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When someone tries to get in your space with all that "pet overpopulation" nonsense.

When someone tries to get in your space with all that “pet overpopulation” nonsense.

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  1. db

     /  August 2, 2014

    LOVE this video and the little guy who is protecting his/her space!!!

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  2. Drake

     /  August 2, 2014

    Whistleblower contests firing at Norfolk Animal Care

    http://hamptonroads.com/2014/07/whistleblower-contests-firing-norfolk-animal-care

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  3. deborah simpkins

     /  August 2, 2014

    LOVE IT!!

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  4. brandi007@shaw.ca

     /  August 2, 2014

    Under Bill Bruce, Calgary used to have one of the best Animal Control facilities in North America – how far it’s fallen under new management….

    http://globalnews.ca/news/1475072/young-dog-put-down-despite-pleas-from-rescuers/

    http://metronews.ca/news/calgary/1103890/dogs-dont-get-trials-calgary-bylaw-manager-says-as-owners-cry-foul-after-terrier-destroyed/

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  5. Casey Post

     /  August 2, 2014

    Some of you may remember the very bitey ear-tipped cat who was dumped in my neighborhood. Her story is here – https://yesbiscuit.wordpress.com/2014/06/07/request-from-a-reader-for-cat-taming-suggestions/

    Well, I’m very pleased to report that she’s making progress! She’s still in the taming cage (need to get a little further with the coming to me when I call and not shying from a reaching hand), but look at what she can do –

    http://s1278.photobucket.com/user/Casey6942/media/Gary_zpsed29015f.mp4.html

    Apologies for the closeness of the shot, but I’m having to block the cage with my body and watch her closely as she still spooks at little things. But now that she’s touchable, her progress is very encouraging!

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  6. Debby Ledbetter

     /  August 2, 2014

    Can’t say I blame him!(or her) After all they were here FIRST!!

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  7. vida

     /  August 2, 2014

    Finally accountability! Cop who shot Apollo in Chicago is fired. Justice fast as well. The dog was killed on Friday and the officer was fired Monday.
    The story is here- http://reason.com/blog/2014/07/29/cop-shoots-dog-on-friday-gets-fired-on-m

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  8. Arlene

     /  August 3, 2014

    So so tired of reading about animal abuse and the horrible vile things that people do to their pets. I was very glad to read of one precious dog who was saved because someone cared enough to turn in her own nephew.

    http://www.myfoxtampabay.com/story/26168734/woman-gets-500-reward-for-reporting-animal-cruelty

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  9. Arlene

     /  August 3, 2014

    Now for a happy note: See how cat asks for kisses.

    http://www.reshareworthy.com/sweet-cat-asks-for-kisses/

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  10. This was posted on Facebook by No Kill Coalition.

    Genesee County Animal Control just banned volunteers and electronic devices.

    No dogs will be let out or walked, no kittens will get wet food and no one will know how many disappear.

    http://www.abc12.com/story/26193950/genesee-county-animal-control-makes-temporary-changes

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  11. mikken

     /  August 6, 2014

    Networking got a lost 17 year old cat home -https://www.facebook.com/UrgentOhioCats/photos/a.537336142947900.137716.460554870626028/877949472219897/?type=1&theater

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  12. Karen F

     /  August 7, 2014

    A lay blogger at Catholic Online, Marshall Connolly, has picked up a story about a pig-wrestling contest slated to be held at a church in Wisconsin, an event that has attracted a lot of controversy very quickly, and gives a pretty good summation, along with asking some questions. He has also contacted the Diocese of Green Bay, which has religious jurisdiction over the church in question, but hasn’t received an answer yet.

    The controversy was started by an Examiner blogger, but the Catholic blog post is a little calmer in tone and obviously includes perspective from within the Church.

    “It must be noted that the essence of such an event –what makes an event entertaining for the public, is the distress that the animal feels at being pursued and manhandled into a bucket. Although the event has been enjoyed for 44 years, this is not justification that it is without cruelty.”

    Evidently Catholic Online doesn’t take comments, so there’s no way to separate this post from previous ones — but it’s the lead post right now, as of 5:30 p.m. EST on Thursday, April 7th.

    I like the part where Connolly says, “Something about this screenshot doesn’t feel right.” No kidding!

    http://www.catholic.org/news/green/story.php?id=56463

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    • mikken

       /  August 7, 2014

      Oh, well spotted! There is a place for comments at the bottom — you have to scroll through the advertising stuff.

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      • Karen F

         /  August 7, 2014

        Thanks, mikken, I didn’t see that! It’s an interesting comment thread.

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