Re: Hideyo's court case 19th??

2005-12-09 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
One way to help might be to help financially with legal fees if Hideyo can find someone experienced but they do not agree to take the case pro bono. I would be willing to send some money. I will commit to pay for minimum two hours legal fees--more if poss/nec. depending on the hourly rate. It

RE: Hideyo's court case 19th??

2005-12-09 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Also, Michelle, heres the intent statement of the ordinance: 9-2-1-1 SHORT TITLE AND LEGISLATIVE INTENT. (A) This article shall be known and may be cited as the Albuquerque Animal Services Ordinance. (B) It is the intent of the City Council that enactment of this article will

RE: Hideyo's court case 19th??

2005-12-09 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Oh.. did I say I was going to plead guilty? If so, I am sorry, I meant, not guilty The irony is that the city gave me a permit in April 2004 for the same number of the animals I requested the officer who was in charge of giving the permit apparently ignored the very stupid part of the

RE: Hideyo's court case 19th??

2005-12-09 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Let me tell you how uneducated NM is when coming to care of animals you will just be amazed.You dont know how many kitties I ended up taking because of irresponsible and stupid people who leave their animals behind when they move out.. and they did not even neuter or spay them.some leave

RE: Hideyo's court case 19th??

2005-12-09 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Oh.. Presto you are so sweet and I appreciate your offer but it will be impossible to find homes for all my cats I have so many.. I hate to mention the number, but I do. I dont know anyone else who has as many as I do and most of them are feral cats and they will not do well if they

OT: HELP: PLS PRAY for my Hannibal

2005-12-09 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Hi, I am thinking of taking him to my vet to have them pull his tooth tomorrow morning -- again, he is an older boy, and has a kidney problem (or had), and heart murmur.. the vet thinks he has FIP due to high level of globulin (very high..) which by the way I dont think he has.. Anyway,,

RE: Hideyo's court case 19th??

2005-12-09 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Hi, Michelle, I got the voice mail and left a message, I hope someone will call me back thank you!! From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, December 08, 2005 4:54 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: Hideyo's

RE: Hideyo's court case 19th??

2005-12-09 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Michelle again thank you for your offer but no worry for now---I just talked to ALDF person and she is faxing me the past pleading cases regarding limiting the number of animal cases.. she did not think there are anyone in NM in terms of an animal activity lawyer.. but my boyfriend might

RE: Hideyo's court case 19th??

2005-12-09 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Oh,, Michelle, again, thank you so much for your offer - I am so grateful for everyone being so generous and concerned I am going to do everything I can so that I can win on 12/19 if not, I guess I will worry then, right? I once found a fortune cookie.. saying that never trouble

Re: OT: HELP: PLS PRAY for my Hannibal

2005-12-09 Thread Tad Burnett
Yes...I went through the same thing with my vet...Didn't want to sedate because of his age...But his father had the same thing years earlier and ended up with cancer in the jaw and had to be PTSI didn't want to go through that again and said I would risk it to get the bad tooth out As

Re: Hideyo's court case 19th??

2005-12-09 Thread Lernermichelle
I was in MA for 10 years, but moved back to NJ this summer. MA is pretty amazing in many ways, legally. Though pretty horrible in other ways (the Romney administration is pretty awful, and believe it or not MA has the worst (of all states and DC) participation rate in the Food Stamp program

Re: Advice please

2005-12-09 Thread TenHouseCats
what about new kittens born into the colony, or outsiders coming in? if it's a controlled colony, i agree--it's the newly abandoned house cats, new babies, etc that i worry about. (well, i WORRY about them all) you're right tho, if everyone's been altered, and it's a colony vs just

Re: OT:help with my dilemma

2005-12-09 Thread Presto
Jenn, I love writing too. I'd love to read any stories you've written, if you have time to send them. I only write nonfiction stories, having no talent in fiction. Presto - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday,

Re: Hideyo's court case 19th??

2005-12-09 Thread Lernermichelle
Hideyo, Glad to hear you are not pleading guilty. If they gave you the permits in prior years, I think you need to talk to your boyfriend about making the following two arguments as well, in addition to challenging the rational basis for the ordinance itself: 1) equitable estoppel-- this

Re: Hideyo's court case 19th??

2005-12-09 Thread Lernermichelle
ok. The intent definitely helps, for two reasons: one, you are not violating the intent and are in fact furthering it, and two, it helps to show that their formula for deciding the number of animals has no rational basis and does not have any relation to the intent of the statute. But you

Re: OT: HELP: PLS PRAY for my Hannibal

2005-12-09 Thread Presto
I agree with Tad, that very light, short-term sedation can be used, and that the alternative risk of leaving the tooth in is best avoided. How old is Hannibal, approximately? Presto - Original Message - From: Tad Burnett To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent:

Re: Hideyo's court case 19th??

2005-12-09 Thread Presto
I didn't know about the problems with the welfare agency. The problems with the Romney admin don't surprise me. Why did those dopes elect him in?! (Yes,we voted--but not for him.) And, yes, MA certainly does have its problems. But, as you pointed out, it contrasts well with other states.

Re: Hideyo's court case 19th??

2005-12-09 Thread Presto
 Michelle, this is fabulous. Very good information to know. I've printed it and tucked it in a cat file, in case anyone I know (or Ev and I) get into a similar predicament in the future. I won't quote your name, so as not to get you into trouble. Can you still practice law in MA, although

OT:CROSS POST..Newnan, GA.-Newnan-Coweta Humane Soc - BLIND KITTEN...

2005-12-09 Thread TatorBunz
CROSS POSTING! Please help me spread the word about this baby!! This absolutely breaks my heart!!! Shelter Rescue [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Date: Wed, 07 Dec 2005 10:11:09 -0500From: Shelter Rescue [EMAIL PROTECTED] Julie, Didn't know if you had another picked out to replace the orange

Re: Advice please

2005-12-09 Thread felv
New kittens born to the colony will be exposed by the other cats. If they took one FELV+ out before because of illness, and now they have this one that has tested positive too, it's likely that several of the others also have FELV. Unless they have the means to trap every cat in the colony and

RE: HELP: PLS PRAY for my Hannibal

2005-12-09 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Title: Message Dear Hideyo I'm sending all good wishes and positive vibes for sweet Hannibal...perhaps by now he has had his tooth pulled? Please let us know how he's doing when you have time... love and hugs to you both, Kerry -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: HELP: PLS PRAY for my Hannibal

2005-12-09 Thread TenHouseCats
he -- and you --haven't left my GLOW list! -- MaryChristine AIM / YAHOO: TenHouseCats MSN: [EMAIL PROTECTED] ICQ: 289856892

Re: HELP: PLS PRAY for my Hannibal

2005-12-09 Thread Presto
Title: Message May I add a little humor? Sometimes in traumatized times, a little humor helps. You might want to have Hannibal's tooth saved. I have a tooth collection. Whenever a dental is done on one of our cats--and many, many have been done--I have the extracted teeth saved. The

Re: Now Prayers for Buffy and Questions

2005-12-09 Thread Nina
Tad, How is Buffy doing today? N Tad Burnett wrote: It never rains but it poursToday Buffy is not acting herself... She also came from AW and from early records she was pulled at the same day and very similar condition...Vet recommended PTSI even wonder if they are litter mates...

Re: HELP: PLS PRAY for my Hannibal

2005-12-09 Thread Nina
Imagine if you'd been paying out tooth-fairy style for all those teeth! (Actually I guess you have, the vet bills must be enormous at your house!). I like the idea of using the whiskers on ceramic kitties :) . Maybe you could give them as a thank you gift for donations to the cause... and with

Re: HELP: PLS PRAY for my Hannibal

2005-12-09 Thread Presto
Nina, you just gave me a really big, guffawing laugh that made me cough. (Everett knows that when I laugh like that, I am truly, deeply amused.) Geez, you're great. And with $50 or more, you get a ceramic kitty with authentic fallen whiskers. I love it. Would I could. We don't get

Re: HELP: PLS PRAY for my Hannibal

2005-12-09 Thread Terri Brown
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Re: Now Prayers for Buffy and Questions

2005-12-09 Thread Tad Burnett
So far it seems to be good news for Buffy She was never an active cat like Callie ... It can't say for sure if the meds worked that quickly or if it was the loss of Callie that caused her to be shy and not eat... One of my other cats seemed to get back to their old self in just a few hours

RE: HELP: PLS PRAY for my Hannibal

2005-12-09 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Title: Message I thought of a second to ask for it back.. then, I started concentrated on his recovery, then I forgot.. I do keep whiskers of my cats.. I just dont know which cats it belongs to, since I have so many,, and I keep finding on the floor. From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

RE: HELP: PLS PRAY for my Hannibal

2005-12-09 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Title: Message Yes! I was so nervous.. but I waited by his side the entire time.. now he is painful tooth free!! Thank you for all your prayers! From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On

RE: HELP: PLS PRAY for my Hannibal

2005-12-09 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Title: Message That'sso good to hear!How does he seem--is he a little dazed still? But otherwise ok? Kerry -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Hideyo YamamotoSent: Friday, December 09, 2005 4:13 PMTo: felvtalk@felineleukemia.orgSubject:

FW: nuisance ordinances

2005-12-09 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Hi, I got this from ALDF - very interesting.. I am just forwarding this to you in case you guys find it interesting.. -Original Message- From: ALDF Info [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, December 09, 2005 11:11 AM To: Hideyo Yamamoto Subject: RE: nuisance ordinances Hi Ishideyo,

RE: HELP: PLS PRAY for my Hannibal

2005-12-09 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Title: Message Thank you! No, he is wide awake, walking around and running away from me J --- I usually ask them not to use any sedatives (injectables) for my cats when they go through surgery.. and usually, by the time I drive them back home (in 20 min or so) they are running around I

Re: HELP: PLS PRAY for my Hannibal

2005-12-09 Thread Presto
Title: Message Hah! Yup, that's the way it goes. If you find a whisker close to where the cat has been sleeping regularly, you can hope it's that cat's. But it's hard to tell. - Original Message - From: Hideyo Yamamoto To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday,

Re: HELP: PLS PRAY for my Hannibal

2005-12-09 Thread Nina
Hooray for Hannibal! I'm so pleased to hear he came through so well. Don't forget to let us know when he starts eating better! N Hideyo Yamamoto wrote: Message Yes! I was so nervous.. but I waited by his side the entire time.. now he is painful tooth

Re: HELP: PLS PRAY for my Hannibal

2005-12-09 Thread Terri Brown
Excellent news! T - Original Message - From: Nina To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, December 09, 2005 6:09 PM Subject: Re: HELP: PLS PRAY for my Hannibal Hooray for Hannibal! I'm so pleased to hear he came through so well. Don't forget to let

RE: HELP: PLS PRAY for my Hannibal

2005-12-09 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Title: Message I sure will --- he does not like very much right now or rather is afraid of me.. but when he starts feeling better, I know he will love me again! From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Nina Sent: Friday, December 09, 2005 4:10 PM To:

Re: HELP: PLS PRAY for my Hannibal

2005-12-09 Thread PEC2851
In a message dated 12/9/05 5:47:43 P.M. Eastern Standard Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: .. I do keep whiskers of my cats.. I also have a "Whisker Jar"!! Patti

RE: Hideyo's court case 19th??

2005-12-09 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Thank you, Michelle The only problem is that.. the officer who gave me the permit did not give me anything physically I asked for it, and he said that there was not anything he could give it to me physically.. but I know that there are people in the animal services he told that I have

RE: Hideyo's court case 19th??

2005-12-09 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Thank you so much,, its all very helpful.. I will definitely follow your advise. I feel lots of pressure my BF is a lawyer, and he offered to write all the arguments for me (and I actually am the one who is presenting my case) but the time is approaching and he is just so busy.. but I

Cotton

2005-12-09 Thread Dudes
Hi Everyone; I got a second opinion on Cotton's xray of his 2 view abdomen which we got when he was sick almost a month ago. Thevet said thatCotton's liver and kidneys are enlarged, which makes her very suspicious of lymphoma. She said that if this is the case in both his kidneys and liver

Re: OT:CROSS POST..Newnan, GA.-Newnan-Coweta Humane Soc - BLIND KITTEN...

2005-12-09 Thread Nina
Terrie, This little angel's story broke my heart. I know it says that you have to apply for adoption in person, but couldn't someone else adopt her and then have her transported? I don't know why I'm asking, my husband would kill me, if he knew what I was thinking, but I just can't stand to

Re: OT:CROSS POST..Newnan, GA.-Newnan-Coweta Humane Soc - BLIND KITTEN...

2005-12-09 Thread FORGETMENOTPETS
You thinking of taking her Nina?

Re: OT:CROSS POST..Newnan, GA.-Newnan-Coweta Humane Soc - BLIND KITTEN...

2005-12-09 Thread Nina
I'm thinking about it. As understanding as my husband is, and believe me, he's understanding, when I told him her story today, he looked at me with exasperation and asked me to please try and realize I can't change the way the world is. His advice was to focus on the joys instead of the

Re: OT:CROSS POST..Newnan, GA.-Newnan-Coweta Humane Soc - BLIND KITTEN...

2005-12-09 Thread FORGETMENOTPETS
no she is haunting me too I was asking rescue friends if cataracts can be fixed in kittens...

Re: OT:CROSS POST..Newnan, GA.-Newnan-Coweta Humane Soc - BLIND KITTEN...

2005-12-09 Thread FORGETMENOTPETS
I tired to get the white injured cat...the injured pit pup and was too late...

Re: OT:CROSS POST..Newnan, GA.-Newnan-Coweta Humane Soc - BLIND KITTEN...

2005-12-09 Thread Nina
So sad. There are times I don't know how I'll survive the grief of all the little angels that never get a chance. I was wondering about the cataracts too... I've never had a blind, or deaf cat in my home. But then again, there was a time I never had a kitty with felv too. Have you tried to

Re: HELP: PLS PRAY for my Hannibal

2005-12-09 Thread Presto
Hi Patti, I love your snoring catbelow your name! So you keep whiskers, too. Someone should compose an ode to whiskers. "Works of beauty, side by side, sleek along my leg you slide; now discarded on the floor, I'll keep you forevermore" Got it. Here's an idea for a fundraiser. Have a

Re: Cotton

2005-12-09 Thread Presto
Are you using Interferon? Presto - Original Message - From: Dudes To: Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, December 09, 2005 10:04 PM Subject: Cotton Hi Everyone; I got a second opinion on Cotton's xray of his 2 view abdomen which we got when he

Re: OT:CROSS POST..Newnan, GA.-Newnan-Coweta Humane Soc - BLIND KITTEN...

2005-12-09 Thread Presto
That's a good suggestion, Nina. If someone local could adopt her and then transport/ship her to one of us, we could help. I've fosteredblind cats on two occasions. They're wonderful. Nina - Original Message - From: Nina To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent:

Re: OT:CROSS POST..Newnan, GA.-Newnan-Coweta Humane Soc - BLIND KITTEN...

2005-12-09 Thread Presto
Wehave two deaf cats currently. In CA,we fostered and adopted out two deaf cats. One, we adopted out to a deaf lady! She used to give us updates by calling us using a service that translated her typing into a voice. We almost received a third deaf cat this summer, a street cat, but he was

Re: Cotton

2005-12-09 Thread Nina
I don't know Sandy, I don't have any experience with treating lymphoma. Michelle is our resident expert on that, (unfortunately for Michelle). I do know that I've stopped listening so gravely to the prognosis' of vets. Miracles happen every single day and since this is a suspicion and has not

Re: Hideyo's court case 19th??

2005-12-09 Thread Presto
Hi Hideyo, Thank you, and I want to apologize to you. I shouldn't have asked so many questions. But most of all, I should never have suggested that you "not get herself into this situation again" regarding the number of cats you have, in the context of offering to transport them. That was

Re: Cotton

2005-12-09 Thread Presto
Have you had an ultrasound done? Presto - Original Message - From: Nina To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, December 10, 2005 2:26 AM Subject: Re: Cotton I don't know Sandy, I don't have any experience with treating lymphoma. Michelle is our