I've been at it for 20 years in August, on a large scale, but have rescued cats all my life, starting with being influenced by my parents who encouraged us to never look the other way.
I absolutely agree - some people shouldn't breed! From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Lee Evans Sent: Saturday, June 30, 2012 6:28 PM To: email@example.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Section 1983 After years in rescue, I'm so cynical that I truly believe if you did all the killing of cats and dogs on a large stage in a see-through dome, some people would view it as entertainment while the majority would hurry by, averting their eyes and telling themselves that it's just a movie, it doesn't really exist, it's not so bad, it's only animals and they don't have a soul anyway, according to most religions, or some other myth. They would acclimate to the situation and soon it would be like everything else in our lovely Society. People passing by the homeless and maybe throwing a couple of coins in a hat, people ignoring automobile alarms, people closing their windows when their neighbors are fighting to the point of violence, people voting against clean air, clean water, natural food because they are so afraid of Big Industry raising the prices of candy bars, LuLuPop cereal, iPads and iPhones. People sticking their heads in the sand and mumbling "Just Say No" when the idea of birth control for teenagers comes up and people wanting that cute designer kitten to match the living room sofa or that pure bred dog they think they can breed to make a fortune off the puppies by selling them at the side of the highway. This is so depressing I would advise you take a Prozac after reading it. Spay and Neuter your cats and dogs and your weird relatives and nasty neighbors too! _____ From: Natalie <at...@optonline.net> To: firstname.lastname@example.org Sent: Saturday, June 30, 2012 5:00 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Section 1983 Whenever people say that, I tell them what it really is: The miracle of death! First of all, the cat will most likely have the kittens at night, when they're away, in school....and when they say that they get good homes for the kittens, how can they honestly reinforce the absolute need for spaying/neutering to the adopters when the example they set was the exact opposite? And for every kitten that is allowed to be born and a home found, a rescue kitten will die because homes are so scarce. -----Original Message----- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Lorrie Sent: Saturday, June 30, 2012 5:35 PM To: email@example.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Section 1983 Oh how very true. I wish the people who don't neuter and spay could all see this!!! I get so sick of people who let their cats have kittens so they can witness the miracle of life! How I wish their kids could watch all those precious cats and kittens being killed!!!!!! Lorrie On 06-29, Natalie wrote: > Exposing the killing horrors to the public is the best way to call > attention to it; as the saying goes, if shelters had to kill animals > in glass houses in town squares, they would stop doing it - if it's > out of sight, out of mind, and easily swept under the rug., it will > continue! People must become aware of it, mandatory spay/neuter laws > must be passed, and legislators must stop taking money and be > continually influenced by lobbyists who want nothing more than to stop > it - breeders, many veterinarians, and hunting groups (YES, would you > believe?) and many more you would never suspect, are against any spay/neuter legislation! But it's the ONLY answer! > > Natalie =^..^= > > > > P.S. > > Maybe all of the rescuers in this group who have ideas, should take > this offline..let's put our heads together! > > It can be done! _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org
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