It gets even worse.“I’ve had people who asked me if we opened up near Chinatown so that people could take home the cats to eat them,” she said. “At the end of the day, you can't pay me enough money for us to tolerate degrading things. If that's how you want to treat people, you don't belong here.”During the pandemic, Ha has been posting Instagram stories involving her family. Her parents, who are immigrants from South Korea, have been helping her foster cats and make products like face masks and cat beds to help support her businesses, which she’s highlighted online.
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“They’ve been doing this for the past year, which has been incredible,” she said. “I’m so lucky to have parents like that, but people will comment, ‘Oh, your dad probably eats the cats. He’s excited because you brought home dinner.’ It truly sucks.”