An employee of a wholesale stall at the Yau Ma Tei Fruit Market has fun with his cat. The feeding of cats inside wet markets has been curtailed by the Hong Kong food and environmental hygiene bureau. Photo: Felix Wong An employee of a wholesale stall at the Yau Ma Tei Fruit Market has fun with his cat. The feeding of cats inside wet markets has been curtailed by the Hong Kong food and environmental hygiene bureau. Photo: Felix Wong
An employee of a wholesale stall at the Yau Ma Tei Fruit Market has fun with his cat. The feeding of cats inside wet markets has been curtailed by the Hong Kong food and environmental hygiene bureau. Photo: Felix Wong
Kenny Hodgart
Opinion

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Off Centre by Kenny Hodgart

A game of cats and rats (and snakes): the politics of balancing Hong Kong's ecosystem

An employee of a wholesale stall at the Yau Ma Tei Fruit Market has fun with his cat. The feeding of cats inside wet markets has been curtailed by the Hong Kong food and environmental hygiene bureau. Photo: Felix Wong An employee of a wholesale stall at the Yau Ma Tei Fruit Market has fun with his cat. The feeding of cats inside wet markets has been curtailed by the Hong Kong food and environmental hygiene bureau. Photo: Felix Wong
An employee of a wholesale stall at the Yau Ma Tei Fruit Market has fun with his cat. The feeding of cats inside wet markets has been curtailed by the Hong Kong food and environmental hygiene bureau. Photo: Felix Wong
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Kenny Hodgart

Kenny Hodgart

Formerly a staff journalist at SCMP, Kenny Hodgart has lived in Hong Kong since 2011. He comes from Scotland, which remains part of the United Kingdom, but his views are almost exclusively his own. He suffers from status anxiety more than some but less than others.