The few truly good sanctuaries that I have encountered have been small operations with multiple humans living on site.
--- On Fri, 2/25/11, Carmen Conklin <cwshel...@wildblue.net> wrote: > From: Carmen Conklin <cwshel...@wildblue.net> > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Sanctuaries > To: email@example.com > Date: Friday, February 25, 2011, 2:26 PM > If you are considering any sanctuary > for your animals, please visit that > sanctuary personally to see how the animals are cared for > and if it is what > it says it is. Our special needs sanctuary for felines has > five very nice > buildings and a brand new large sixth building is being > completed or will be > by March. It will have a clinic room for our med tech > and spay/neuter > clinics, a storage bay, overnight guest 'apartment' for > volunteers who come > and help us and room for cats. The PETA report on the S.C. > sanctuary is > horrific and it also gives the word 'sanctuary' a bad rap. > We need more > positive stories. Just be sure to visit if you take > an animal to any so > called 'sanctuary. It is very important. We always tell > people to come > either first, or take the kitty home with you if we are not > the fit for your > cat. It is the staff that makes the difference for us, the > board and our > volunteers as well. We have a couple cats coming from > a so-called 'rescue' > (gone bad) and the animal welfare groups we are working > with are doing what > they can for the animals. The cats have been kept i 1.2 x2' > cages one since > she was 9 weeks old and she is 5 years old now. Needless to > say she is kind > of 'crazy' and adoption challenged. I have never been to > Caboodle Ranch but > there have been many problems there. On Facebook you will > find a lot of > information from Caboodles Angels, all who have taken a cat > there and it > went missing very quickly.. > Carmen and furs at Rustic Hollow Shelter. > www.rustichollowshelter.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