05 Jun '11, 7pm

Please Sign Petition to Stop Feline Dissection in American Schools!

More than 100,000 cats are dissected in classrooms across the country annually by hundreds of thousands of young adults in junior and senior high schools and colleges. Investigations have shown that Class B dealers (licensed animal brokers) obtain cats from a variety of legal and illegal sources including animal shelters, strays and "free to a good home" ads. Some may even prey on pets that are left unattended. An operation in Mexico was exposed for snatching cats off the street and paying children $1 for each cat caught.. They would then drown them and ship them to the US for dissection in classrooms and labs. In order to get the cats to classrooms, Class B dealers sell the cats to biological supply companies. Schools choose to dissect because they view dissection as the only way to learn about anatomy. There are a multitude of alternatives to cat dissection which include...

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