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On 11/30/2019 at 4:23 PM, bmh said:

cat meat of course.. It is actually very good and you cannot tell the difference between cat and rabbit ,.For that reason they passed a law that rabbit had to be sold with head and paws...

And at one time, it was common to be sold cat rather than rabbit.  Once skinned, their anatomies are very, very similar.  To the point that there is a saying about it: "Me vendió gato por iiebre."  'He sold me a cat instead of a hare.'  By extension, it means someone cheated you.

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During the Lewis and Clark expedition in the states. they had trouble at times getting meat.  Finally they ate dog meat at a native American village and liked it.  Thereafter, dog meat was their favorite meat and they bought dogs  as they traveled through the villages.  They took the dogs with them on their journey and they always had a ready meal at hand.  Not all native americans eat dogs and the Lewis and Clark expedition was called dog eaters by the tribes.

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9 hours ago, rafterbr said:

During the Lewis and Clark expedition in the states. they had trouble at times getting meat.  Finally they ate dog meat at a native American village and liked it.  Thereafter, dog meat was their favorite meat and they bought dogs  as they traveled through the villages.  They took the dogs with them on their journey and they always had a ready meal at hand.  Not all native americans eat dogs and the Lewis and Clark expedition was called dog eaters by the tribes.

Early mexica (later called aztecs) and maya people also ate dog.  The xoloitzcuintle was raised for warmth--the hairless dog's body temperature runs several degrees above that of human beings, and the indigenous people slept with the dogs--and they also used the dogs for food.  
https://www.nationalgeographic.com/news/2017/11/hairless-dog-mexico-xolo-xoloitzcuintli-Aztec/

Here's a xolo puppy, photo I took in Mexico City about 5 years ago.

Pamela Cristina Xolo La Lagunilla 2.jpg

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