hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
 Navigation
Articles
Gallery of Plants
Blog
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Patents
Mailing Lists
    FAQ
    Netiquette
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
Links
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

Unauthorized use of a plant doesn't invalidate it's patent

RSS story archive

RE: Bad Times for Cats


Where is the doctor who hired these morons? Why isn't he being charged with
something as well. What an idiot. Please keep us updated. I'm so sorry to
hear about your cats. That is sickening. 
A

Andrea H
Beaufort, SC 


> [Original Message]
> From: Zemuly Sanders <zsanders@midsouth.rr.com>
> To: gardenchat <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 5/25/2005 9:39:34 PM
> Subject: [CHAT] Bad Times for Cats
>
> 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
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
> message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT

---------------------------------------------------------------------
To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT



Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index



 © 1995-2015 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement