I'm really jealous of her facility: http://www.crashslanding.org/Pages/crash_cheese.html
On 9/25/07, Marylyn <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > I don't want to get into the all or nothing conversation but I do want to > mention that throws, especially loosely knit ones, put in strategic places > saves lots of upholstered corners. > > > > > > > If you > have men who will exclude any of God's creatures > from the > shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who > will deal > likewise with their fellow man. > > St. Francis > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: Beth Noren > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2007 8:16 AM > Subject: Re: Here is the link > > But the FIV cats have not been given a "death sentence", they have been > vaccinated for a much reduced risk of a catching FeLV. They are weighing > that risk against the risk of death on the streets or in a kill shelter. If > anyone believes that that risk is not justified they can say so in a much > nicer way than calling the place a "hell hole" and attacking poor Sherry. > From my experience, I do believe that some rescues are too set on the idea > that declaws are neccesary to attract adopters. Our local rescue declaws > every kitten it can before offering it for adoption. When I told one of > their volunteers that I was looking for a clawed companion for my > clawed one-year old, she looked horrified and actually said "What about the > furniture?" A politely worded letter to the director telling them that they > lost out on an adoption can have more impact than jumping into impassioned > rhetoric and telling them they're in "the dark ages". > > Beth > > > > > > On 9/25/07, Susan Dubose <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > > > > Allowing mixed "pet" cats to stay together that have already been exposed > is one thing altogether. > > > > Deliberately exposing already immune compromised fiv+ cats to felv+ is > giving them a death sentence. > > > > While she (Not Sherry, the owner) collects donations for this and tells > everyone, > > "We do the best that we can". > > > > Question, as far as declawing, are the adopters even asked or is it "just > a given"? > > > > Sounds like the dark ages. > > > > And besides, a cat that is fiv+ is stillvery adoptable, w/an education > programset in place. > > > > A cat that is felv+ is much harder. > > > > A cat that is fiv+ and exposed to felv is just about impossible. > > > > > > > > > > Susan J. DuBose >^..^< > > www.PetGirlsPetsitting.com > > www.Tx.SiameseRescue.org > > www.shadowcats.net > > "As Cleopatra lay in > state, > > Faithful Bast at her > side did wait, > > Purring welcomes of > soft applause, > > Ever guarding with > sharpened claws." > > Trajan > Tennent > > > > > > > > > > > > ----- Original Message ----- > > From: Beth Noren > > To: email@example.com > > Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2007 1:16 AM > > Subject: Re: Here is the link > > > > > > Glenda, many of us here mix our vaccinated negatives with our positives. > It is a calculated risk that takes into account quality of life, as is your > decision to allow your cats outside. In my situation, with my neighborhood > and my street-senseless cats, an outdoor kitty is a risk that I won't take. > Your situation may be very different. I guess I am just trying to suggest > that we ALL care deeply for our cats, and that we be gentler with each other > when voicing our different opinions. It does the cats no good if all of us > crazy cat ladies start attacking each other. Sherry has worked so hard, and > takes each loss so personally, and for that I thank her. > > > > Best wishes, > > Beth, Blue, Moxie, Dash, Scooter. and Will Feral > > > > > > > > -- Rescuties - Saving the world, one cat at a time. http://www.rescuties.org Vist the Rescuties store and save a kitty life! http://astore.amazon.com/rescuties-20 Please help George! http://rescuties.chipin.com/george I GoodSearch for Rescuties. Raise money for your favorite charity or school just by searching the Internet with GoodSearch - www.goodsearch.com - powered by Yahoo!