I've heard people say it's not good. The ONLY way to check out any "sanctuary" 
is by visiting it yourself. NEVER send ANY cat to somewhere you have not 
visited personally. No limit on the number of cats is DEFINITELY a red flag. 

Beth
Dont Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org   

--- On Fri, 2/25/11, Lorrie <felineres...@kvinet.com> wrote:

From: Lorrie <felineres...@kvinet.com>
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Sanctuaries
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Date: Friday, February 25, 2011, 8:57 AM

On 02-24, Susan Hoffman wrote:

> This is the problem with most "sanctuaries."  It's a flawed
> business model.  A "sanctuary" by definition offers lifetime care
> So they fill up fast and, as the population ages, become more and
> more expensive to maintain.  And usually the people who try to
> start sanctuaries keep taking in new animals, sometimes because
> they need the surrender fee to keep the operation running and
> sometimes because they simply have a hard time saying "no." This is
> just not a sustainable model.

I've been looking at on-line sanctuaries because we are old now,
(78 and 88) and I need a place for my cats to go when we depart
this earth.

Do any of you know about Caboodle Ranch in northern Florida??
It looks great on line, but could still be pretty bad as they
certainly won't be taking pictures that make it look anything less
than wonderful!

They only charge $150. per cat, and say they have no limit as to
the number they can take and this raises a red flag to me.

If any of you people in the northern Florida area have any info
about Caboodle please let me know.

Lorrie  


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