In the most civilized part of Europe, pets can end up on the plates of their owners. And it’s not a tourist attraction but a longstanding tradition. Recipes are passed down through the generations. Besides, a popular ointment for a rheumatic disease is made from animal fat.
Laws in this country are liberal but precise. Do you own a pet? You can do anything with it, even eat it. But you can’t sell its meat or give it to your neighbors to eat.