Taiwan is first Asian country to ban eating cats and dogs

Even abject carnivores in the West balk at the idea of raising dogs and cats for their meat, but East and Southeast Asian countries, particularly those mired in poverty, share those some qualms. As incomes, not to mention concerns over animal welfare, continue to grow in those regions, however, the practice is slowly but steadily on the decline. Taiwan is willing to take the next leap: outlawing it altogether. Legislature passed on Tuesday will make the island nation the first in Asia to ban dog…

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