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Re: Slugger pic

It is always very sad to hear of animal abuse, but also so heartwarming to
hear of rescue stories like the one you described.  Especially when it
includes examples of 'converts' like Bill.  What is Missy's ailment?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Aplfgcnys@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, July 22, 2004 10:29 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Slugger pic

> Just had an email from a dear friend whose cat is ill.  This cat is the
> mother of my two
> younger girls.  Her story is that she was abandoned in a house that had
> owned
> by the county when they had to evict the tenant for various abuses.
> that she was largely pregnant,  the staff at the big house at Lasdon Park
> Arboretum adopted her,
> and kept her hidden from the authorities in an upstairs room until her
> kittens were old
> enough to be taken away.  We took two, and a staff member took the other
>  By
> that time her presence was known, and the staff were instructed to dispose
> her, at
> which time Gary saw her and fell in love with her and demanded her for his
> birthday gift.  Gary lives with an older man in a house that is pretty
much like
> a museum - everything just perfect. Bill, had never had a pet, and didn't
> want one.  It has taken them nearly three years
> to adjust, but they are both besotted now.  Missy, the cat has not been an
> easy pet.
> She apparently has no voice - never makes a sound - and when they took her
> the
> vet, found that she had no teeth on one side of her mouth.  She had
> been abused
> before the Lasdon staff rescued her.  Gary is distraught - he's a neurotic
> musician and
> very sensitive to such things.  Please give a prayer for Missy's recovery.
> Auralie
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