7.14.2008

Off the Menu . . . temporarily


Temporarily off the menu, dogs squeeze inside cages as trucks transport them near Beijing, China. Apparently both cats and dogs will be taken off the menu during the upcoming Olympics.

I'm sorry, but this is really upsetting to me.

2 comments:

Mark Goodyear said...

I assume it is upsetting to you that dogs were on the menu to begin with, right?

That picture is certainly upsetting. I have two dogs--and they are one of the joys of my life!

Merrie Destefano said...

Mark,
You funny guy! I guess my comment was a bit ambiguous.

Actually, I'm torn. I'm not sure if it bothers me more that people in other cultures treat animals like this, or the fact that when commerce is involved--like it is with the upcoming Olympics--then they try to hide their true nature from the rest of the world.

If it's wrong, it's wrong. Hiding it doesn't make it right.

And I wish I could have that black dog in the right corner. Or any of them. I'd like to take them all to the park and let them run around and play.

Sometimes I'm ashamed to be a human. This is one of those times.