RE: OT - Meena and the wild cherry!

2007-07-19 Thread Melissa Lind
Loved the story! What a bright start to my morning! This brought a much-needed smile to my face! Thanks! Melissa -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Kelley Saveika Sent: Wednesday, July 18, 2007 10:55 PM To: felvtalk Subject: OT - Meena and

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

2007-07-19 Thread Melissa Lind
Susan, You've said it exactly. I think that dog people like the attention and companionship. I love dogs as well as cats, but cats give us more freedom (well, not with the checkbook), plus we're just cat-people. Like Caroline pointed out, there are many many dog people, but most people I meet

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

2007-07-19 Thread glenda Goodman
Hi guys, I could not help but add my two cents here on the subject of people who are convinced, or announce openly that they do not like cats: I noticed early on, that the people who proudly state that they do not like cats,always speak from the aspect of misinformation on every level. THESE ARE

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

2007-07-19 Thread Susan Dubose
I have also noticed that in my dog clients, they always make a point of telling me how much they dislike cats. Especially the clients w/ purebreds. I just bite my tongue, of course. The cat clients seem to be more compassionate about ALL animals. And hey, I can bite my tongue w/ a dog lover

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

2007-07-19 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
I think I inadvertently started this whole debate about dog-lovers vs. cat-lovers and I so didn't mean to do that! I just meant that, sadly, if you need to quickly draw attention to an animal plight that people need to rally behind, a lot of times, it's easier to do so when the plight involves

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

2007-07-19 Thread Susan Dubose
I have also noticed that in my dog clients, they always make a point of telling me how much they dislike cats. Especially the clients w/ purebreds. I just bite my tongue, of course. The cat clients seem to be more compassionate about ALL animals. And hey, I can bite my tongue w/ a dog lover

People who don't like cats/Ensie/Irony/FeLV shelters

2007-07-19 Thread wendy
Hey guys, Love this thread about people who don't like cats. What Glenda says is so true. I once saw a saying on a sticker that read, People who don't like cats have never been loved by one. So now, when I run into someone and we're casually talking about cats and they say they don't care

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

2007-07-19 Thread wendy
LOLOLOL... 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: Susan Dubose [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday, July 19,

Re: OT - Meena and the wild cherry!

2007-07-19 Thread wendy
Loved the pics!!! You can just tell from looking at sweet Meena's face that she's is an adorable handful! :) 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

RE: People who don't like cats/Ensie/Irony/FeLV shelters

2007-07-19 Thread Melissa Lind
Well spoken Glenda--I liked your musings. I find everything you've said very true. As for that compassionate chip or gene or something missing, my sister was telling me about levels of awareness which is something she learned in school. It basically means that if you are on a lower level (say a

Changing dynamics of our site/losing members

2007-07-19 Thread wendy
Hey guys, I just wanted to stress that even though our site seems to be going through some changes, mainly losing members that have been around for a while, our site is extremely important. There will always be a need for people to be educated on FeLV. When new members do not come along, I

Fw: Drop Michael Vick as a spokesperson for Coca-Cola and Powerade

2007-07-19 Thread wendy
Sorry about this guys. I don't think any letters were written in vain though. It tells these companies how important we think animals are, which might affect future contracts for spokespersons. :) Wendy Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world -

OT: Astrology

2007-07-19 Thread wendy
LOLOLOL...you Leo you. Leos are lovable too. My mom and one of my two closest friends are Leos. Geez, half the Leos I know are born on August 2nd! I'm a Scorpio, and we have our hang ups too. Being Christian, I'm not 'supposed' to believe in astrology, but I do see behavioral patterns of

RE: Astrology

2007-07-19 Thread Melissa Lind
Wendy--Yep, I feel the same way about horoscopes as you. My roommate in college fit hers to a tee. I'm at work, but I googled pet horoscopes quickly--no time to really peruse the sites, but this one looked fun! http://www.nanceestar.com/PetZodiac.html Melissa -Original Message- From:

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

2007-07-19 Thread glenda Goodman
Caroline, You are just such a thoughtful, nice person...Now , I wonder could it be from how you were raised? Anyway, I think it is a healthy subject to get on, as it is great hearing other people's take on these things...I know I have absorbed a couple new lines of thought on this subject, just

Terribly OT

2007-07-19 Thread Jane Lyons
This is a cat blog that was listed by Business Week as one of the most successful/profitable blogs on the net. icanhascheezburger.com Jane

Re: Changing dynamics of our site/losing members

2007-07-19 Thread glenda Goodman
Wendy, Thanks... I , for one, can get a little wound up when it comes to speaking up for animals and I really do not mean to get off track. I do not think it hurts us at all to take a little breather, from time to time, and open up other subjects, because in a round about way, we can see the

OT: Really good article about Nike and Vick

2007-07-19 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/story/7038442?MSNHPHCPGT1=10239 Pretty much says that you aren't going to get much out of Nike if you call them on their sponsorship of Vick. The underlying message to me is, let's hit Nike where it hurts them...their bottom line. Stop buying their products. I'm

RE: Really good article about Nike and Vick

2007-07-19 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
You bet. Kerry M. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Caroline Kaufmann Sent: Thursday, July 19, 2007 1:08 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: OT: Really good article about Nike and Vick

Re: OT: Really good article about Nike and Vick

2007-07-19 Thread tamara stickler
Honey, Nike has been using child labor and sweat shop like conditions the production of their products for decades...Human Rights fair trade groups have been at them since the late eightiesI really don't think they're going to care about an animal rights issue. Nike cares about Nike's

RE: Really good article about Nike and Vick

2007-07-19 Thread Melissa Lind
I'm all for a boycott-if only I were athletic and bought stuff like that! :-) Oh wait, my walking shoes are Nike-I'll have to get some new ones. I think I'll look for an exploitation-free brand, if possible. The PETA website should have some ideas. Melissa _ From: [EMAIL

RE: OT: Really good article about Nike and Vick

2007-07-19 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
True, but as the lady said, 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. Kerry M -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of tamara stickler Sent:

RE: Changing dynamics of our site/losing members

2007-07-19 Thread Melissa Lind
Glenda, I'm glad you find support here. I know we're all severely OT right now, but I think that often we need to stray a little OT to find some outlets, release, etc. This was we find the strength to help our babies. This is the best place to find like-minded people, I think. It's so difficult to

RE: OT: Really good article about Nike and Vick

2007-07-19 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
Right. I have been boycotting Nike myself for years because I was runner and I thought they just plain made horrible products! So my boycott was totally related to that fact that the crap they produced was crap! Sometimes it takes a particular aspect of anissue to get people galvanized. Sadly,

anyone recommend a good blacklight for detecting cat urine

2007-07-19 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Does anyone have any opinion on the best blacklight (for detecting cat urine) to buy? Yup, the time has come.(I don't buy from Walmart so that one's out). Thanks in advance for any info. Kerry M. (YikesI realized in the nick of time that I was in the process of replying to the wrong

Re: anyone recommend a good blacklight for detecting cat urine

2007-07-19 Thread Kelley Saveika
As far as I'm concerned a black light is a black lightI don't think there's one that is better than another. I bought the cheapest one I could find. On 7/19/07, MacKenzie, Kerry N. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Does anyone have any opinion on the best blacklight (for detecting cat urine) to

Re: OT: Really good article about Nike and Vick

2007-07-19 Thread glenda Goodman
Tamara, WHENEVER, you can speak up for animals, WHEREVER, you can speak up for animals, IT IS IMPORTANT TO DO SO. It is a long, slow battle, but we must NEVER MISS AN OPPORTUNITY TO SPEAK UP FOR ANIMALS... WE CAN ALL MAKE A DIFFERENCE, NO MATTER HOW SMALL, IF IT AMOUNTS TO JUST NOT BUYING THAT

OT Mike Vick

2007-07-19 Thread Malone
I read all the information posted-thank you for being an advocate for animals of all kinds, not just our feline friends. I also passed on information to others.

RE: anyone recommend a good blacklight for detecting cat urine

2007-07-19 Thread Melissa Lind
Ha! That would have been a funny email to HR! I've never used a black light. What I do is crawl around on my hands and knees with my sniffer to the carpet praying that no one comes in the door and sees me! It's quite a hilarious picture. Thank goodness Bandit has been cured of his piddle

RE: OT Mike Vick

2007-07-19 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
I also just wanted to add, for those following this thread, that sometimes I forget I am a lawyer...well, today I remembered. Yesterday I mentioned that Vick should be made to pay for the care of the 52 seized dogs, of course thinking it would never happen. Well, one of the Virginia Code Sections

OT: caution, graphic

2007-07-19 Thread Susan Dubose
This was on another list. This is why traps are not left unattended. People will do horrible and cruel things to a trapped animal that has no way out. I hope these girls get some serious consequences for this. How do you impart compassion and kindness to people that have neither? They seem

RE: OT Mike Vick

2007-07-19 Thread Tracy Weese
Michael Vick and his brother (I forget his name, but he, too is now playing pro ball I think) are thugs. One or both had serious legal infractions while at VA Tech (one had some type of statutory rape charge). And wasn't it Michael Vick the player who used the alias Ron Mexico and infected

Re: OT - Meena and the wild cherry!

2007-07-19 Thread Susan Dubose
Too cute! Susan J. DuBose ^..^ www.PetGirlsPetsitting.com www.Tx.SiameseRescue.org www.shadowcats.net As Cleopatra lay in state, Faithful Bast at her side did wait, Purring welcomes of soft

OT: new book

2007-07-19 Thread Susan Dubose
My sister just sent me a new book, Cat Talk, The Secrets of Communicating w/ Your Cat by Sonya Fitzpatrick. I guess she is the pet psychic on the Animal Planet? Has anyone read this or seen her on AP? Looks like it came out in 2003. By the way, I have for years tried to get a group of cat

Re: OT: Really good article about Nike and Vick

2007-07-19 Thread catatonya
Nike has pulled a new shoe they were going to start selling named for Vick. t Caroline Kaufmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/story/7038442?MSNHPHCPGT1=10239 Pretty much says that you aren't going to get much out of Nike if you call them on their

RE: OT: Really good article about Nike and Vick

2007-07-19 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Excellent! -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of catatonya Sent: Thursday, July 19, 2007 4:05 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: OT: Really good article about Nike and Vick Nike has pulled a new shoe they were going to start

RE: caution, graphic

2007-07-19 Thread Diane Rosenfeldt
I heard about this. People can obviously be wonderful and heroic, but they can also be as depraved and horrible as these two girls. I saw a quote where someone from the area said the girls need help just as much as this poor kitten did, but personally I'd like to help them to dual skull

Re: OT: Really good article about Nike and Vick

2007-07-19 Thread Jenna
I AM! catatonya [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:Nike has pulled a new shoe they were going to start selling named for Vick. t Caroline Kaufmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/story/7038442?MSNHPHCPGT1=10239 Pretty much says that you aren't going to get much

Re: new book

2007-07-19 Thread Marylyn
She is ok. She is a little more dramatic than the ACs I know but they aren't on TV either. I just picked up a copy at Half Price Books for $3.00. I've read other books by her and enjoyed them. Pick out a couple of chapters and read them. If they ring true for you then read the book. They

Re: new book

2007-07-19 Thread Marylyn
She is ok. She is a little more dramatic than the ACs I know but they aren't on TV either. I just picked up a copy at Half Price Books for $3.00. I've read other books by her and enjoyed them. Pick out a couple of chapters and read them. If they ring true for you then read the book. They

Re: OT: Really good article about Nike and Vick

2007-07-19 Thread Susan Dubose
Well, that's a start, anyway Susan J. DuBose ^..^ www.PetGirlsPetsitting.com www.Tx.SiameseRescue.org www.shadowcats.net As Cleopatra lay in state, Faithful Bast at her side did wait,

Re: caution, graphic

2007-07-19 Thread Susan Dubose
Makes ya wonder what in the H*** was / is going on in their home. The wrong people are having kids, and just setting them lose on society. Susan J. DuBose ^..^ www.PetGirlsPetsitting.com www.Tx.SiameseRescue.org www.shadowcats.net As Cleopatra lay in state,

Re: new book

2007-07-19 Thread Susan Dubose
Thanks, Marylyn! Susan J. DuBose ^..^ www.PetGirlsPetsitting.com www.Tx.SiameseRescue.org www.shadowcats.net As Cleopatra lay in state, Faithful Bast at her side did wait, Purring welcomes of

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

2007-07-19 Thread Susan Dubose
A little insight was given to me by a hard core dog person. She told me that she just didn't like cats because of their attitude. Interesting. Now that's EXACTLY what I like about cats :) Susan J. DuBose ^..^ www.PetGirlsPetsitting.com www.Tx.SiameseRescue.org

Re: Monkee is gone

2007-07-19 Thread Marylyn
Caroline, I am so sorry Monkee had to leave this world but he left loved beyond words and in the place he felt safest---your arms. You gave him everything a little cat could want but it was time to leave. Please remember that only his body is gone. He remains very close to you and will

Re: OT Mike Vick

2007-07-19 Thread Sally Davis
Although the is heresay, the source is reliable. A reputable pit bull breeder here in Va says that it is a known fact that Vick was involved in dog fighting. This person who still has pit bulls does not breed anymore. She and her husband always carefully screened buyers, but it is still hard to

Re: Monkee is gone

2007-07-19 Thread laurieskatz
Hi. I felt Keisha's presence by my shoulder while I was laying in bed the morning after she died. It was a very strong presence and very comforting. Laurie - Original Message - From: Marylyn To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday, July 19, 2007 7:40 PM Subject: Re: