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Re: Lost Kittens


Amen Kitty - couldn't have said it better myself!  Mardi darlin' -
good job lady!  Proud of ya!

On 6/14/05, Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center
<4042N15@nationalhearing.com> wrote:
> Mardi,
> It's so nice that you cared enough to look out for the little guys.
> There's a good chance your neighbor won't pick them up at the vet,
> especially if he decides to charge her a boarding fee.  since you brought
> them in, you might end up responsible for it, so keep checking.
> 
> I don't know how old the daughter is that brought them home, old enough to
> know better?  Or maybe she's a fledgling rescuer.  Who knows what the
> kittens' fate was before she stepped up to the plate.  But she needs to
> learn that volunteering of any sort requires commitment.  They can't expect
> others to pick up the slack for them.
> 
> Kudos to you for a tremendous effort on the little ones' behalf.  Jeers to
> the owners of the mother cat who don't have the sense to spay her.
> 
> Kitty
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <mlrasmus@rockwellcollins.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, June 14, 2005 10:48 AM
> Subject: [CHAT] Lost Kittens
> 
> 
> > Yesterday morning as I was hauling things to the car to go to Mom's, I saw
> > these two itty bitty kittens come charging through my neighbors chain link
> > fence!  My neighbor doesn't have cats, so I spent a hour going door to
> > door, trying to find out who they belonged to.  Of course no one was home
> > at 10:00 on a Monday morning.  I put up signs in the post office and
> > convenience store.  I couldn't just leave them loose, so I took them to
> the
> > local Vet in town and asked if he would keep them a day or two to give me
> > more time to find the owner.  He hemmed and hawed around, talking about
> > distemper shots and worming but at last he gave in and agreed to keep them
> > in a separate room in my cat carrier.  When I got home last night, I made
> > up 100 flyers and went door to door asking people to get the word out.  My
> > next door neighbor wasn't home yet (where I'd first seen the kittens), but
> > by the time I got done distributing the flyers and talking to people 2 and
> > a half hours later, she was home.
> >
> > Turns out her daughter brought home a box of kittens and had been keeping
> > them in the garage.  She was able to find homes for some of them, but not
> > these two.  Somehow they got out into the back yard AND NO ONE EVEN
> CHECKED
> > TO SEE THAT THEY WERE MISSING!  I'll tell you, when I found out they
> > belonged to the next door neighbors, I was fit to be tied.  They just
> > figured that someone would come along and give them a home, AND DIDN'T
> EVEN
> > LOOK FOR THEM OR CALL THE VET!!!!  I was livid.  I told her where they
> were
> > and that she needed to go pick them up the next morning.  I also asked
> what
> > she was going to do with them.  She said she had a farm north of town and
> > would take them there.  When I stopped at the Vet at 8AM this morning,
> they
> > were still there.   Grrrrrrr.
> > Mardi
> > Small Town Iowa, zone4b
> > .....where some people are stupid.
> >
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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  • References:
    • Re: Lost Kittens
      • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" <4042N15@nationalhearing.com>

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