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  1. One man's meat...

    Posted Feb 18th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... religiously keep the ashes of pets that have departed to the Rainbow Bridge. Let's just say we love cats and dogs as much as any person we know. And if you offer us cat and dog meat to eat, we ... single out cat and dog meat. And before readers shout that I should worry more about human rights than animal rights, yes, I agree that China's records are appalling and need to improve- ...

  2. Expert warns against feeding raw meat to furry friends

    Posted Nov 05th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Cats and dogs could be infected by eating rats A bird flu expert has warned pet owners not to let their animals eat rats and birds, despite their natural instinct as hunters. 'Pet owners have to be very alert that they should not feed their cats raw meat,' the chair professor of microbiology at the University of Hong Kong, Yuen Kwok-yung, said yesterday. ...

  3. Bid to save rare tree kangaroo- with rabbits

    Posted Aug 30th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... was traditionally hunted for its meat. But a rapid increase in the region's human population, due to better health care introduced by Catholic missionaries, has pushed the species to the brink ... 'They're a big rabbit, up to 4kg in weight, the big fluffy white ones you see in pet shops. They're very docile and if one was to escape, the next door neighbour's dog would get it,' ...

  4. Policy on strays blamed for deaths

    Posted Jan 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... chicken meat. Some suggested the poisoner was a villager fed up with the growing number of stray and domestic dogs, but the culprit was never found. 'The police are absolutely no help ... Christopher DeWolf Bowen Road is far from the only place in Hong Kong where dogs are poisoned with alarming regularity. In many villages in the New Territories and on islands, dogs ...

  5. Superdingo danger

    Posted Jul 30th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires As if snakes, spiders and heatstroke are not enough, hikers in Australia are being warned of a new danger: a fierce new breed of wild dog menacing the country's mountains and forests. Abandoned or escaped domestic dogs such as Rottweilers, bull-mastiffs and Rhodesian ridgebacks have interbred with Australia's native dog to produce a new strain ...

  6. Growing meat in the lab: something to chew over

    Posted Feb 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... further warming. But what if you could make meat production independent of climate? Don't use 70 per cent of the world's agricultural land to grow grain that feeds the animals we then kill and eat. Just grow the meat itself in a lab, using stem cells from a cow, sheep or chicken. It's already being done, but the quantities are small and the meat is still a long way from ...

  7. China's animal rights record

    Posted Jan 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a hole into the animal's abdomen to 'milk' the valuable liquid, an ingredient used in traditional Chinese medicine. The skinned corpses of dogs and cats at meat markets have long ...

  8. Alarm at 'destructive' piranha hunt

    Posted Jul 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... long that plumb the depths of the riverbeds, and used large quantities of meat, blood and organs as bait. More than 10kg of nearly every species of fish in the Liu River was caught, ... he was bitten by three piranhas when he was bathing his dog in the Liu River. A piranha sank its teeth so firmly and deeply into Zhang's palm that he lifted it out of the river ...

  9. One man's meat

    Posted Aug 14th 2009, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... be behind meat eaters turning to vegetarianism, but there can be many other causes for steaks to be pushed aside in favour of tofu and sprouts. I re-encountered an extremely persuasive one ... to concerns about the impact to the global food cycle and environment of the increasing wealth of China and other developing nations. Affluence equates with being able to afford to eat more meat ...

  10. Whale meat TV trailer draws 8 complaints

    Posted Apr 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tiffany Lam A television advertisement for a local food and travel show featuring hosts eating raw whale meat prompted eight complaints to the Broadcasting Authority, including one from ... health,' Hong Kong Dolphin Conservation Society spokeswoman Patty Tse Wing-sze said. 'Many scientists have proven that whale meat is generally too contaminated for human consumption... ...




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