Skip to comments.Television Chef In A Stew Over Cat Casserole (Kung Pow Kat)
Posted on 02/17/2010 7:55:33 AM PST by Sax
An Italian television chef has been suspended after he horrified animal lovers and TV station managers by praising the delights of cat meat during a show.
Beppe Bigazzi enraged animal rights experts around the country when he gave advice on preparing ''tender, white cat meat'' in a portion of the programme usually reserved for advice about nutrition.
The 77-year-old is a co-presenter on Italy's version of Ready Steady Cook called La Prova del Cuoco (The Cooks' Challenge). ... During the show Mr Bigazzi said he had often eaten cat meat and found it ''tastier than other animals'', adding: ''I can assure you it's a delicacy, now I am going to get lots of letters.''
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Sounds like somebody had a tough time as a kid back in WWII!
I’ll have the Kung Pao Trio - cat, rat and dog!
kitty k-bobs. Good use for a bobcat.
I’ve heard that when you eat dog it makes you feel all warm inside.
Never see any strays around there.
WOK those cats
I love Cats..especially in a white sauce
Never ate cat or dog but I would be up for trying it.
Tastes like spotted owl.
‘’I was just trying to explain a saying from where I come from about the eating of cats. In the 30s and 40s they were very popular.’’
According to a recent report, there are an estimated 44 million pets living in Italy, 7.5 million of them cats.
Despite their popularity, however, around 150,000 animals are abandoned each year by their owners and there are at least 73,000 annual reports of mistreatment or abuse.
This seems like a MODEST PROPOSAL
World Cat Day today? Who knew? I thought it was Ash Wednesday.
As a diet item, I’m sure it beats grass and leaves for nutritional value. During China’s Great Leap Forward in the Fifties, my relatives told me that after most of the animals were eaten, vegetation like the aforementioned was it.
When I read Corrie Ten Boom’s “The Hiding Place”, she talks about how their cat disappeared during WWII. She said, “In the winter of Holland’s hunger, not one cat or dog responded to my call”.
I still remember that line. It’s funny how death of a pet affects us. I mean, her father and several members of her family were murdered by the Nazis, and I remember the cat.
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