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STOP COOKING LIVE ANIMALS
  • Petitioning Mr. Sun Guoxiang

This petition will be delivered to:

Chinese Consulate - New York
Mr. Sun Guoxiang
Ambassador Korean Embassy U.K.
Ambassador Park
Ambassador of China in the USA
Mr. Zhang Yesui
Ambassador of South Korea in the USA
Choi Young-jin
Li Kegiang
Han Changfu

STOP COOKING LIVE ANIMALS

    1. Linda Camac
    2. Petition by

      Linda Camac

      Philadelphia, PA

Putting a live dog, or any animal, in boiling water, or a hot oven, or using a blow torch on cats, is not only blatantly wrong, without further explanation---but if one is necessary it is TORTURE.
The 'reason' that is given for cooking animals alive is that they simply "taste better" after their bodies are adrenaline-soaked with fear and pain. 'Taste' is never an excuse for unspeakable cruelty, nor is 'culture' an excuse.
China is making so many strides to become a first world country, but with all due respect, with this kind of accepted culinary method, China AND Korea will be looked upon as backward nations by the rest of the civilized world (one foot in the 21st century and one foot in a primitive age).
Any animal placed in boiling water or cooked, while still alive, in any manner is obviously terrified, in unimaginable pain, despair and doomed to a slow and lingering death.
Animals in the food chain should, at the very least, be given the most humane death possible.

Deepest apologies to the supporters of this petition for this gruesome and offensive photograph -- but their story must be told and the horror is beyond mere words -- this needs to be exposed and make people aware so they will not visit these countries and give them tourist dollars.  China's department of tourism is advertising a lot on TV to attract tourists lately --- we can also write to the National Tourism Department of the People's Republic of China and tell them why we are not visiting.   This over-the-top torture of animals must be outlawed!  If it is hard for us to look upon it, imagine how hard it is for the thousands of dogs, cats, and other species to endure this dark side of man.  Life is certainly not a gift for every living being.    

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    • dominic duncan COVENTRY, UNITED KINGDOM
      • about 1 hour ago

      Cooking of live animals is extremely wrong

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    • Sabrina Fagan WOOD VILLAGE, OR
      • about 6 hours ago

      Animals deserve a humane death no matter what! It is so cruel to cook an animal alive! What is wrong with people! Don't they care about the suffering an animal goes through? We should all care and support humane treatment of all animals be them a food source or a pet.

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    • Kiss Klaudia BUDAPEST, HUNGARY
      • about 6 hours ago

      'cause i love animals soo much!!

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    • Charlotte Isberg TYSSEDAL, NORWAY
      • about 16 hours ago

      Because this is torture..

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    • Scott Cope AUSTRALIA
      • 1 day ago

      Because I respect life and wish to mitigate its suffering.

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