The patrons, Mr. Ma and his family, were having dinner at the hotpot chain in Shandong province.
As reported by Kankan News, the woman and her husband were offered the equivalent of £559 in compensation by the restaurant at the time of the incident.
The husband, identified only as Mr. Ma by local outlet Kankan News, said a staffer had the gall to say his wife should get an abortion if she was anxious about the baby, offering over $2,000 for the procedure. The staff at the restaurant allegedly offered the couple 20,000 yuan, which is $3,000 USA dollars, for them to have an abortion if they were concerned for the child's health.
A video of the boiled, gelatinous rodent being pulled out of the pot with its arms stretched out, circulated on Chinese social media site Weibo - and users were angry and disgusted. "I feel like vomiting". Some users said that they would never eat there ever again.
By the close of trading on Tuesday, shares in the chain's parent company, Xiabuxiabu Catering Management, had fallen almost 12.5 per cent, at one point dropping to their lowest in nearly a year.
Pregnant woman finds rat in hotpot, allegedly offered $4,000 to abort child
A rat was discovered in a hotpot restaurant in eastern China. Xiabu Xiabu and one of its rivals, Haidilao, have reported surging sales and an expanding network of restaurants. "I can't believe this", another commented.
Ma said he and his wife went to the hospital where she had a checkup to ensure the baby was healthy. "Is a life worth only 20,000 yuan?" one asked.
Health officials investigated the restaurant, but found no traces of rats.
The rat appeared when hotpot has been enjoying something of a moment in China.
Though hotpot has gained in popularity in recent years, customers across China have complained about questionable hygiene standards at hotpot chains, particularly over restaurants reusing hotpot broth with new customers.
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