I wish I could help, all I can do is lend moral support.

I would still hide any I didn't want stolen under color of law, but I'm
understandably a bit paranoid.

On Sun, Mar 16, 2008 at 12:13 PM, Susan Hoffman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
wrote:

> Please cross-post selectively (anyone a member of the Homeless Cat
> Network?):
>
> Talked to Sally and here's the situation:
>
> She has not been cited, nothing in writing, yet.  She is very worried
> about two FeLV+ kittens and two FIV+ cats.  IF they are seized they would
> likely be put down immediately.  What she needs most right now is some place
> to put these cats for 4 to 6 weeks to see if the situation will blow over.
> (She could use adoption assistance or additional foster space to move out
> some other cats too but the positives are her biggest concern.)
>
> Four years ago she had a run-in with animal control but it did just go
> away.  Theyb gave her 60 days to get her numbers down and just never came
> back.  So it may go away again.  She does not want to antagonize them by
> having an attorney make inquiries on her behalf and I tend to agree.
>
> She also needs someone computer-savvy in the San Jose area.  We are
> setting her up with a functioning computer and can at least set up a dial up
> connection for her before she takes the computer home.  But she's paying for
> AT&T DSL at home and needs someone in the San Jose area who can get that
> working for her.
>
>
> On 3/12/08, MaryChristine <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >
> > there ARE good a/c officers out there--and when we find them, it is
> > VITAL that we let them know how much they are appreciated. i even know of a
> > couple in texas..... too often, however, they are NOT like what people see
> > on "animal planet," unless the management is committed to power-within, and
> > not power-over, which is not the most usual attitude in law enforcement.
> >
> > send thank-you notes to the good acos you encounter, please....
> >
> > MC
> >
> > On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 11:39 AM, Susan Hoffman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > I'll try her again this evening too.
> > >
> > > Several animal control agencies in the Bay Area actually notify their
> > > local feral groups when an ear tipped cat comes in.  Cats are actually
> > > pulled from animal control and returned to their colonies around here.  By
> > > comparison with what I hear about elsewhere, it's really impressive.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > *Kelley Saveika <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>* wrote:
> > >
> > > Hopefully she will call you back.  I'm glad there is good AC
> > > somewhere.
> > >
> > > On 3/12/08, Susan Hoffman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > I tried calling last night but got voicemail. Lefft my name and
> > > > number but have not heard back from her.
> > > >
> > > > I have always had a negative impression of ac too but I have seen
> > > > really good rescue/ac working relationships in the SF/Bay Area and my 
> > > > local
> > > > ac really impressed me with their light touch during my house fire in 
> > > > August
> > > > and in the current dealings with a really ugly hoarder situation.
> > > >
> > > > *Nina <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>* wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Thank you Susan and Kelley for your replies and concern.  I'm sure
> > > > Sally will appreciate any help or advice you can give her.  I have an
> > > > unreasonable fear of animal control, I think of them like I would the
> > > > gestapo.  Sally doesn't seem to be panicking the way I might, but she is
> > > > quickly taking steps to address any concerns they may have and to locate
> > > > additional fosters for the cats in her possession.
> > > > Say a prayer everybody,
> > > > Nina
> > > >
> > > >  SHE HAS TO MOVE THE CATS.  I don't care if she has to board them,
> > > > or whatever, but if AC has been there, they ARE COMING BACK.  For that
> > > > matter if I absolutely had to I would let them outside to keep AC from
> > > > getting their evil hands on them, but that would be a last resort...
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Please, for the safety of the cats, she has to move them.
> > > >
> > > > Of course I am not in that area....but if she needs a shoulder to
> > > > cry on I can call her tonight.  When will AC leave rescuers alone....
> > > >
> > > > Kelley
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >    Subject:
> > > > Re: Sally Foster needs some help in the San Fran area  From:
> > > > Susan Hoffman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>  Date:
> > > >
> > > > Tue, 11 Mar 2008 13:24:10 -0700 (PDT)  To:
> > > > felvtalk@felineleukemia.org   To:
> > > > felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> > > > California and Texas are really different.  We have very specific
> > > > laws on the books governing seizures, very rescue friendly state laws.
> > > > Sally is in the San Jose area, about an hour south of me.
> > > >
> > > > I'll call her and get some details.  I know California rescue law
> > > > pretty well.  Let me find out what's going on here.  She is likely to 
> > > > have a
> > > > grace period to improve conditions and network with other rescues to 
> > > > make
> > > > arrangements for the animals.  But let me find out what's really going 
> > > > on.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
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> > Spay & Neuter Your Neighbors!
> > Maybe That'll Make The Difference....
> >
> > MaryChristine
> >
> > AIM / YAHOO: TenHouseCats
> > MSN: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > ICQ: 289856892
>
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