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Re: Bad Times for Cats -- Postscript


Well...out of the sadness comes SOME good news anyway.  People are so stupid.  Poor babies.


Zemuly Sanders <zsanders@midsouth.rr.com> wrote:
Things are back to normal again -- no more traps, and, of course, no more 
Bocephus, either. He was the kitty who was murdered. The mayor is freaking 
because he thought news of the stupidity around here had been posted on some 
website somewhere. I had to tell him the letters he got were from you 
all -- hated to do it, but I couldn't feel responsible for his near heart 
attack. I don't ever foresee any traps being used around here again. 
Thanks, you all.
zem
zone 7
West TN
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Lynda Young" 
To: 
Sent: Tuesday, May 31, 2005 7:25 AM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Bad Times for Cats


> Zem, just got back and found your email. How horrible! You go get
> them, girl.
>
> Lynda
> Zone 7 - West TN
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of Kitty
> Sent: Wednesday, May 25, 2005 11:23 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Bad Times for Cats
>
>
> Game Warden? Where does he fit in when it comes to authority in town?
> Leg hold traps? These are banned nearly everywhere, and I can't imagine
> any AC officer or game warden being able to authorize their use near any
> populated area much less in town. We had skunks under our shed at CES
> and pest control brought have-a-heart type traps.
>
> Zem, I am so sorry for the loss of your 2 dear cats. This is senseless
> cruelty. PETA will go after them, but I really think ASPCA should be
> contacted too, for balance. If you need help or support of any kind,
> let me know if there is anything I can do.
>
> People. And they wonder why I live with 5 cats.
>
> Kitty
> neIN, Z5
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Zemuly Sanders" 
> To: "gardenchat" 
> Sent: Wednesday, May 25, 2005 8:39 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
>>
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