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http://www.thelocal.ch/page/view/dog...in-switzerland

I`m now wondering if this is why so many cats have gone missing in and around the area where I live...I`m glad my cat bites and that my over friendly dog never goes out alone.. Eeak.
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Old 29.12.2012, 07:45
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Re: eeak, look what I just found

It's quite amazing, but yeah, you can eat them in my country.

We are so barbaric.....

Hopefully you are here to civilize us

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It's quite amazing, but yeah, you can eat them in my country.

We are so barbaric.....

Hopefully you are here to civilize us

I`m not here to "civilize" anyone...Who am I to civilize another when I`m not a vegitarian? I was brought up in a country where we don`t eat animals that are regarded as pets/companions that`s all, that`s why I find it so abhorent..For me it has the Eeakfactor...

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Re: eeak, look what I just found

According to my local paper, the government doesn't want to make a law on what animals people can eat, which is why it's legal to eat cats and dogs.

The article goes on to say that it can be dangerous to eat house pets that have been treated by medicine because the consumer ends up devouring the same drugs.

Cats fed on tin cat food do not taste as good as cats fed on milk. In fact, the latter tastes like rabbit, just juicier.

The article states only a few people consume cats or dogs. It was prominent 60+ years ago when people didn't have access to meat but nowadays it has become tabu.
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Re: eeak, look what I just found

Though I wouldn't eat my doggie, I find it a tad hypocrite that most people don't bat a eyelid at eating lamb or rabbit as long as they never saw it in real life, but refuse to eat cats or dogs because they can be pets. Either you eat meat or you don't.
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Though I wouldn't eat my doggie, I find it a tad hypocrite that most people don't bat a eyelid at eating lamb or rabbit as long as they never saw it in real life, but refuse to eat cats or dogs because they can be pets. Either you eat meat or you don't.
Where to draw the line? Human are animals and meat too.
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Where to draw the line? Human are animals and meat too.
We don't have to draw any lines. Being a civilised Brit, eating horses doesn't seem very normal either. But what the hay?

If we are going to eat our horse brethren, we might as well chomp on a few dogs while we are at it. And therefore, why not people? There have been a few well known examples of cannibalism, like the people trapped on the mountain after the plane crash, and then there's Jeffrey Dahmer and co. I wouldn't do it myself, but we can't go round telling others what they should and shouldn't eat.

I wouldn't want a civilised society to breed dogs just for eating but at the same time there's no point waiting until they get too old and leathery. So some sort of balance needs to be found. Maybe give them a couple of years of normal free range, run-around life before dragging them to the barbecue. Not sure what the optimum point would be. Perhaps some of our dog lovers could advise?
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Where to draw the line? Human are animals and meat too.
I think we can all agree that cannibalism is not a good plan, can't we? After all, that's one of the contributing factors for Mad Cow Disease, which will probably make about half of the middle aged Brits on this forum as mad as monkeys in 15 years time when those prions for our 1980's meat pies take hold
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Re: eeak, look what I just found

So is it legal here to snatch a cat off the street and take it home and turn it into schnitzel?

What if it's someone's pet???

(Which it most likely is).
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Re: eeak, look what I just found

Dog tastes just like bear however I find horse just that bit too sweet, perfect for the BBQ thogh as it doesn't get dry and stringy.
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I think we can all agree that cannibalism is not a good plan, can't we? After all, that's one of the contributing factors for Mad Cow Disease, which will probably make about half of the middle aged Brits on this forum as mad as monkeys in 15 years time when those prions for our 1980's meat pies take hold

There's actually a book that suggests we may have evolved from apes due to their cannibalism (in particular, their consumption of the brain).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Beginning_Was_the_End
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http://www.thelocal.ch/page/view/dog...in-switzerland

I`m now wondering if this is why so many cats have gone missing in and around the area where I live...I`m glad my cat bites and that my over friendly dog never goes out alone.. Eeak.
I'm not sure if it explains the missing domestic animals, but eating dog meat is certainly not unheard of here. The two hansome fellows in this post were involved at point some in this trade. http://www.englishforum.ch/daily-lif...ml#post1753813 . See also a description of their activities at http://site.petfinder.ch/news::100_5...ch%20gehandelt
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I think we can all agree that cannibalism is not a good plan, can't we? After all, that's one of the contributing factors for Mad Cow Disease, which will probably make about half of the middle aged Brits on this forum as mad as monkeys in 15 years time when those prions for our 1980's meat pies take hold
Maybe that's why zombies are a bit thick, too much human offal in their diet, in particular brain.
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There's actually a book that suggests we may have evolved from apes due to their cannibalism (in particular, their consumption of the brain).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Beginning_Was_the_End
And Andrew Marr's History of the World (on BBC) suggests that we also had a taste for Neanderthals. In the programme, you see a bunch of humans hunting down a Neanderthal and Marr says:

"Scientists argue about this but we probably co-existed with the Neanderthals in Europe for between 5,000 and 10,000 years, and during that time the Neanderthals went into rapid decline.

Nobody knows for sure what happened to them. They were tough survivors who'd been around for at least 250,000 years – rather longer than we've managed.

It's probable that we pushed them out of their hunting grounds. It's also possible, I regret to report, that we liked to eat them."

The Neanderthals clip: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p011pb2w
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Re: eeak, look what I just found

I grew up in china and I worked in parts of China were eating dogs and cats is perfectly acceptable. And i can honestly say that i've tried it and it does taste lovely. In europe people are taught that is wrong and disgusting but quite honestly that attitude is completely wrong. I've had people call me demonic and evil for doing such a thing, so i ask people to simply be open minded about it. I obviously dont endorse when people pets are taken and eaten, but i do think people should be more civil about this and just try it. You might be surprised.
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Where to draw the line? Human are animals and meat too.
maybe CANNIBALISM is where to draw the line
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Where to draw the line?
Gherkins. Eurgh.
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Re: eeak, look what I just found

If I end up somewhere with no food and nobody to find us and you die first, I'll eat you.
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If I end up somewhere with no food and nobody to find us and you die first, I'll eat you.
I will be sure to leave you some canned Slammer in my will.
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http://www.thelocal.ch/page/view/dog...in-switzerland

I`m now wondering if this is why so many cats have gone missing in and around the area where I live...I`m glad my cat bites and that my over friendly dog never goes out alone.. Eeak.
There is a big fox near us that has taken pet rabbits, and had a go at our cat I suspect. Said puss came back very shaken a couple of days later, smelly, generally terrified. Since then we have taken off his tinkly bell and dayglo collar. Other neighbours have lost a few cats too.

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If I end up somewhere with no food and nobody to find us and you die first, I'll eat you.
Mmm. How would you know I'm not playing dead? Where do you start munching exactly?
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