© 2020 Copyright RFI – All rights reserved. RFI is not responsible for the content of external websites. Audience ratings certified by ACPM/OJD. China’s unprecedented quarantining of virus-hit Wuhan has separated millions from their families — and many from their pets, prompting worried owners and kind strangers to take to social media to ensure left-behind animals are looked after. The virus that has killed more than 360 in China emerged during the Lunar New Year when hundreds of millions were travelling across the country, and the subsequent lockdown on Wuhan and central Hubei province has left many stranded. The hashtag “save the pets left behind in Wuhan” became the third-most searched term on the Twitter-like Weibo platform Monday, receiving millions of views from those unable to return to the city, where the virus is believed to have originated, and others willing to help. On Monday, he used the hashtag to post the happy news he had found a “young man” who had agreed to go and feed his cat Maomao. “In the video chat, after the man opened the door Maomao meowed so miserably, no one has been home for more than a dozen days̷...