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Re: Bad Times for Cats NOW Violence in General


Zem, be sure to keep us posted on further developments!
--Barb
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Zemuly Sanders" <zsanders@midsouth.rr.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, May 26, 2005 6:23 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Bad Times for Cats NOW Violence in General


> All this violence against animals and other people reminds me of a study I
> read in psych, I think.  Something about too many people in a space too
> small to accomodate them..., but don't get me started on that subject. :-)
> zem
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Thursday, May 26, 2005 6:09 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] 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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