The Americans forbade the eating of cats and dogs

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In the U.S. House of representatives passed a law prohibiting eating Pets. The ban will affect cultivation, transportation, sales and killing of cats and dogs for this purpose. It is reported CBS News.

The maximum penalty for violators will be five thousand dollars (about 350 thousand rubles — approx. “Of the tape.ru”). The law stipulates restrictions on external and domestic trade of Pets. “I am proud to have fought in Congress for a total ban on the killing and consumption of dogs and cats in the United States,” said one of the initiators of the law Vern Buchanan.

According to him, in 44 States there are no laws prohibiting eating Pets. A complete ban in effect in California, Georgia, Michigan, new York, Virginia and Hawaii. The authors of the project have made an exception for Indian tribes, who will be able to eat meat of cats and dogs in the framework of a religious ceremony.

12 September, the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi urged residents to refuse dog meat because of the harm to the reputation of the city and the threat of deadly diseases. At the end of August it became known that New Zealand has proposed a ban on breeding domestic cats to protect native birds and other animals.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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