On 09-08, dlg...@windstream.net wrote: > I WOULD NOT GO TO HUMANE SOCIETY, ESPECIALLY IF ANY OF MY CATS ARE > FELV OR FIV POSITIVE. THEY WOULD PUT THEM TO SLEEP WITHOUT EVEN > TRYING TO FIND A HOME WILLING TO TAKE THEM.
None of my cats are FelV or FIV, but our humane society here sucks. Pardon the expression. There are only about 8 active members and they all love dogs. Cats are totally ignored. I joined years ago, but dropped out when I found out how little help they give cats. Lorrie > ---- Bonnie Hogue <ho...@sonic.net> wrote: > > If money isn't the problem, why not contact the Humane Society > > or another non-profit animal organization. You could leave your > > property to the organization with the stipulation that your > > animals be cared for (and you could define what that means). If > > you are wealthy enough, you may even provide a salary to a care > > taker. When the animals are gone from the world, then the > > property conveys to the organization. Thoughts being (a) they > > are organized enough to handle such a thing, (b) they are ethical > > enough not to 'off the kitties' to get the 'goodies' and (c) as > > an organization it takes the worry out of finding someone because > > they are set up, trained and should be very willing to do this. > > I'd talk with them (whomever you think is appropriate). For most > > of us, it is not just finding a trustworthy care giver, it's > > having enough money to provide for them and the cats. If you > > have property (and other wealth) this could make all the > > difference for your feline family. I don't know about you, but I > > always feel "nobody loves them like I do"...which may be true, > > but to ensure they're cared for is a burden relieved. ~Bonnie > > _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org