I don't ask them if they have cable TV.  I just give them food.

On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 4:19 PM, Natalie <at...@optonline.net> wrote:

> We are all supportive of anyone who rescues, deals with unwanted and/or
> sick
> cats, fills their homes with discarded animals!  I cannot tolerate people
> who are hypocritical about animals; pretending to love them, and then give
> them up at the drop of a hat even if it means abandoning them outside to
> fend for themselves!
> Here's one I just got this alert; perfect example:
> A rescue friend told me that the place in Queens where she buys her pet
> supplies found a cat left in a carrier outside his door this AM.  She is
> about 2 years old, extremely friendly, seems healthy and is DECLAWED. Her
> coat is a luxurious shiny black. He is calling her Sophia.  She has to stay
> in a cage until he finds her a home.  If you know anyone who might like to
> help this baby, please call or text 917 689 8414 No pic available at this
> time.
> There are other ways of dealing with not being able to care for your
> animal.
> My husband and I supply a woman with cat food and litter for her 3 cats
> because she can't afford it, or else we would have to take her cats into
> our
> home.  My question to someone who claims that they have no money to buy cat
> food is "do you have cable TV?"  The response has often been "Yes, but....I
> need it."
> -----Original Message-----
> From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
> [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Edna Taylor
> Sent: Friday, August 05, 2011 4:19 PM
> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] No Good Rotten People!
> Unfortunately, as has been proven by a few cruelty cases here in Texas,
> giving away pets on Craigslist is a recipe for disaster.  Case in point
> (no,
> I will not post the article here) but there was a man in San Antonio who
> appeared to be loving and caring, he "adopted" three free cats from CL and
> all there of their lives ended in a horrible fashion.
> I have been in rescue for over 15 years, I have seen what lies beneath the
> and I have seen what unimaginable cruelty people are capable of.  Sorry to
> get off topic here with these posts and I know that many of you are not in
> rescue but what has been seen cannot be unseen and what I now know can
> never
> be forgotten.
> As to Nathan Winograd, my only objection to his book is him saying there is
> no pet overpopulation problem.  I have a house full of cats that prove
> otherwise.  Anyone who has TNR'd a feral colony would argue otherwise and I
> have one cat in my house that I have marketed the cr*p out of but I have
> not
> gotten one hit on her.  There IS a pet overpopulation problem and no-kill
> begins with NO BIRTH.
> Okay, I will get off my soapbox now.  Again, my apologies for getting off
> topic.
> Edna Taylor
> Texas Siamese Rescue
> > From: moonv...@gmail.com
> > Date: Fri, 5 Aug 2011 14:59:04 -0500
> > To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] No Good Rotten People!
> >
> > According to studies, giving away cats and dogs does not make the person
> > value them any less. I paid $5 for my Missy and she is priceless - there
> is
> > not enough money in the world to make me give her up. Giving away cats
> > and dogs, when followup and education can be done, is a great way to find
> > homes for more animals.
> >
> > Have you ever read Revolution by Nathan Winograd? It talks a lot about
> this
> > stuff. I'm a pretty strong no-kill advocate.
> >
> > On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 1:17 PM, D.S.Louis <delain...@yahoo.com> wrote:
> >
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