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Dec 7, 2009
Album: Tianjin Cat’s Hope
read the story behind these pictures here :

by Ekeim Teeuwisse

please read the heartbreaking story behind these pictures in mary's share :

have a look at katrin's news and follow the link to the story about a dog market in china : 

large amounts of cats and dogs are killed for meat consumption in china; reportedly in one chinese province alone, guangdong, 10,000 cats are eaten every day ! many cats and dogs are stolen pets from other regions.  they often don't get any food or water during the long journey to the meat markets, crammed together in crates that are far too small, so many die on the way - but they are the "lucky" ones, for the killing process is appalling : they are skinned alive, and then (still alive or not) thrown into boiling water ! this is done on purpose : because the believe is that the more the animals suffer, the tastier their meat will be !
so this is not about a cultural difference ("in the west people eat pigs and cattle, in the east they eat cats and dogs"), but about the enormous cruelty behind this, on an enormous scale; plus the fact that also in china cats and dogs are loved companion animals, members of the family - imagine having yours stolen for a fate like this...


please help me with this - it will only have a chance to succeed if all of you pull out all the stops  - keep on sending protest emails to the chinese authorities, forward this to all your friends, post it on facebook, whatever you can think of - but please help the animals in china ! they need you !

more information on the eating of cats and dogs can be found here :

ACTION : prefab protest email to send to chinese authorities : please flood them with emails !

PETITIONS to sign :

please give what you can, any amount is welcome ! donations are badly needed ! go to :
and click on the "donate" link, or go to :
and click on "Donate to Tianjin Cats".

website :

pdf-docs about rescues :

this is the thank you email i got back after my small donation :
"Dear ekeim, 
Thank you for your kind donations of xxxx EUR for the 720 rescued cats on Nov 25 2009 in Tianjin China by Tianjin Cat’s Hope.
The cats been placed in several classrooms in an unused school, there were only 3 cats passed away, many injured and all of them are well cared for the routine medical check up and treatment. During the time, the media and the website had the news spread and quit a lot of loving Vets and volunteers whet to shift the care of cats, there were 3 Vets even travelled from Beijing to go to offer there help!

Over the passed weekend on Nov 28th -29th they’ve hold an open day to public for adoption. They prepared an Adoption Form, people need to fill up this form with all their contact information and they need to show their personal ID and have their ID number recorded; the cat lovers will also go visit the adopted cats after a while to make sure that our cats are beloved family member after the adoption.

But there were only around 20 cats be adopted in the weekend and the cats are still with Cat’s Hope for medical cares)

The Tianjin Police Officers have forced The Cat’s Hope to have all the cats moved out from school on Monday, Nov 30, so they have to rent a place urgently to replace all the cats to the new rental place today, hopefully there is the heating systems to keep the cats warm in the winter. They plan to hold the cats and have them spay/neuter and recovery before release them to the living areas (where the loving people will keep them feed) around March next year, since the weather is too cold to have them released right away in the winter with their injured body.

The animal rescuers in Tianjin Cat’s Hope are really appreciate it for your loving concern and great support for our poor, suffering, cute cats over China! We thank you so very much for our beloved cats!

Please see the attached photos of the rescued cats which I've just got from Ms. Wanghan, they were taken at the school they've been stayed before moving them to a new rental place, Wanghan said the new rental place is very nice with 4 big rooms all facing North with sunshine, is much better than the old school which without any sunshine.

With best wishes

Joy Gao on Behalf of Tianjin Cat's Hope"



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Posted: Monday December 7, 2009, 4:31 am
Tags: dog cat fur pet rescue animal china meat abuse cruelty [add/edit tags]

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Wednesday December 9, 2009, 4:19 am
Lets see how much i have left in my pocket.
Thanks Ekeim

Ekeim Teeuwisse (147)
Wednesday December 9, 2009, 4:00 pm
thank YOU claudia !

Alicia v. (181)
Wednesday December 23, 2009, 7:46 am
Unfortunately I'm broke but I signed the 4 letters for now. Thanks for putting this upfront. Merry Christmas!

suzanne o. (43)
Wednesday December 23, 2009, 9:48 am
this is terribly cruel & all the cats have to be healed a lot

rose ann s. (244)
Wednesday December 23, 2009, 10:22 am
Only when these Chinese savages who continue to slaughter our cherished animals then we can call ourselves civilised.The rest of us will continue to fight them in the trenches,sea,air and land to stop their brutal spree on these voiceless beings.Animal warriors accross the globe get and make your voices heard and keep the fight alive to save our dear animals.They are counting on us to end their pains and tortures from these lowlife who think we will surrender our struggle.But little did they know (Chinese)that we are stronger with our networking to stop them finally from this barbaric practice.

Sau t. (78)
Wednesday December 23, 2009, 3:58 pm
i have; and definitely laws to protect animals from such extreme cruel handling and killing are needed badly. and wish animal lovers in china do demand such laws. having live boiled cats or any live animals on menu should be banned and discourage by the media, public officials and places of high learning.

Shirley H. (49)
Thursday December 24, 2009, 1:58 pm

carol k. (17)
Friday December 25, 2009, 9:13 am
God never made animals to be a food source in the beginning- { Gen 1: 29-30} when sin entered man it disrupted the beauty of God's creation and all suffered loss. one does need to eat- but to torture a helpless animal when they too know fear just as you do! skinning and animal alive , or dismembering it when it is alive is nothing short of savagery, cruelty & demonic.Nor do I condone the cruelty of evil mankind here in America towards animals. So YOU get off your high horse - I have the right to my concerns for life- AIDEs ? a man was documented in the Congo as to have killed and eaten a gorilla- several days later he died.. the gorilla had a disease that effected the man but not the gorilla- conclusion- some life is not meant to be food.

Ira Solomon (2)
Friday December 25, 2009, 3:12 pm
I just saw this now. I sent some money, not enough.

Jennifer Ppopoli (1)
Sunday December 27, 2009, 8:35 pm
I have no words to express my sadness...

Margaret S. (69)
Saturday February 13, 2010, 6:52 am
My parner & i have donated a couple of times to this Ekeim,wish we could give more often.Have already signed all petitions also,the one with the women putting her heel into the puppys eye,is so horrible.Thanks for all that you do.

Ekeim Teeuwisse (147)
Saturday February 13, 2010, 7:53 am
thank you everyone for your support ! please keep it up ! margaret, i tried to send you a green star, but apparently i've already done so in the last week.....

Ekeim Teeuwisse (147)
Saturday April 24, 2010, 5:03 am
updated the list of petitions today - please sign !

Suzanna van der Voort (271)
Monday July 19, 2010, 9:50 am
Will sign the petitions and share them as wide as possible. Thanks Ekeim for all you do!

Ekeim Teeuwisse (147)
Monday July 19, 2010, 2:09 pm
thank YOU suzanna !

Past Member (0)
Wednesday September 8, 2010, 8:58 am
Thank you so much for posting all the older petitions here. I just finished signing all of the.

Many Blessings!

Henriette Matthijssen (148)
Monday February 7, 2011, 11:18 am
I signed all the petition still opened! Many are now closed! Thanks.

Ekeim Teeuwisse (147)
Thursday August 4, 2011, 2:26 am

HEROES FOR LIFE is a documentary film being made by Michael Zhao about the plight of animals in China.
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