24 Sep '12, 11pm

Cat Tortured and Killed for Profit at University of Wisconsin

Cat Tortured and Killed for Profit at University of Wisconsin

Steel coils are implanted in your eyes. Your inner ears are intentionally destroyed; you become deaf. Holes are drilled into your skull and electrodes implanted in your brain. You wake up during one of many surgeries. You are starved for days. These are only some of the torments suffered by an orange tabby cat at the hands of University of Wisconsin-Madison experimenters, according to PETA . This is not a case that requires weighing potential benefits to human health against the suffering of non-human experimental subjects. This cat, Double Trouble, was tortured solely for prestige and profit. PETA reports that the school’s own excuse for the experiment was that it needed to “keep up a productive publication record that ensures our constant funding.” Double Trouble’s case was never published because it was deemed a failure. What happens to cats who fail at UW-Madison? For ...

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