Saturday, September 11, 2004
[From AnimalConcerns.org thanks to Shell, FeralPlace. See related article on the FC Blog! under September 10.]
Songbirds are now fair game
Controversial mourning dove hunting begins
Lansing State Journal, NC
CBS, Forgery and John Kerry (Jay Currie's blog):
"I just finished an article on the forgery scandal brewing in the US. A couple of points.
First, it took less than 24 hours for the blogosphere to destroy the credibility of CBS on this issue and to seriously challenge it on all issues going to the American Presidential election. This is a sea change and a huge wakeup call to major media. Get your facts right or you will be swarmed and devoured."
The Institute for Animals and Society invites public comment on The Animals’ Platform (draft 2004) presented on this website. The comment period will be open until Friday, October 15.
[Click to download Companion Animals, see in particular Stray and Feral Cats on pages 2 and 3.]
Lives looking for homes for cats
Norton Mirror, United States
... babies. Nine Lives also has some wonderful adult cats looking for that special someone to come along and take them home. Remember ...
SAN FRANCISCO Cops give cats love, get fleas in return
San Francisco Chronicle, CA
It's all on account of a dozen or so feral cats that have taken up residence in the police station parking lot. The cats have been ...
Sweet-gum balls shoo cats from houseplants
Houston Chronicle, TX
By HELOISE. I have three furry "children" that meow instead of speak. Occasionally they want to dig in my houseplants. I have come ...
Cats may help men find love
KTVO, MO -
The research, conducted by a psychologist and world expert in animal companion studies, is released today to mark the start of Cats Protection Week. ...
Trap, neuter, release
Akron Beacon Journal (subscription), OH
... A better way is to trap feral cats, neuter or spay them, then return them to their colonies, the single most successful method of stabilizing and maintaining ...
Neighbors: Shelter not the cat's meow
Trenton Times, NJ
... But many residents say stray cats and dogs do not belong among the wild turkeys, cows and corn that dot the landscape and putting a shelter on the property ...
Happenings in Natick and beyond
Natick Bulletin&Tab, MA
... Stray Pets In Need of Massachusetts Inc. (SPIN), is a non-profit organization caring for all animals, primarily cats. Facilities ...
Second rabies case of the year recorded
... Hurricane Ivan passes to alert people to the situation, to ensure that all pets are licensed and vaccinated against rabies, and to impound stray cats and dogs. ...
Towanda Council approves water rate increase
El Dorado Times, KS
... the council at its last meeting that a state inspector had listed improvements that would be necessary for the city to continue to keep stray cats, and that ...
Going to the dogs
Straits Times, Singapore
... He and his friends have set up a home - where they have taken in more than 200 stray dogs and 100 stray cats - and are planning to build a second one. ...
Beauty for beasts
Hillsdale Independent, NY
... with built in ventilation system and cubby for kitty's personal belongings is on the first level, the second level provides a hide-away for the felines and the ...