Friday, July 12, 2013

Cat Smuggling Trade In Thailand

Thailand's first ever arrest was made yesterday when a van driver was caught trying to smuggle 90 Thai cats across the border into Vietnam to sell to the meat trade.

The cats were crammed into six plastic cages.

Thailand Criminal Lawyer 
Chaninat and Leeds specializes in international criminal cases in Thailand

The driver has been arrested for animal cruelty and intent to illegally transport animals across Thailand's borders.

The Soi Dog Foundation have been working hard with immigration and quarantine officers at the Nakhon Phanom province with regards to dog smuggling, but it is thought this is the first known about incident of cat smuggling.

Related Articles: 
Thailand’s Dog Smuggling Trade 
Wildlife Smuggling in Thailand: A Matter of Convenience 
Thailand’s Dog Meat and Skin Trade

Flickr credit: Moyan_Brenn 

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