English Caption – South Korea’s illegal cat capture, slaughter and sale

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What’s more shocking is that not only the pet dogs are being sold as meat but the pet cats are being sold as meat as well.

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Cat merchant: When you have rheumatism or neuralgia, we can put 3 to 5 cats and make a medicinal soup for you ready to eat.

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Cat merchant: If you want 3 cats, it’s 60,000 Korean Won ($42 USD) each and total comes out to be 210,000 Korean Won ($150 USD).

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Then, where are these cats coming from?

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Cat merchant: The cats we use are not small. That’s because we capture the cats that run around and eat on their own so mostly they are large.

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Undercover: So there is someone who captures and supplies them to you?

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Cat merchant: Of course. There is someone who supplies them to us.

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Gyeonggi-do. OO Slaughterhouse.
With the help from an informant, we visited a home of a man who is known to supply cats to the Health Food Stores (Cat soup store).

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Upon observing for awhile, a man appears with a wheelbarrow.

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He moves whatever he brought with him to a warehouse in the yard.

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While the man is out, we went inside the work area.

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Fur removal machine is seen and around the machine what appears to be cat’s fur is piled up high.

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In the yard, what appears to be traps used to capture cats can be seen.

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Traces of cats trapping is still present.

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We checked the freezer.

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Tens of frozen cats are being stored.

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Could this illegal cat slaughtering be a rear occurrence?

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We visited a dog slaughterhouse pretending to be a prospective customer.

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Undercover: How many cats do you have right now?

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Even in this place, we discovered tens of pet cats being stored in the freezer.

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Not only pet dogs but pet cats are being widely distributed.

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Undercover: How many cats come in on a busy day?
Slaughterhouse owner: About 100 cats.

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People who eats whatever if they are told that it’s good for their health.

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Now not only pet dogs but they are eating pet cats too.

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Slaughterhouse owner: These frozen cats are real high quality. There’s no others that can top these cats.