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Subject: China, November 2013
Sir, Madam, To Whom It May Concern:
We the undersigned do formally oppose the support you choose to give to countries that torture innocent animals for their industry of the Dog Meat Trade. It is our goal to make as many aware of your actions in turn possibly resulting in less productivity for you.
So I urge you to pay close attention to what I am writing to you and also view the photos and videos attached.
The welfare of Dogs and Cats in the Meat Trade is a grave concern for us.
We respectfully ask that you discontinue your business with any country that is involved with this industry.
We appeal to your clemency and respect the wish you certainly have to present a good image of your country on an International level.
We give you due notice that it is possible for a peaceful yet determined presence will be maintained outside each and every one of your businesses and will have press coverage.
In China, South Korea, Vietnam, Thailand and Russia more than 2 million cats and hundreds of thousands of dogs are bludgeoned, hanged, bled to death, boiled alive, and skinned alive for their meat and fur.
These dogs and cats live in tiny cages above the ground all their lives. They are separated from their mothers at an early age and some are slaughtered as pups; they do not feel what walking on the ground is like; they cannot mingle with other dogs other than those in cages beside them; they suffer summer heat and freezing winters outdoors; they are not given water; they have to eat the corpse of the dogs who did not make it; they get no exercise; they have been known to have their eardrums burst to prevent them from barking--every natural instinct they have is thwarted by the inhumane and tortuous conditions they must live under.
They are loaded into crates so cramped tight and stacked on top of one another that their bones break and when being transported they are thrown and slammed to the ground off of the trucks resulting in injuries and sometimes death. These dogs and cats are skinned alive, boiled alive, beaten, pounded to the ground or burned to death.
There is a perverted belief that the meat tastes better if dogs have high adrenaline levels in their meat before they die.
Therefore, some dogs are made to experience extreme fear and suffering in the lead up to their deaths.
Some are hanged and then a blow torch is used on them while they are still alive to remove their hair.
Others still are simply beaten and tortured to death.
These animals are treated with such brutality and ferocity as you can see directly from this video link:
In summary: we respectfully remind you that deliberately torturing, beating, skinning and boiling alive dogs and cats is NOT ACCEPTABLE and never has been for humane, civilized beings!
It is time to set 'cultural' differences aside on this issue and
END what is universally deemed FOOD TORTURE 'CULTURE' !!