Stolen pets is one thing, but what makes a dog any different than a pig or lamb or chicken as food? They all make great pets and friends.
The French love to eat horse, and so what?
As to cats, we could feed all of China on feral cats, and alllow the population of NATURAL citizens like lizards and birds to return to nature.
At least we are shipping them those hideous flying catfish that are destroying the Mississippi river.