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Re: Bad Times for Cats


Donna - that's crazy!  Thank God your guy is OK.  Nail 'em Zem - you
need us, we are here!   Just say the word.
P

On 5/26/05, Donna <gossiper@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> Well that doesn't surprise me at all. I guess the fact of the game warden
> allowing this in a town is what got me. What if a child ran across it, what
> if....
> 
> One of my drivers got caught up in a gunfire battle yesterday. He is fine,
> jury is still out on the truck. He was just sitting at a traffic light when
> all *#$% broke out and he was not even in a questionable neighborhood....
> just two other cars battling it out... Egads!.
> 
> Donna
> 
> > Hi Donna
> >
> > Hmmm, in our daily paper three people chased another person in their car.
> > When they caught up with the person who was trying to drive away one of
> > the
> > three shot the single person in the head.  The reason?  Because the single
> > person looked at them in a strange way at the coffee drive through.  Is it
> > hard to believe that people are cruel to animals?  Not at all!
> >
> > David
> > http://www.atouchofthetropics.net
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Wednesday, May 25, 2005 7:20 PM
> > Subject: RE: [CHAT] Bad Times for Cats
> >
> >
> > > In this day and age?!?!?
> > >
> > > My stars, I can't believe this, go get 'em Zem...
> > >
> > > And I am so sorry for your loss. It just never should have happened. If
> > > there is anything I can do from here, just LMK.
> > >
> > > Donna
> > >
> > >
> > >>
> > >> I have hesitated to discuss this with you all because I have been so
> > >> upset
> > >> but
> > >> here goes...  A very wealthy doctor and his wife own a historic house
> > in
> > >> LaGrange (one of many).  They decided they had a problem with skunks,
> > and
> > >> instead of calling the county animal control officer they called the
> > game
> > >> warden who gave them permission to use leghold traps.  Their house is
> > >> down
> > >> the
> > >> street from me, in the middle of town, and surrounded by houses with
> > >> small
> > >> children.  They employed idiots from the primordial ooze.  Bottom line
> > >> there
> > >> are four dead cats (two of which were mine and all of whom were shot --
> > >> in
> > >> town), one cat with a broken foot, one injured fox sold to dog
> > trainers,
> > >> and
> > >> untold dead possums.  I have not heard of their catching any skunks.  I
> > >> went
> > >> beserk, our policeman was  horrified, the mayor was bothered because it
> > >> involved a confrontation, which he abhors.  My girlfriend, whose cat
> > has
> > >> the
> > >> broken foot,and I have involved PETA because all the mayor would
> > promise
> > >> was
> > >> to see what he could do.  Today he told me they had switched to humane
> > >> traps
> > >> and that all cats would be released.  Oh, yes, they were baiting the
> > >> leghold
> > >> traps with sardines!!!  If you don't hear from me for a while it will
> > be
> > >> because I'm in jail.  I am going to speak with the DA's office about
> > >> filing
> > >> animal abuse charges (a misdemeanor here).  I am now extremely
> > >> knowledgeable
> > >> about the kinds of traps legal in Tennessee, and it makes me sick.  I
> > >> have
> > >> also posted a copy of our animal abuse statute on the towns bulletin
> > >> board.
> > >> PETA is calling our mayor tomorrow to find out the status of the case.
> > >> If
> > >> that doesn't stop the slaughter I'm calling the television stations.
> > >> zem
> > >> zone 7
> > >> West TN
> 
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-- 
Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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