Thatis why we all end up with 7,8,12 cats. You can't trust people to do what they say they will. So you end up keeping them. Also by the time you get them healthy, you are toooooo attached to let them go.
---- Edna Taylor <taylore...@msn.com> wrote: > > See, that is why I have a hard time fostering anymore, I DON'T know where > they will end up or what will happen. I rescued two beautiful Flame Point > Himis from the Houston SPCA and they were SOOOOOOOOO skinny and, of course, > had ringworm. Well, after 3 months of nursing them back to health and > getting to know how special they were, I finally adopted them out to a home > that I assumed was really good and, all things considered, it IS a good home; > however, they let them outside and one of them was taken by an owl. My rules > are very clear, no declawing, no outside, no dumping them at a shelter or > giving them away, but people don't listen and do what they want to do. I > know we have all gotten the call "hey, I found this cat, she/he is starving, > has a bunch of health problems and the microchip comes back to your group" > and when you call the adopter, they will not answer your calls or emails. > > One more story about trusting people. A local rescue group her got a call > from the shelter telling them that someone turned in one of their cats > (microchipped) and come to find out, it was the FOSTER who took the cat to > the shelter. Hard to trust anyone these days :( > > > > Date: Fri, 5 Aug 2011 14:30:17 -0400 > > From: at...@optonline.net > > To: email@example.com > > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] No Good Rotten People! > > > > You have to admit, those are unusual cases, where people REALLY have allergy > > problems, or moving and can't take pets - but most wait until a week or two > > before leaving. Yes, I agree about "some" rescue groups, but also seldom > > happens - some may be a bit judgmental, but probably for very good reason. > > With getting daily updates from NYC of the kill-list for the next day, I am > > at the point of not looking at the pictures but just passing them on with > > the hope that at least one of them can be saved! Reading the surrender notes > > on their cards is heartbreaking and unconscionable! We had one adopter bring > > back two cats adopted from us as kittens, from Michigan! Others, we never > > hear from, and I worry about them. I stay in touch with MOST adopters! > > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org > > [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Kelley Saveika > > Sent: Friday, August 05, 2011 12:48 PM > > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] No Good Rotten People! > > > > In all honesty, I have found MANY people in rescue to be horribly cruel and > > judgmental - towards OTHER PEOPLE, particularly other people in rescue. > > Rescue is a cutthroat business and not for the faint of heart. There's > > always someone ready to kick you when you're down, say you are not doing > > something right because you aren't doing what they would do, etc etc etc. > > I've seen rescue groups purposely try to run other rescue groups out of > > rescue. (This is not directed towards anyone here, just what I think > > whenever I see an "I hate people" thread.) In contrast, MOST of my adopters > > have been lovely people. We did have a couple who moved to NYC and had a > > baby who was allergic to the cats (and you can ask all the questions on a > > form you want, when it comes down to it you don't know what people will do) > > and they bothered to contact us instead of sending the cats off to the > > pound. We made arrangements for them to be picked up (they paid half) and > > delivered back to us safely. > > > > On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 9:14 AM, Lorrie <felineres...@frontier.com> wrote: > > > > > On 08-04, Natalie wrote: > > > > > > > I hate people (except us)....do 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 abandoned...it'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. 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