Oddly Enough

Swiss group wants sausage dogs to be petted, not eaten

ZURICH - An animal rights group has petitioned the Swiss government to ban a traditional, if rare, practice of eating cats for dinner and turning dogs into sausages.

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Judge evicts man from NYC apartment, citing urine stench

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