Thursday, June 30, 2005
Wildlife agency reinstates biologist who said it used bad science
Sarasota Herald-Tribune, FL
... The settlement reinstates Eller at his previous salary ... Atlanta-based Fish and Wildlife Service spokesman ... whistleblower's complaint accusing the agency of using ...
Fish and Wildlife reinstates whistleblower
all 51 related »
Orange County Review, VA: Letters to the Editor
[Scroll down to]
Be responsible pet owners, compassionate citizens
Third, if you find a wild/feral cat on your property the shelter will loan you a trap. You can trap it and using your certificate, neuter it and release it back on your property. Feral cats make wonderful barn cats too keeping away unwanted snakes, killing mice, rats and moles.
The dilemma of the unwanted
San Francisco Chronicle, CA
Open Forum: Daphna Nachminovitch (PETA)
... Most important, every time we spay or neuter an animal -- and we sterilized more than 7,600 dogs and cats in southern Virginia and North Carolina last year ...
[ See news articles previously posted on the Feral Cat Blog! June 22 and 23.]
Supes approve $1.5 billion budget
San Mateo County Times, CA
Supervisors also voted to add:
-$26,000 for vouchers to spay and neuter feral cats.
Supervisors will revisit the budget this fall, after they know the impact of state and federal budget decisions.
The county's final budget will be approved Sept. 27.
Wild cats can lead cities, shelters astray
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, IN
... box used as a litter box. Roaming and feral cats are a growing problem in most communities. There are the cats that are allowed ...
Sampson confirms 3 rabies cases
Clinton Sampson Independent, NC
... However, it notes that domestic animals like cats, dogs and ferrets are also susceptible ... should take special precautions to stay away from wild or stray animals ...
SAMPSON COUNTY - With three confirmed cases of rabies in the county, local officials are warning residents about the dangers and urging them to vaccinate their pets.According to information from the county office, the State Veterinary Office has confirmed three separate cases of rabies in wild animal specimens taken in Sampson County since March 28.
Two of the cases involved wild fox specimens and led to a dog who was determined to have direct contact with one of the rabid foxes being put to sleep. This animal had an expired vaccination. ... The third case, on Autryville Road, involved a raccoon, but no domesticated animal was involved.
According to the N.C. State Virology reports, Sampson County has had 35 cases of rabies from Jan. 1, 2000 to present.Since that date one bat, one dog, eight foxes, three bobcats and 22 raccoons have been confirmed as having the rabies virus.
It's a jungle out there
Corvallis Gazette Times, OR... Her cats exchange heated words with felines prowling on the other side of the fence, but they have to end their battles there because they can't get to each ...
[ Feral Cat Blog! Note: Contain Cats! (wherever possible*)
* Cat 'owners' should be incentivized to contain cats in homes and yards. Because there are presently too many, unowned cats must be cared for through Trap-Neuter-RETURN programs and allowed to remain in their existing outdoor areas wherever possible.]
Bylaw to begin
Parry Sound North Star, Canada
When it was first proposed, there was mixed reaction. Those residents who have had trouble with nuisance felines on their property were in favour. ...
Desperate call for cat help answered
Cochrane Times, Canada
... With 103 cats in both the facility and foster care, the shelter was forced to put down about eight felines before the media broke the story. ...