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Re: Fox Update...leash laws...

Well, my domestic critters weren't in the public domain.  They were in my
yard with me.  And if anything makes them lunge or run, it is always toward
the house or yard, or each other (usually playfully!), not away from it.
These were young large breed dogs and she had no real control over them.
Heck I might have been afraid when they came running toward me, but I was
too busy protecting my cats.  I am momma - hear me roar!


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan" <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, August 19, 2004 10:10 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Fox Update...leash laws...

> I think any domestic critter should be leashed when in the public
> domain--cat, dog, rabbit, etc.  Any animal can "catch a scent" and lunge
> reasons known only to them.  If Izzie goes outside the yard, she is fully
> leashed and trained.  One positive note, Kitty, is that Izzie doesn't make
> those kind of moves right now.
> Blessings,
> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Of Kitty
> Sent: Thursday, August 19, 2004 3:03 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Fox Update
> > endanger  my cats
> This phrase caught me eye.
> Last night about dusk I was out front deadheading some plants with Jack
> Braveheart when a huge Dalmation came bounding across my lawn chasing
> Jackie.  I yelled holy hell at him and he stopped in his tracks, but just
> then his Great Dane buddy came flying past him and I let out another roar,
> which fortunately stopped him as well.  Then the woman strolling down the
> block called for them and they went back to her.
> I hate to think what might have happened to my cats in their own yard if I
> hadn't been there.  I know, this is one of the reasons people keep cats
> inside.  But, I enjoy their company while I work in the yard.  I think
> should be on a leash if you take them off your property.
> Kitty
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <Zemuly@aol.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Thursday, August 19, 2004 12:41 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Fox Update
> > In a message dated 8/19/2004 11:57:53 AM Central Standard Time,
> > lyoung@grindertaber.com writes:
> >
> > (Not a  bad use for the Commercial Appeal - huh, Zem?).
> >
> >
> > Really!  I took that paper for about 4 months then canceled.  The
> delivery
> > person drove a hundred miles an hour, and I wasn't willing to endanger
> cats
> > to read crime news and cheap advertising for $200/year.
> >
> > zem
> >
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