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Animal rights groups in Hong Kong fear that pet owners might abandon their pets after 11 rodents in a pet shop contracted Covid-19. Though scientists around the globe say animals are not a large part of the pandemic’s spread, an SPCA said many pet owners contacted them asking what to do in light of the incident. The SPCA urged them not to abandon their pets. Determined not to take any chances with Covid-19 spreading, Hong Kong officials ordered 2,000 hamsters from 34 pet shops to be put down after hamsters tested positive for it. Other animals tested included rabbits and […]

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1 hour ago, whitesnake said:

Put down every single species if it tests positive!!

Hamsters first! Humans next? Well Hong Kong is China all bar name, Maybe on the mainland they have already started.

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5 hours ago, whitesnake said:

a few fat gets in positions of power!! 

Yup, agreed

 

(pssst, you spelt 'bastards' wrong)

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12 hours ago, Thaiger said:

Determined not to take any chances with Covid-19 spreading, Hong Kong officials ordered 2,000 hamsters from 34 pet shops to be put down after hamsters tested positive for it.

Sounds like North Korea to me

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22 hours ago, whitesnake said:

Sorry but this is UNACCEPTABLE and downright feckin' STUPID!!!! Get a grip people out there!!! Whay we gonna do? Put down every single species if it tests positive!! You're out of your feckin' minds here!!

Covid's a virus that will stay like flu.... LIVE WITH IT AND STOP COMPLAINING!! 

And I thought I was angry but you so right

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23 hours ago, whitesnake said:

Sorry but this is UNACCEPTABLE and downright feckin' STUPID!!!! Get a grip people out there!!! Whay we gonna do? Put down every single species if it tests positive!! You're out of your feckin' minds here!!

Covid's a virus that will stay like flu.... LIVE WITH IT AND STOP COMPLAINING!! 

Hear! Hear!!

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On 1/19/2022 at 4:08 AM, Thaiger said:

Animal rights groups in Hong Kong fear that pet owners might abandon their pets after 11 rodents in a pet shop contracted Covid-19. Though scientists around the globe say animals are not a large part of the pandemic’s spread, an SPCA said many pet owners contacted them asking what to do in light of the incident. The SPCA urged them not to abandon their pets. Determined not to take any chances with Covid-19 spreading, Hong Kong officials ordered 2,000 hamsters from 34 pet shops to be put down after hamsters tested positive for it. Other animals tested included rabbits and […]

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Might help give us a choice over crocodile 🐊 next time. 

Grilled hamster tastes just like rat but more tender I'm told (like cat meat but not as chewy). 

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On 1/19/2022 at 1:55 PM, AdvocatusDiaboli said:

Hamsters first! Humans next? Well Hong Kong is China all bar name, Maybe on the mainland they have already started.

hong kong what ever some people might think has always been part of china,the brits got hold of a lease by dubious means for a while and it was useful for beijing to leave it that way.they very politely pointed out to the brits when negotiating the return of their property they could have taken it back anytime they wanted to.

 

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1 hour ago, Cathat said:

hong kong what ever some people might think has always been part of china,the brits got hold of a lease by dubious means for a while and it was useful for beijing to leave it that way.they very politely pointed out to the brits when negotiating the return of their property they could have taken it back anytime they wanted to.

You mean the British made a massive loan to a 'corrupt and incompetent' local government and then got  lease out of it? 

Sounds like the Chinese BRI !!!? 

https://www.news18.com/news/world/report-that-sri-lankas-hambantota-port-deal-has-2nd-99-year-lease-extension-untrue-china-3470462.html

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