An animal rights group has rescued almost 160 cats and dogs from an illegal ‘pet mystery box’ operation that sells pets online as surprise gifts. Photo: Handout
An animal rights group has rescued almost 160 cats and dogs from an illegal ‘pet mystery box’ operation that sells pets online as surprise gifts. Photo: Handout

‘Pet mystery box’: China’s dog and cat mail-order craze causes new outrage

  • More than 150 cats and dogs shipped around China by an illegal business selling surprise pets
  • Animal rights activists exposed the operation and found dead cats at the courier station where it was based

An animal rights group has rescued almost 160 cats and dogs from an illegal ‘pet mystery box’ operation that sells pets online as surprise gifts. Photo: Handout
An animal rights group has rescued almost 160 cats and dogs from an illegal ‘pet mystery box’ operation that sells pets online as surprise gifts. Photo: Handout
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