This reminds me of a cartoon I cut out and put on my 'fridge. The planet Earth is sitting on a doctor's exam table. The doctor stands nearby looking at the chart and saying, " The bad news is you have advanced case humans...The good news is they've about run their course and you should be on the mend soon." Ha!
-----Original Message----- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of dlg...@windstream.net Sent: Wednesday, September 14, 2011 1:37 PM To: email@example.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Geese & Pigeons aS A RACE, AREN'T WE A BUNCH. mAYBE THE ANIMALS SHOULD RISE UP AND DO THE SAME TO US. I AM STILL TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHY GOD I SO PATIENT WITH US. IF I WERE HE, I WOULD HAVE PUT AN END TO ALL A LONG TIME AGO. But then, I guess that is why I am not God, my patience runs thin very fast. ---- Natalie <at...@optonline.net> wrote: > I love Canada geese, they care for their babies together, with other > family members babysitting, etc. - not like ducks...poor mom duck has > up to 12 babies, and no mate in sight. Almost all usually are lost. > > -----Original Message----- > From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org > [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Lorrie > Sent: Wednesday, September 14, 2011 7:19 AM > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Geese & Pigeons > > When we lived in the country on a pond we had Canada geese, and we > learned to tell them apart by the markings on their masks. They are > extremely intelligent, as well as being elegant beautiful birds. We really loved them. > I am sickened now by the knowledge that they are being "rounded up" as > the DNR calls its, because of people building houses and golf courses > on lakes that have always been the habitat of the geese. The rounds > ups are done when the geese are molting and therefore flightless, and > I was nearly arrested from interfering in one of those horrible round > ups, where they are herded the terrified geese into pens and then gassed them. > > I've never witnessed a pigeon shoot, but I've read about them and they > are barbaric and cruel. I'm glad the Hegins shoot has ended, but I'm > sure there are more elsewhere. How people can enjoy such a "sport" > says a lot about the makeup of humans. We are the most cruel beings on the face of the earth! > > Lorrie > > > On 09-13, Natalie wrote: So do Canada geese (mate for life). We > > live on a pond, and they spend a lot of time here. We feed > > them, so they don't go on neighbors' properties, bothering them. > > We actually recognize them every year because of certain > > markings, etc. When one loses a mate, they stay alone. I'm not > > sure if they ever find another life-mate or not. > > > > I used to go to the Hegins (PA) Pigeon Shoots to protest. > > It was sick. Families having picnics, while their "menfolk" > > shot at pigeons that had been confined without food and water in > > dark little traps for days- they were released, totally > > disoriented, in sudden bright sdaylight. They could hardly fly > > up, they were so weak. Then these brave men would take potshots > > at them. Some injured pigeons were able to fly off, land on > > roofs and fields, dying a slow death. Others fell right down, > > flopping on the ground until teen boys nonchalantly sauntered > > over to them, swung them by their necks, either broke their > > necks, or ripped their heads off. One kid threw a decapitated > > pigeon at me. We had a tent set up with volunteer veterinarians > > and wildlife rehabbers to treat the injured birds or euthanize > > them humanely. > > > > It was like in Roman times, a bunch of degenerate, bored, and blood > > lusty people amusing themselves. > > > > Hegins Pigeon Shoot is no more, but there are still others! > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > 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 _______________________________________________ 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