Student Sentenced For Killing Cats

Post-graduate student Chen Haoyang (陳皓揚) was sentenced by the Taipei District Court to 10 months prison commuted to a 350,000NTD fine for the killing of two cats. The former National Taiwan University student, from Macao, first came to public attention last year after killing a popular street cat near the university campus. People called the cat 大橘子 (Dajuzi ‘Big Orange’). Chen was charged with animal cruelty offenses after confessing to torturing the cat to death. Both the university and Chen

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Man Throws Dog from Sixth Floor

Around 10pm, Sunday July 26, a man in Keelung City threw a dog from the sixth floor of a building. The dog landed in the middle of the street and died of massive head trauma. Residents placed stools and a red box on one of the stools to avoid the dog being run over by a car, and called animal protection and police authorities. The suspect, fled from the scene but was caught the next day in Taipei on drug

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