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November 06, 2008

Mad indeed

From the UK's Daily Mail:

Barking mad: Owners of obese dogs and fat cats could face jail under controversial new rules

Owners of fat cats and obese dogs could be fined or jailed under controversial Government rules.

New beefed-up codes of practice for pet owners published today state that overfeeding pets is a 'serious welfare concern' that can lead to unnecessary suffering.

People who refuse to put seriously fat pets on a diet could be prosecuted under the Animal Welfare Act - and face a fine of up to £20,000 or even 12 months' jail.

Posted by joke du jour at November 6, 2008 06:30 PM

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