Say What?!: Swiss Group Wants Sausage Dogs to Be Petted, Not Eaten

SWITZERLAND An animal rights group has petitioned the Swiss government to ban a traditional, if rare, practice of eating cats for dinner and turning dogs into sausages.

Tomi Tomek, president of the animal rights group SOS CHATS Noiraigue, which campaigned successfully last year to ban the sale of cat fur, said 3 percent of the population still eat cat and dog, mainly in the regions of Appenzell, Lucerne, Jura and Berne.

“You can’t report it to the police because there’s no law against it,” she said.

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/26/us-swiss-pets-idUSKCN0JA1IS20141126


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