Because it is cruel to seal cats into basements to die an agonizing death of starvation and thirst when authorities could easily make sure there are no animals in the basements before sealing them up.
President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko
Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus House of Government
Press Secretary of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus Olga Dolgaya
Stop the walling in of cats to die in Minsk, Belarus.