You should tell her to tell her friend that she needs to come out of the dark 
ages and stop believing that old wives tale about cats smothering babies.  I 
can just see a cat put one paw over a baby's nose and then a paw over it's 
mouth with the intention of smothering it.  And about the whole licking the 
babies mouth to get the milk, that's crap but even it was true the baby can 
still breath out of it's nose.  I just can't see how it's possible for a cat to 
smother a baby.  And cat's can't suck so they can't suck the breath from the 
baby.  And even if they could suck the baby's lungs are stronger and bigger 
than a cat's so it wouldn't be able to suck enough breath out of it to smother 
it.  Tell your friend she shouldn't hang around such stupid people.

“I am not interested to know whether vivisection produces results that are 
profitable to the human race or doesn’t….the pain which it inflicts upon 
unconsenting animals is the basis of my enmity toward it, and it is to me 
sufficient justification of the enmity without looking further.” – Mark Twain

> Date: Fri, 5 Aug 2011 15:40:57 -0700
> From:
> To:
> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] No Good Rotten People!
> I don't get that either, I have a friend of a friend who is looking to get 
> rid of her 12 yr old cats becuase they are having a baby and she just can't 
> take that chance of the cats smothering the child, while I'm sure it has 
> happened to people, come on, my cat was more scared of my daughter as a baby 
> than anything, and never touched her bottle, there are things you can do, but 
> I guess her mum is just persistant in her getting these cats out of her 
> house. It just sickens me, where are these cats supposed to find homes when 
> there are hundreds of "babies" waiting to be adpoted, and as we all know, 
> people love baby animals but once there older, they get the boot, i cannot 
> stand people like that. My animals are my children you know? 
> From: Lorrie <>
> To:
> Sent: Friday, August 5, 2011 10:14 AM
> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] No Good Rotten People!
> On 08-04, Natalie wrote:
> > I hate people (except us) you know how cowardly and cruel
> > people are? They bring their cats/dogs to surrender at a shelter
> > and claim that they are strays...a 14-yr old cat was just brought
> > to a NY shelter, healthy but with a slight sniffle - how can anyone
> > do that?  What kind of horrible race are we?  Baby comes, cat or
> > dog get tossed out; a dog comes, the cat is's a
> > throw-away-society!
> > 
> __________________________________-
> Natalie, How well I understand what you are saying. Because of my
> rescue work I've begun to hate most people too.  I've rescued cats
> all my life, and I've seen this over and over again.  People think
> nothing of abandoning their old, pregnant or unwanted cats. I am
> ashamed to say I'm a member of the human race!
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