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   Undertoad  Friday Feb 27 08:17 AM

February 27, 2015: Chinese women feed 1300 stray dogs

The excellent My Modern Metropolis highlights this story.

Five elderly Chinese women from Weinan, Shaanxi Province chose to spend the holiday taking care of over 1,300 stray dogs, just as they do every day. Six years ago, Wang Yanfang established a dog asylum as a way to save strays from the pound, where they could be euthanized. Since then, the 60-year-old and four other volunteers—all in their 60s and 70s—have gotten up at 4AM every morning so they can prepare 400 kilograms of food for the hungry pups. The shelter, which is supported solely by donations, makes sure that these animals are fed, cared for, and even groomed regularly.

So the Chinese have discovered the "no-kill shelter"... next they have to discover "rescue"... in any case, it's a better situation for the dogs than it used to be in China, where they have generally taken care of stray dog populations by simply killing them.

glatt  Friday Feb 27 08:33 AM

Let me blow some of the space dust off that title.
it doesn't say "Chinese women feed 1300 stray dogs," it says "Chinese women feed 1300 stray dogs to tourists."

footfootfoot  Friday Feb 27 12:03 PM

She's a rancher, not a crazy dog lady.

Gravdigr  Friday Feb 27 02:14 PM

She looks pretty well-fed for an old Chinese lady.

I'm just sayin'...

xoxoxoBruce  Friday Feb 27 05:24 PM

Feeds them 400kg (880 lbs) of what? I can't figure out what that is.
And 880 lbs (400 kg) of food produces how much dog poop?

Undertoad  Friday Feb 27 05:33 PM

Aaaand they had better be neutered or there are going to be 13000 stray dogs soon.

lumberjim  Friday Feb 27 06:38 PM

Originally Posted by xoxoxoBruce View Post
Feeds them 400kg (880 lbs) of what? I can't figure out what that is.
lets just say, 'They don't have a cat problem anymore.'

monster  Friday Feb 27 10:29 PM

Originally Posted by Undertoad View Post
Aaaand they had better be neutered or there are going to be 13000 stray dogs soon.

They could create a law that each bitch can only have one puppy...


1. Springer Roll
2. Pug Foo Yung
3. General Shitzu's chicken
4. Pekinese Duck
5. Chihuhua Mein

Undertoad  Friday Feb 27 10:49 PM

or 5. Chow Chow Mein

xoxoxoBruce  Friday Feb 27 11:28 PM

Monster, your present employer might not appreciate your culinary suggestions fearing they might be linked to his store by an unscrupulous competitor.

Diaphone Jim  Saturday Feb 28 12:32 PM

I can't imagine the mayhem caused by broadcasting the wontons or whatever to that hoard, where they are well mixed into the aforementioned poo.
I think the ranching aspect comes before any altruism.

Gravdigr  Sunday Mar 1 04:44 PM

How many old Chinese ladies does it take to feed 1300 stray dogs?

Five, but, ya gotta slice 'em pretty thin.

Thanks, I'm here all week. Try the Won Ton Ton.

BondJam  Sunday Mar 8 02:54 PM

Hey American people...

fargon  Sunday Mar 8 10:12 PM

Originally Posted by BondJam View Post
Hey American people...
Call me a stupid round eye, but what does that mean in, english please.
Welcome to the cellar BondJam!

Undertoad  Sunday Mar 8 10:23 PM

fargon  Sunday Mar 8 10:28 PM

Thanks UT.

monster  Sunday Mar 8 11:27 PM

Hecklers are in tonight, huh? Can I get them Sweet&Sour? (Was that jumping the shark fin?)

free delivery within a one year radius, I'll be here indefinitely, try the Kung Pao Spaniel

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