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Students Will See Firsthand How
UW–Madison Experimenters Cut Into, Deafened, Decapitated Cats in Useless Study
For Immediate Release:September 17, 2012
Contact:Sophia Charchuk 202-483-7382
Madison, Wis. -- Less than a week after PETA released
documents and disturbing never-before-seen photos detailing abusive
experiments on an orange tabby cat named Double Trouble at the University of
Wisconsin–Madison (UW), PETA members will display oversized posters emblazoned
with the gruesome photographs that the university never wanted the public to
see on UW's Madison campus. PETA will be joined by students collecting
signatures for a petition that calls for an end to these cruel and useless
experiments, in which Double Trouble—like other cats used in UW's sound localization
studies—had holes drilled into her head, a steel post screwed to her skull,
electrodes implanted in her brain, and coils implanted in her eyes. After UW
staff deemed their experiment a failure, Double Trouble was killed and
When: Tuesday, September 18, 12 noon
Where: Library Mall at the UW–Madison campus, near the intersection of State and N. Lake streets, Madison
Experimenters justified using up to 30
cats per year in this experiment so that they could "keep up a productive
publication record that ensures our constant funding." Researchers at
other universities use human volunteers to study how the brain processes sound.
"PETA believes UW students have a right to know what happens behind the
closed doors of their school's laboratories, where cats are being mutilated,
deafened, paralyzed, and decapitated," says PETA Senior Vice President of
Laboratory Investigations Kathy Guillermo. "Anyone who cares about
animals—or about good science—will call for an end to these cruel and pointless
more information, please visit PETA.org/DoubleTrouble.
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