Re: [Anemia] OT: A poem to those who lost your precious soul

2007-07-18 Thread connie funderburk
Hideyo I truly needed to hear this todayof course, it brought me tears today I am missing my precious Chewy something fierce..next month he will be gone 2 years.oh, how I miss him...it just doesn't seem like 2 years since I held my precious baby this truly touched my

To Caroline: Re: Monkee is gone

2007-07-18 Thread TatorBunz
Caroline, I apologize for being late on my reply back to you. I just recently broke my footif it weren't for bad luck I wouldn't have any. I'm so sorry to hear about your precious angel Monkee. I too know what it's like to be there as well when they leave us. I remember not sleeping for

OT: Severely OT, dog fights and NFL player

2007-07-18 Thread Melissa Lind
I know this is very OT, but I couldn't stop crying on the way to work this morning after hearing this on NPR. I'm very hormonal right now, but I think that this would make anyone livid. What is wrong with these people? What happened to them? I don't understand these actions which there aren't even

RE: 'the jacket'

2007-07-18 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
I would love to see your pix too Jane. Kerryxxx -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of HIDEYO YAMAMOTO Sent: Tuesday, July 17, 2007 11:12 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: 'the jacket' I would love to see the photos -- please

Re: OT: Severely OT, dog fights and NFL player

2007-07-18 Thread Kat
Melissa, There is something you can do - See the PETA Take Action page Tell the Atlanta Falcons to Punt Animal Abusers off the Team! http://getactive.peta.org/campaign/afalcons_vick It IS incomprehensible on so many different levels, and should not be allowed to be white washed or brushed under

RE: OT: Severely OT, dog fights and NFL player for Kat

2007-07-18 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Kat--dumb Q time. I'm signing the petition. Am I supposed to fill in the Arthur Blank CEO section? Why didn't PETA give his name--I assume it's a him. I don't want to send without making sure it goes to the right person. Thanks--Kerry -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

RE: OT: Severely OT, dog fights and NFL player for Kat

2007-07-18 Thread glenda Goodman
Of course, I will sign too. Thanks, Glenda --- MacKenzie, Kerry N. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Kat--dumb Q time. I'm signing the petition. Am I supposed to fill in the Arthur Blank CEO section? Why didn't PETA give his name--I assume it's a him. I don't want to send without making sure it

RE: OT: Severely OT, dog fights and NFL player for Kat

2007-07-18 Thread Kat
Hi Kerry, You're right - it is confusing. On the right hand side it says: Send this message to: * Arthur Blank, CEO So why they didn't put his name in the Dear [ Decision Maker ] is beyond me. Kat (Mew Jersey) On Wed, 18 Jul 2007, MacKenzie, Kerry N. wrote: Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2007 10:26:54

RE: OT: Severely OT, dog fights and NFL player for Kat

2007-07-18 Thread catatonya
Arthur Blank is the owner. Haven't seen this petition, but have emailed the team myself several times since I live in Atlanta. tonya MacKenzie, Kerry N. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Kat--dumb Q time. I'm signing the petition. Am I supposed to fill in the Arthur Blank CEO section? Why didn't

RE: OT: Severely OT, dog fights and NFL player for Kat

2007-07-18 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
The ASPCA's legal team is going after Michael Vick hard. I have confidence in them that they will make a huge example out of him-- as they should. My mom is more of a "dog" person (oh, the irony...) and she's been up in arms since this broke. She'd go after him personally if she could. In the

RE: OT: Severely OT, dog fights and NFL player for Kat

2007-07-18 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Oops I thought Arthur Blank was a fake name--now having googled I realize it's the real name. Sorry for my confusion! -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Kat Sent: Wednesday, July 18, 2007 10:41 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: RE:

RE: OT: Severely OT, dog fights and NFL player

2007-07-18 Thread Melissa Lind
Thanks Kat! I haven't been checking my PETA messages or the website lately, so I missed this one. I feel as though I am at least doing something however small. I too am having a really difficult time not wishing the worst on these barbarians. Yes, it's all about the image. They don't care what

RE: OT: Severely OT, dog fights and NFL player

2007-07-18 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
I think we can be confident that he won't slip through the system. Yes, his legal team will be well-paid for and I hate that, but the Humane Society, ASPCA and PETA are all on top of this. Those are three very powerful organizations who- working together- will be extremely powerful and influential

Re: OT: Severely OT, dog fights and NFL player

2007-07-18 Thread wendy
Hey Melissa, I would say good morning, but I think that might be lost on you right now. I'm sorry you've had such a tough one. I don't do well hearing about those types of atrocities either. I get so angry inside, I don't know what to do with myself. The good news is, this guy is caught,

Re: OT: Severely OT, dog fights and NFL player

2007-07-18 Thread wendy
Hey guys, Another good way to see he gets what's coming to him, in case his case falls through, is to write to the Falcons and tell them you don't want them to renew his contract, or even better, let him go early. Right before football season would be GREAT!!! It will hit him where he'll

RE: OT: Severely OT, dog fights and NFL player

2007-07-18 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Good idea re the sponsor companies Wendy---yup, please send any names you get. Kerry -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of wendy Sent: Wednesday, July 18, 2007 12:27 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: OT: Severely OT, dog fights and

Re: Severely OT, dog fights and NFL player

2007-07-18 Thread Susan Dubose
What a slze. You would think w/ all that money and power people would strive to be part of a solution instead of a big part of the problem. Susan J. DuBose ^..^ www.PetGirlsPetsitting.com www.Tx.SiameseRescue.org www.shadowcats.net As

Re: OT: Severely OT, dog fights and NFL player

2007-07-18 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
This is the direct link from the National Humane Society's website to tell the NFL Commissioner Goodell to suspend Vick. All you have to do is fill in your info and send the email. It then lets your forward the same link to friends' email addresses. It also gives you the option to donate money to

OT: Contact info for Michael Vick, NFL player

2007-07-18 Thread wendy
Here are the companies that Michael Vick is a spokesperson for: Nike: http://niketown.nike.com/niketown/info/privacy.jsp?item=privacy EA Sports: http://www.info.ea.com/company/company_prlist.php Hasbro:

Re: OT: Severely OT, dog fights and NFL player

2007-07-18 Thread wendy
Thank you for this info. Caroline. I'm on it. :) Wendy Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world - indeed it is the only thing that ever has! ~~~ Margaret Meade ~~~ - Original Message From: Caroline Kaufmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] To:

Re: OT: Severely OT, dog fights and NFL player

2007-07-18 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
Wendy- although their ready-made email is very handy, I always like to personalize it. Just in case anyone wants an example of how I thought I could (hopefully) effectively personalize my emailI have pasted mine here. So, do you love itor do you love it?! -Caroline Please suspend

Re: Contact info for Michael Vick, NFL player

2007-07-18 Thread laurieskatz
Good research. THIS is how we can help make a difference. Great advocacy, Wendy. Laurie - Original Message - From: wendy [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, July 18, 2007 11:50 AM Subject: OT: Contact info for Michael Vick, NFL player Here are the

Re: OT: Contact info for Michael Vick, NFL player

2007-07-18 Thread Jane Lyons
Great job getting the information, guys While we're at it, we might ask CNN to loose the vile footage of dog fights. I saw and heard two seconds of it before I could grab the remote. It is so heartbreaking and they are clearly showing it for the sensational aspects. Also, they have a video on

RE: OT: Severely OT, dog fights and NFL player

2007-07-18 Thread Melissa Lind
Thanks Wendy and Caroline! I've been busily typing away to those companies/NFL/Falcons while I should be working :-). I thought your letter was very nice Caroline-and I'm also glad it gives you something to fight for-something you can do in Monkee's honor. Melissa _ From:

OT: Hasbro PR email contact/Michael Vick

2007-07-18 Thread wendy
I had to call Hasbro a couple of times to get this email addy: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Also, here is what I'm sending the companies: Please, please make an example of Michael Vick. He is a SICK man, and so many kids look up to him because of his status as a football player. What kind of message

RE: OT: Severely OT, dog fights and NFL player

2007-07-18 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
Oh and rest assured...I have my friends and whole family on it too. They are animal people and they will definitely take action...but it's always a little easier when someone else does the leg work for you! -Caroline From: "Melissa Lind" [EMAIL PROTECTED]Reply-To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.orgTo:

OT: Reply from Hasbro; Mr. Vick not a sponsor anymore

2007-07-18 Thread wendy
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world - indeed it is the only thing that ever has! ~~~ Margaret Meade ~~~ - Forwarded Message From: Benkwitt, Dan [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: wendy [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, July 18, 2007 1:51:04 PM

RE: Reply from Hasbro; Mr. Vick not a sponsor anymore

2007-07-18 Thread Melissa Lind
EEKS! I just sent him an email! I hope he gets my never-mind email in time! :) I also let CNN have it! Those sick-os are just providing entertainment with those videos for demented and disgusting people who enjoy viewing that sort of thing. Yet one more reason why I prefer radio news--I have an

OT: Reply from Nike

2007-07-18 Thread wendy
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world - indeed it is the only thing that ever has! ~~~ Margaret Meade ~~~ - Forwarded Message From: nikebiz.com [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, July 18, 2007 2:09:10 PM Subject:

Re: OT: Severely OT, dog fights and NFL player

2007-07-18 Thread Susan Dubose
I've forwarded all of this great info off to many other lists, including the Austin Petsitters' Assoc., who will be contacting all their clients I am sure. So sad, when I worked @ the AHS I got to see first hand the damage of dog fighting. The shelter itself is not in the best part of town,

Re: OT: Severely OT, dog fights and NFL player

2007-07-18 Thread Susan Dubose
I've forwarded all of this great info off to many other lists, including the Austin Petsitters' Assoc., who will be contacting all their clients I am sure. So sad, when I worked @ the AHS I got to see first hand the damage of dog fighting. The shelter itself is not in the best part of town,

Re: Reply from Hasbro; Mr. Vick not a sponsor anymore

2007-07-18 Thread wendy
I'm with you! Sorry about the Hasbro thing. I got all the companies off of Wikipedia so some may not be correct. I don't know a better way to find the companies. Maybe he has a website. I'll check it out. :) Wendy Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change

OT: Mr. Vick's website

2007-07-18 Thread wendy
He's got Coke, Rawlings, Airtran, and another symbol on his website that I don't recognize. He's not with Airtran anymore, from what I've read. http://mikevick.com/ :) Wendy Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world - indeed it is the only thing

RE: Reply from Hasbro; Mr. Vick not a sponsor anymore

2007-07-18 Thread Melissa Lind
Wendy, You're great! You've turned my yucky day into a very productive one (well, not by my bosses standards). I'm relieved to have others who feel the same as I do! Melissa -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of wendy Sent: Wednesday, July 18,

RE: Mr. Vick's website

2007-07-18 Thread Melissa Lind
Is that other symbol like Gatorade or that other sports drink--Powerade? -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of wendy Sent: Wednesday, July 18, 2007 2:22 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: OT: Mr. Vick's website He's got Coke,

Re: Reply from Nike

2007-07-18 Thread Susan Dubose
Small surprise there. Doesn't nike use young children in 3rd world countries to make their over priced shoes ugly clothes? Susan J. DuBose ^..^ www.PetGirlsPetsitting.com www.Tx.SiameseRescue.org www.shadowcats.net As Cleopatra lay in state,

RE: OT: Mr. Vick's website

2007-07-18 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
It's powerade. Powerade's his other sponsor. -Caroline From:wendy [EMAIL PROTECTED]Reply-To:felvtalk@felineleukemia.orgTo:felvtalk@felineleukemia.orgSubject:OT: Mr. Vick's websiteDate:Wed, 18 Jul 2007 12:22:24 -0700 (PDT)He's got Coke, Rawlings, Airtran, and another symbol on his website

Re: Mr. Vick's website

2007-07-18 Thread Susan Dubose
hmmm, under personal info he has listed for pets birds dogs.. I wonder if that meant the dogs he was torturing in his backyard... Susan J. DuBose ^..^ www.PetGirlsPetsitting.com www.Tx.SiameseRescue.org www.shadowcats.net As Cleopatra lay in state,

Isabella update ~ enlarged spleen not lymphoma!

2007-07-18 Thread laurieskatz
Isabella has been to the specialist. Her temperature was normal and weight the best ever. She has continued to have tremors. She also has a very fast rate of breathing (70-80 BPM). A spine xray revealed nothing amiss. An ultrasound revealed a very enlarged spleen (suspects: lymphoma or red

Re: Isabella update ~ enlarged spleen not lymphoma!

2007-07-18 Thread catatonya
Keep us posted. Prayers on the way for Isabella. tonya laurieskatz [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Isabella has been to the specialist. Her temperature was normal and weight the best ever. She has continued to have tremors. She also has a very fast rate of breathing (70-80 BPM). A spine xray

RE: Isabella update ~ enlarged spleen not lymphoma!

2007-07-18 Thread Melissa Lind
Best wishes and prayers are going your way Laurie. How frustrating that Isabella cries out when you touch her since you probably just want to hold her and comfort her. I'm sure she still knows how much you love her. I wish she could just tell you why she hurts! Hang in there! Melissa

OT: More Vick info

2007-07-18 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
Michael Vick is marketed through a firm named Blue Equity http://www.blueequity.com/sports-entertainment/ The owner/managing partner is Jonathan Blue. His brother is Todd Blue - they also own Cobalt Ventures among other holdings. They are from Louisville, Kentucky (where I am from). They

OT:Michael Vick indicted for dogfighting - take action now

2007-07-18 Thread TatorBunz
GET YOUR T-SHIRT! Help a pit bull, neuter Michael Vick _http://www.zazzle.http://www.zazhttp://www.zazzlhttp://www_ (http://www.zazzle.com/gracie111/product/235721297321477669) -- Yeh, The Pitbull Project got on it! Take the poll on Vick and the Falcons (7 questions):

Re: More Vick info

2007-07-18 Thread Susan Dubose
There are a bunch of idiots in the NFL. Maybe too many knocks on the hed w/o wearing a helmet? Here's a video interview with Clinton Portis and Chris Samuals, both NFL players, defending Michael Vick. http://www.youtube. com/watch? v=77aw9dG7tis mode=related search= Susan J. DuBose ^..^

RE: Michael Vick indicted for dogfighting - take action now

2007-07-18 Thread Melissa Lind
Great Terrie! I've gotta get a tee-shirt! And sorry to hear about your foot! You certainly have had a rough couple months! I hope you and your husband heal quickly! Melissa _ From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, July

Re: OT: Severely OT, dog fights and NFL player

2007-07-18 Thread glenda Goodman
MELISSA, THANK YOU FOR CALLING THIS TO MY ATTENTION. I JUST NOW HAD TIME TO LISTEN TO THIS %^#*(#^*_MR. VICK OMG, WHAT IS WRONG WITH THESE PEOPLE? THAT IS EXACTLY WHAT I AM THINKING... GOSH, 6-years maximum is NOT ENOUGH! IM ALL FOR PUTTING A LITTLE ENERGY INTO MAKING THESE GUYS MISERABLE. I DO

Re: OT: Severely OT, dog fights and NFL player

2007-07-18 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
The Humane Society is overseeing the care for the 52 seized dogs. I fear that some will have to be put down due to injuries and illness. But there has got to be some kind of rehabilitation that is done on the dogs that are not ill/injured beyond repair. Also, I try not to know too much about pit

Re: What is the NFL waiting for? Vick must be suspended

2007-07-18 Thread Sally Davis
ummm All I can say (and of course he is innocent until proven guilty). Wet him down and hang him then elctrocute him that should about do it. I went to VA Tech many years ago he and his brother have just been an embarassment to a great school. I am so MAD. I hope he is prosceuted to the full

Re: OT: Severely OT, dog fights and NFL player

2007-07-18 Thread Sally Davis
Ok Done. Sally

Re: OT: Severely OT, dog fights and NFL player

2007-07-18 Thread Susan Dubose
it was always so funny when I worked @ the AHS. The difference between the dog volunteers / walkers the cat volunteers... Dog people seem to really dislike cats, and they needed to have something that wants to please them. Very important. The cat volunteers also liked dogs, but

OT - Meena and the wild cherry!

2007-07-18 Thread Kelley Saveika
These are some of Rescuties' kittens. Not my fosters, they are being fostered by someone else. Cute though! http://www.beaderie.com/kittens/meena_and_the_mad_wild_cherry/ -- Rescuties - Saving the world, one cat at a time. http://www.rescuties.org Vist the Rescuties store and save a kitty