Now more than ever, you are needed to donate your old blankets, towels, and sheets to your local animal shelter. With financial cut-backs, repairs on shelters are often put off, so if it's drafty, the animals suffer. I know my shelter uses rags to stuff under doors. No kidding! Empty out those closets... this is your chance to get rid of stuff and do something useful!

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Thank You God

"Chinese dogs saved from cooking pot."

I have said before and I'll say now that I have no interest in traveling to China or even to Southeast Asia. It's just too likely I'll run into this, and then I'll be in a Chinese jail. I applaud these fine Chinese citizens, who deal with something beyond unsavory, pun intended!  I know the animal loving community there has been protesting the treatment of dogs and cats for a while, but it's good to see in real terms that some of them were saved.  Don't let anyone tell you "they don't really eat dog in China."

The China Daily quoted activists as saying many of the dogs still had collars with bells and name tags, indicating they had been stolen from their owners and that the trucking company transported a load of dogs to Jilin each week.
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Each week.