Cats And Dogs Banned By Saudi Religious Police
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Basic Information

December 18, 2006: The Committee for the Propagation of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice of Saudi Arabia have issued a decree that forbids the sale of dogs and cats in the cities of Jiddah and Mecca. This is strange, since while dogs are considered unclean in Islam, the prophet Muhammad was reported to be very fond of cats.


Game and Story Use

  • Dogs and cats often have associations with supernatural elements. Perhaps the religious police knew something the rest of the world doesn't…
    • The trope of the Evil detecting dog springs to mind. Cats have a rather more ambiguous rep, but are still often depicted as reacting badly to any supernatural evil that they are not part of…
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