Yeah, that and an end to world hunger and peace in our time....Till, then, we just keep treading water and do the best we can.
----- Original Message ---- From: "dlg...@windstream.net" <dlg...@windstream.net> To: email@example.com Cc: MaryChristine <twelvehousec...@gmail.com> Sent: Sunday, August 30, 2009 1:40:36 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] PA Sanctuary yes, a sanctuary in every ton would be ideal, but so would a world where people did not hurt one another and animals just for the fun of it. until that tim, we have to do the best we can for ourselves and our animals. try to live our lives as an example to othersand hope they catch on. till that time, i will continue to take in any cat that comes my way, give them love, shelter and food. what time God gives them on this earth will at least be happier for them. this time around, i got 2 by way of my vet. he can't stand to put them down, so he fixes/heals them and waits for me t come in. he said i have sucker written on my forehead just as plain as day. dorlis ---- MaryChristine <twelvehousec...@gmail.com> wrote: > just to cause more trouble, as i'm so good at doing, not separating is NOT > necessarily the worse thing, if death is the only alternative. FIVs are > generally the healthiest populations at any sanctuary, and they throw off > FeLV at the same or possibly a higher rate than any other > cat--double-positives will often end up testing positive only for FIV after > living in a FeLV environment. > > remember that most cats who end up in sanctuary settings are NOT up for > adoption--if they were considered adoptable, and rescues or shelters were > willing to try to find them homes, they wouldn't be going to sanctuaries. > while some sanctuaries do have active adoption programs, many do not, for > very good reasons: they have to spend their time and money taking care of > unwanted, undesirable, unadoptable cats. > > folks who are willing to adopt FIVs and FeLVs are far more willing, also, to > be--or equally willing to be--educable about the facts re: the two viruses, > and understand that living with FeLVs in order to live doesn't mean you're > gonna BE one of the them. > > which is not a blanket endorsement of the practice, but if we truly believe > what we're saying, and what the research is showing us, we have to carry it > out further--it'd be great if there were an FIV/FeLV sanctuary in every > town, with a separate room for each population, but it ain't happening, and > these cats do NOT deserve to die for lack of space. > > MC > > -- > Spay & Neuter Your Neighbors! > Maybe That'll Make The Difference.... > > MaryChristine > Special-Needs Coordinator, Purebred Cat Breed Rescue (www.purebredcats.org) > Member, SCAT (Special-Cat Action Team) > _______________________________________________ > Felvtalk mailing list > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org