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Roman Authorities Want to Shut Down a Feral Cat Sanctuary


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, feral cats, Rome, protection )

Cher Away
- 603 days ago - catster.com
After almost 20 years, a street-cat facility might be evicted from an important historical site



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Arielle S. (313)
Tuesday November 13, 2012, 6:37 am
What a shame - this is obviously what makes the site special.... do away with the kitty energy and you do away with the charm.
 

Kit B. (277)
Tuesday November 13, 2012, 7:15 am

http://www.change.org/petitions/fedora-filippi-and-the-italian-culture-ministry-stop-trying-to-evict-the-torre-argentina-cat-sanctuary#share

Please sign the petition to help these cats.
 

Nyack Clancy (426)
Tuesday November 13, 2012, 9:33 am
Signed the petition- thanks Kit. Most Romans understand that cats are a very effective means of rodent control. Glad they have the support of the Mayor.
 

Gloria picchetti (287)
Tuesday November 13, 2012, 11:12 am
Thank you Kit! I wondered who had a petition to let the cats stay. Signed & shared!
 

Christeen Anderson (469)
Tuesday November 13, 2012, 12:12 pm
Please leave well enough alone. Thank you.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (457)
Tuesday November 13, 2012, 2:31 pm
The two times I have been to Rome, the feral cat issue is noticeable, not offensive, noticeable. I am amazed at the number that have been trapped. They have always been part of the landscape, and are doing no harm.
 

Thomas P. (467)
Tuesday November 13, 2012, 3:15 pm
Noted......leave these kitties alone. Please keep taking care of them. Let's worry less about history and more about the future....these kitties' future.
 

Thomas P. (467)
Tuesday November 13, 2012, 3:18 pm
Thanks for the link Kit......I signed the petition as well.
 

Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Tuesday November 13, 2012, 3:35 pm
Noted. I have so many angry words I want to say today regarding every single petition that I have signed. I am just going to have to channel that anger into more decisive action and keep the good fight going! GRRRRR!!
 

BarbKnight SunshineLady (1626)
Tuesday November 13, 2012, 5:09 pm
The cats have lived there for more than 2 decades! Thank God the Mayor is on the cats' side! Thnx for posting Cher and for the link Kit! I'll sign!
 

BarbKnight SunshineLady (1626)
Tuesday November 13, 2012, 5:19 pm
Signed #132! Thnx again Kit!
 

Jaya Sinha (26)
Tuesday November 13, 2012, 11:25 pm
For every action there is a reaction. According to the law of karma, if we cause pain and suffering to other living beings, we must endure pain and suffering in return, both individually and collectively. We reap what we sow, in this life and the next, for nature has her own justice. No one can escape the law of karma
 

Donna Hamilton (133)
Wednesday November 14, 2012, 11:29 am
Noted and signed previously. Thanks, Cher, for the article and thank you Kit for the petition link.
 

Riitta Laasonen (0)
Friday November 16, 2012, 9:56 am
There are three petitions gathering signatures for Torre argentina Cat sanctuary to different officials in this site. Please note them and act!
 

Carol H. (229)
Monday November 26, 2012, 3:11 pm
sadly noted
 
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