In the operation at a ramshackle so-called animal shelter in Ta Kwu Ling, a quarter of about 150 dogs and cats were found to have been starved to death. Many of the 74 dogs and 36 cats saved were reduced to skeletons. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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New animal welfare law must have bite

  • Sickening cruelty case involving about 150 cats and dogs illustrates the need for updated legislation and the will to impose maximum penalties on offenders

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In the operation at a ramshackle so-called animal shelter in Ta Kwu Ling, a quarter of about 150 dogs and cats were found to have been starved to death. Many of the 74 dogs and 36 cats saved were reduced to skeletons. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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