Truer words were never spoken.  I'm not overly fond of most humans
who are not only misinformed, but are far more destructive than cats.


On 02-02, katskat1 wrote:
>    AMEN!
>    Kat
>    On Saturday, February 2, 2013, Lee Evans wrote:
>    There is so much nonsense, mythology and prejudice going around when it
>    comes to diseases in general, whether cat, dog or human that it's a
>    wonder any of us survive the ignorance rather than the disease. An
>    acquaintance of mine was told by a licensed veterinarian that she
>    needed to have her healthy FIV+ cat euthanized because humans can catch
>    it from cats. Meow? My tenant, when I had a rent house, insisted that
>    FIV was highly contagious but FeLv was NOT. Tail backwards. People to
>    this day refuse to hug a person who is living with HIV but will shake
>    hands with someone who has a horrid head cold and get all chummy with
>    people who are coughing all over the air.
>    Many veterinarians seem not to like cats to the point of finding
>    reasons to put them to death. Others are simply too lazy to study new
>    theories of medicine. In some cases, we have not traveled more than
>    inches away from dancing around the bonfire to banish evil spirits as a
>    cure for illness.
>    Finally, we are now being treated to amazingly inflated statistics from
>    almost comic studies that produced the startling news that cats kill
>    rats and mice. Who would have thought!! Not just some rats and mice
>    but toss in moles, voles and gophers, not to mention those things with
>    wings that mostly fly.  Stir with a hefty dose of sensationalism due to
>    a slow news day, and you come up with BILLIONS of small mammals and
>    birds being slaughtered and exterminated by feral cats. Please don't
>    mention though that humans  have hunted dozens of species to extinction
>    just to have a head to hang on the wall or a rug for the floor, or as a
>    way to stop male sexual dysfunction, or to carve into little statues or
>    furniture (elephants) or just as a lovely delicacy to eat at a way
>    overpriced fancy restaurant. (shark fin soup and other disgusting
>    dishes). Sometimes it seems like humans will kill everything from
>    snails to whales for the most trivial or ridiculous reason. However,
>    just let it be known that cats kill mice and rats for a living and you
>    have panic in the streets. Ah well, time to get off my soap box and go
>    to bed.
>    Spay and Neuter your cats and dogs and your weird relatives and nasty
>    neighbors too!

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