It can be hard when a loved one turns into a mindless, monstrous freak who only eats human flesh. For a lot of people, this is apparently the humane option — for said loved one, at least.
- During the events of Blackest Night, the second Captain Boomerang killed people for his undead Black Lantern father to eat.
- The villain in Hack Slash Meets Zombies Vs Cheerleaders is the school's football coach, who has been abducting students and chopping them up for his zombie son.
- In one episode of South Park, Butters' parents believed their son dead and underwent a ritual to bring him back. When Butters returned home, they thought him an abomination, and tried to feed him a solicitor they killed.