Hi, I wanted to bring attention to a blog that is featured on Freshly Pressed this morning. The link to the blog post in question is http://jansimson.com/2012/08/18/dogs-are-better-than-cats/
I clicked on the link on the Freshly Pressed page, expecting to read a humorous piece about cats and dogs. Instead, what I encountered was a sick piece of writing promoting cruelty towards animals, specifically cats. The author wrote about the fun of grabbing a cat by the tail and spinning it in the air. Lest you think this is funny, do a Google search for spin a cat by the tail. What will come up is a horrific account of a man in Britain doing just that to a poor cat, and being promptly arrested for cruelty. This sort of thing should sicken anyone who has any concern for animals at all. I can’t believe that the post made the Freshly Pressed page.
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The blog I need help with is ackans.wordpress.com.
This thread has been flagged for Staff attention. Note that you aren’t the only person who was absolutely horrified and disgusted to find that post featured on Freshly Pressed. https://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic/remove-dogs-are-better-than-cats-freshly-pressed-aug-20?replies=2
The post in question has been removed. We originally found it to be tongue-in-cheek, but upon further reflection and a re-read, agree that it was inappropriate as a Freshly Pressed feature.
We really appreciate that you took the time to comment – we take our users’ feedback really seriously. Going forward, feel free to send any feedback on Freshly Pressed selections directly to editor at wordpress dot com.
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