[Sca-cooks] To cat or not to cat

Deborah Hammons mistressaldyth at gmail.com
Thu Aug 2 10:11:12 PDT 2012

I have privately gently discouraged her.  Pointing out the public outrage
is the beginning.  She did actually ask what you would feed a cat to fatten
them up for slaughter.
Hopefully she will decide NOT to serve it up at an A&S.  Which was what she
was looking at.

Heck.  I get the occasional yuck when I cook wild game.


On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 11:02 AM, Johnna Holloway <johnnae at mac.com> wrote:

> Fringe is fringe, but if she is doing this for an A&S activity than she
> ought to be discouraged, don't you think?
> Just because in times of famine and war, people resorted to eating grass,
> weeds, wood chips, dirt, leather, and the odd pets and zoo animals, doesn't
> mean that these ought to be on our list of dishes to replicate. Can you
> imagine the press should word get out that cat was being cooked and served?
> Perhaps along the lines of
> the 2012 headline below with a dose of PETA thrown in--
> "Man Charged For Allegedly Cooking And Eating Cats: Jason Louis Wilmert
> Arrested In California"
> BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — In a case that has shocked even investigators, a
> California man is in jail for allegedly cooking and eating cats. Jason
> Louis Wilmert is being held in the Kern County Jail on charges alleging
> animal cruelty and using a pet or domesticated animal for food. Both
> charges are misdemeanors.
> http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/16/man-eats-cats_n_1281496.html
> Or this Slate article that asks "Here, Kitty, Kitty, Kitty. Is it legal to
> eat your cat?"
> http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/explainer/2010/08/here_kitty_kitty_kitty.html
> There is a cat eating festival in Peru. Maybe she should have investigate
> the practice firsthand in Peru.
> http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/1782932/Fury-over-cat-eating-festival.html
> Johnnae
> On Aug 2, 2012, at 12:32 PM, Deborah Hammons wrote:
> > On our kingdom e list, a mostly fringe type person asked about the cat
> > recipe in de Nola.  It seems after a private conversation she actually
> > wants to cook a cat.  And use "period" garlic.  And do a paper on de
> Nola.
> > She asked me if I knew a source for food grade cat.  She had already
> > contacted the Colorado dept of Agriculture for a source.  They laughed.
> > Any thoughts?  I suggested she try rabbit..
> >
> > Aldyth
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