I like hearng about people's experiences on this sanctuary/shelter/will/caretaker sort of thing. It's very illuminating.
And I just have to say, well said Kelley on the PETA thing. They creep me out! Share something interesting today. --------------------------- www.twitter.com/smallspark --------------------------- On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 11:52 PM, Kelley Saveika <moonv...@gmail.com> wrote: > As far as the original article goes, it was an article by PETA, which I > trust about as far as I can kick a plastic grocery bag (not far, have you > ever tried it)? > > PETA operates a "shelter" with a 97% kill rate and had employees caught > disposing of animal carcasses in dumpsters after having gone to other > shelters and gotten the animals out and promised to find them homes. They > were not charged with cruelty but were fined for illegal dumping or > something of that nature. > > Ingrid Newkirk has advocated killing animals as a means to not having to > worry about them. > > PETA believes we should not have house pets and should just enjoy looking > at > animals from a distance. > > They gave President Obama a humane fly trap since they saw him kill a fly > on > TV. > > I think they are nutty as fruit cakes. > > On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 10:47 PM, Kelley Saveika <moonv...@gmail.com> > wrote: > > > The IRS has gotten rid of the advanced ruling period. > > > > http://www.irs.gov/charities/charitable/article/0,,id=185568,00.html > > > > > > On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 7:19 PM, Natalie <at...@optonline.net> wrote: > > > >> I don't know what the requirement is to qualify as a "sanctuary" or the > >> number of animals in care (probably none), the most important ruling is > >> being publicly and NOT privately supported. There's a one year advance > >> ruling period, in which you must prove that there was support from the > >> public, then one is granted permanent status. > >> I always question the word "sanctuary" - Audubon has opened their > >> sanctuaries in many places to bowhunting...some sanctuary! > >> > >> > > > -- > Rescuties - Saving the world, one cat at a time. > > http://www.rescuties.org > > Vist the Rescuties stores and save a kitty life! > > http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/redirect-home?tag=rescuties-20 > > http://www.zazzle.com/rescuties* > > Buy or renew magazines and help our kitties! > http://www.magfundraising.com/rescuties > > Please help Trooper! > > http://rescuties.chipin.com/trooper > > > "And it is the most divisive incivility to tell true animal lovers they > can’t complain about it, that they can’t fight for the animals, that they > should sit down and shut up and allow the killing to continue." > > - Nathan Winograd > _______________________________________________ > 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