The disgust associated with Yulin Dog Meat Festival 2015 is gaining traction, and celebrities urging people to sign a petition has helped in giving it a widespread reach.
Every year, roughly 10,000 dogs and cats are slaughtered. Reports say, some are burned and boiled alive for flavour.
Tagged as cruel and harsh, some of stars and TV celebs are protesting on social media. Click here to sign the petition.
Here are some of the tweets: