Let no one ever again suggest that animal rights are not respected in China. On February 7, the Communist Party’s Central Propaganda Department, through its 70 percent correct (as per Mao) news agency Xinhua, reassured all Chinese chickens that the recent escalation of reported bird flu cases among humans in China, does not indicate any epidemic among birds!
In other words, those cases of humans dying from bird flu in China in recent weeks, were the results of human-to-human transmission. The chickens can sleep peacefully while the human epidemic develops.
Therefore, Catherine and I dedicate this song to those great lovers of animal welfare, China’s equivalent of the RSPCA, Xinhua: