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Published:July 29th, 2014 11:18 EST
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Outrage: Growing Demand for Cat Meat in Vietnam: Video

By Robert Paul Reyes

"In Asia, there`s a growing demand for quirky cat cafés where customers can enjoy tea or coffee in the company of domesticated felines. But in Vietnam, the concept of cat cafés would likely take on a very different meaning " one that any cat lover would find abominable.

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Despite an official ban on eating cats, restaurants in the Southeast Asian nation still offer the forbidden meat on their menus, reports Agence France-Presse. In fact, the consumption of felines appears to be rising, prompting cat owners to fear for their pets` safety. "

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The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated. "

Mahatma Gandhi

In China, which aspires to be the greatest military and economic country in the world, dog meat is still available in many restaurants.

In Vietnam, which is destined to forever be a Third World hellhole, there is a growing demand for cat meat.

"According to AFP, at one central Hanoi restaurant the cats are drowned, shaved and burned to remove their fur before being butchered and fried with garlic. "

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It`s hard to believe that in the 21st century such barbarism is still occurring, we must condemn animal cruelty not only in America but anywhere it takes place in the world.

In America, the greatest nation in the World, we love cats and dogs, and we treat them with respect and dignity.

We can show our disgust at the atrocious eating habits of the Chinese and Vietnamese by not vacationing in these countries, and by refusing to purchase their products.

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