High-heeled kitten killer apologizes
Updated: 2006-03-16 08:50
The high-heeled woman who shocked China's pet
lovers by stomping a kitten to death in a notorious video has apologized.
Woman in sexy
clothes caresses a kitten's fur along a riverbank.
Then she puts the small kitten on
the ground. [sohu]
She stomps on
the head of the kitten with her high-heeled shoes and crushes it into
death at last. [sohu]
The woman, a
Heilongjiang Province nurse named Wang Jue, said she was despondent over a
failed marriage and allowed herself to be talked into crushing the animal to
death while the cameras rolled.
The video was later posted on the Internet and could be downloaded for free.
It was used to attract viewers to a Website that featured videos of small
animals being stomped to death by aggressive women. The Website, which sold
the discs for 15 yuan each, is no longer operating.
Immediately after the video was posted several weeks ago, enraged animal
lovers began tracking down those involved in making the video.
The actress and the video's producer were traced to Luobei County in the
The woman's apology, and an earlier mea culpa from the video's producer, a
cameraman at a provincial TV station, were posted this week on the county
government's Website. The woman expressed remorse for her actions and their
effects on others.
Wang said she is divorced, depressed and having trouble figuring out what to
do with her life. She said her despondence led to the cruelty against the
kitten. She also said that her behavior had deeply hurt her family, especially
Both Wang and the man who produced the video were suspended from their jobs
after they were identified. It was not clear what further punishments they might
face - if any - as China does not have clear-cut laws preventing cruelty to