Can we really sell our cute kittens to labs?

It’s ugly, it’s bad, it hurts the animal world. According to viral posts on social networks and even associations , a new decree would allow individuals to sell their beloved pet to … experimental laboratories . Even more serious, the government would have taken advantage of the confinement  to make this cruel text go downhill.

So, true, false? Obviously the reality is much more nuanced. But this story marked the spirits and it is easily explained. Clémence explains to us the why of the impact of such a rumor.

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