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.
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>                                                  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: felvtalk@felineleukemia.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
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> On 9/25/07, Susan Dubose <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >
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> > 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: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> > 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
> >
> >
> >
>
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