FC Blog Notes ~
Accessing, sharing and using daily news about animal issues such as homeless cats:
* Provides opportunity to educate and take action.
* Allows correction of false information and clarification of misunderstandings or misperceptions.
* Informs of challenges or resources in areas, if not already aware.
* Illustrates the common issues faced locally, nationally and globally.
* Helps to support others.
* Supplies valuable data.
* Highlights the need for a comprehensive cat management component that saves cat lives as part of each community's homeless animal management program.
* Gives cause to rejoice as animal lives are saved and progressive, humane, effective, cost-saving programs are practiced.
* So ..... write, call, e-mail, make contact -- and please remember to thank supportive news reporters and editors! ]
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Much appreciation to all those providing a link on their websites!
Bid to cut down on strays
Shropshire Star, UK
Editorial: Stray animals need a shelter
Arlington Heights Post, IL
4 critters per home Youngtown's limit
Arizona Republic, AZ
After report, officers take 96 cats from Beach home
By MATTHEW JONES
Virginian Pilot, VA
Coyote blamed in cat's death
By Ted Streuli
Galveston County Daily News, TX
Teen gets probation in cat killing
Counseling, curfew part of sentence
By MIKE HOYEM
The News-Press, FL
Family Cats Can Be Murder on Birds
By Gary White
The Ledger, FL
More than 50 cats taken from home
By THERESA HOGUE
Corvallis Gazette Times, OR
THE BEAST WHO WALKS
City may consider new animal ordinances
By Michael Hines
Times Record News
City approves parking on south side of Pine Street
Olney Daily Mail
Minus one of her 9 lives, scrappy Sunday is ready for a new home
By Ronald Leir
New Jersey Journal, NJ
Dog smugglers peddle at railway stations and through pay-as-you-go mobile phones
Helsingin Sanomat, Finland
Animal agency gets time
Press-Enterprise (subscription), CA
Recent cases of seized pets raise specter of 'hoarding'
By KELLI SAMANTHA HEWETT
The Tennessean, TN
Gulfport to renew effort for pet-license law
By MIKE CUMMINGS
Biloxi Sun Herald, MS
Joint shelter would be joy for animals
By Amy Johnson
Virginia Gazette, VA