A gruesome video shows cats in bags dumped by the side of a road in China, allegedly waiting to be destroyed after their owners caught Covid.
The live felines have been packed so tightly into the mesh bags that many of them are unable to stand up and are lying on top of each other.
One cat is howling audibly while others seem so scared they shut up.
The footage was recorded in Shanghai where a brutal slaughter of cats belonging to people who caught Covid is believed to be taking place.
China is still trying to take a zero Covid cases approach to the pandemic and using very strict controls, such as refusing to let people leave their homes or offices.
The disturbing footage was shared on Twitter by American professional basketball player Enes Freedom with the caption: “26 million locked down in Shanghai.
“People are committing suicide from their balconies and the pets of people who test positive for Covid are being collected to be killed and slaughtered in Shanghai, China. It’s pure evil!”
The clip has since been viewed over a million times.
It is unclear how long the cats were left on the side of the road before being taken away.
It comes just days after another disturbing video emerged showing a Covid enforcer bludgeoning an innocent corgi to death with a shovel.
Unverified footage shows a worker in a full hazmat suit running after the corgi down a street.
The terrified dog tries to escape and hides under parked cars but is soon found by the Covid enforcer who hits the poor dog three times with a shovel until he lies motionless on the ground.
In a Weibo community chat group, the owner of the dog, who was in quarantine and had no food left for the animal, explained, “We were hoping to let him go outside and be like a stray.
“We didn’t want him to starve. As long as he could live, everything would be fine. We didn’t expect him to be beaten to death by the time we left.”
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