korean dogs are hereby on notice of food shortages in the Dear Leader's land as well.