Stray cats wait to be killed at an animal collection and health centre in Japan. The country kills more than 200,000 cats and dogs annually by gassing them with carbon dioxide. Photo: Handout

Why are Japanese torturing cats and posting the videos online?

As Japanese police record a spike in animal abuse, a proliferation of online videos depicting the torture of cats has activists demanding Tokyo tighten its laws

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Stray cats wait to be killed at an animal collection and health centre in Japan. The country kills more than 200,000 cats and dogs annually by gassing them with carbon dioxide. Photo: Handout
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