Wouldn't surprise me. Some of the AC's around here send animals to these places 
to keep their euthanasia rates down. Really sad. Animals would be better off 
being put down

Maureen Olvey <molvey...@hotmail.com> wrote:

>I thought he did take in ferals at his ranch.  Ones that were pulled from 
>animal control or had to be relocated.  Heard that years ago so I'm not sure.
>“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: Tue, 6 Mar 2012 23:17:08 -0500
>From: g...@optonline.net
>To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
>Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] caboodle ranch - other side of the story links
>I know many people who do TNR and have dedicated volunteers taking care of 
>them, even trapping for vet visits. Personally, I don’t like some of the ways 
>that TNR cats are provided or NOT provided for.  Some groups spay cats and 
>release them almost immediately, even in freezing weather (when it is a known 
>fact that healing is seriously hindered) , and such consequences as 
>infections, and even disembowelment due to ruptures.Yes, one should expect 
>cats at such a ranch to be provided with medical care!I can’t even imagine how 
>many people are required to seriously care for 700 cats!Natalie From: 
>[mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Marta Gasper
>Sent: Tuesday, March 06, 2012 10:26 PM
>To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
>Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] caboodle ranch - other side of the story links 
><<consider how many times TNR's put domestic cats back on the street if there 
>were feeders? (I'm not one of them, but consider that, before condemning the 
>guy.)>> You mean the policy of returning cats to a feral colony if the colony 
>has a feeder?..how that fits into this situation? TNR is for ferals not 
>housecats.Though in some cases_such as mine I trap cats on the loose, ferals 
>or not. If feral they go to a feral colony, if not I try to find owner, 
>education goes so far, most people will want to keep the cat in/out but at 
>least the cat is neutered now and won't be making more. If possible I take in 
>the cat, list as found and if it is not claimed I put him up for 
>adoption_taking in all tame cats is just not possible but I do try to bring in 
>the declaweds and kittens._ I don't just abandon the cat out there, I make 
>sure it has shelter and a feeder.I know very well this is considered cruel by 
>a sector of the pop and that's ok, we all have a right to our opinion.  But I 
>don't understand how this fits with Caboodle, you mean because he had all 
>these cats roaming the property and they weren't taken care of? If so I would 
>say that since he said Caboodle was a sanctuary that implies the cats are to 
>be taken care of, if sick taken to a vet etc._Very different from a feral 
>colony where the intentions are the same but  nobody wants a colony of sick 
>cats and yet there are ferals that will die rather than walk in a trap; I know 
>I had one of these. We tried for half a year to trap him and in his last 
>months it was evident that he would have had to be euthanized. We just could 
>not, and one day we found him dead. It happens often and makes caretakers feel 
>awful. A sanctuary OTOH is expected to treat each and every cat. A sanctuary 
>is not just a place to leave a pet, walk away and forget all about it. That is 
>why a person is expected to fund the cat care. Granted some of the cats could 
>have been dumped at the place and no money to support them. But it wasn't the 
>majority, and if CG couldn't afford them did he ask rescues to take them? I 
>don't know that, I can't side with either story but just wanted to comment on 
>that remark abt TNR and how it fit with the CR situation, I think it 
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