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PETITION ALERT: Howard County Animal Control: Stop Trapping and Killing Feral Cats in Managed Colonies! PLEASE SIGN !


Animals  (tags: feral cats, slaughtered, killed, ourage, managed colonies, desexed cats, howard county )

Simone
- 2924 days ago - change.org
It seems that Animal Control of Howard County call themselves "Animal Advocates", which seems to be far from the truth - at least when it comes to feral cats in managed colonies. Animal Control in Howard County, Maryland states that it kills all



   

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Danuta W (1251)
Wednesday July 13, 2011, 3:35 am
noted
 

Arild Warud (174)
Wednesday July 13, 2011, 3:36 am
Signed,thanks Simone.
 

NICKY MELVILLE (119)
Wednesday July 13, 2011, 3:52 am
signed and noted. There should be no feral cats. Full stop!! I am sick and tired of people just chucking cats out into the bush and letting them go wild! I have four feral cats at the moment that I have taken in and tamed. ( Well, my son and his girlfriend share the care of two of them.) and have cared for countless others, over the years,Here in Australia, there are some wonderful people who capture the feral cats and find hundreds of homes for them. Even if they are fed, they still do immeasurable damage to the wildlife, if they are living out in the bush, but they do have a right to life, like every other animal. The problem needs to be solved holistically. Why are people abandoning their cats and kittens in the first place? Often through being unable to pay for their care. If governments would help people on low incomes,with the cost of sterilizing their animals in the first place and helping with vets incredibly high bills, people might not be so tempted to abandon them.
 

. (0)
Wednesday July 13, 2011, 4:17 am
Signed.
 

Hege Torset (43)
Wednesday July 13, 2011, 10:35 am
"The time period for signing this petition has ended."
 

Toni C (508)
Thursday July 14, 2011, 11:24 pm
Thanks for the article, Simone, but the petition has timed out... sorry.
 

Julie P (54)
Thursday July 14, 2011, 11:53 pm
Unfortunately, I could not sign the petition, since, as Hege and Toni noted, it's expired :(
 

Elena Arutiunova (34)
Thursday July 14, 2011, 11:57 pm
The time period for signing this petition has ended :((
 

Elsie Au (259)
Friday July 15, 2011, 12:58 am
Petition already closed....
 

Past Member (0)
Friday July 15, 2011, 4:16 am
What kind of a solution is KILLING. You made & did not resolve the problem (spay/neuter) and you KILL the cats as the solution?!?

I have maintained a colony of ferals for years now that have been fixed & I have had 0 new kittens this year & found homes for the ones last year. Now my colony is no longer reproducing & the ones that are here now will live our their sadly short but natural lives.

The idea of my ferals being killed is beyond my comprehension. I call them my outdoor pets.
 

Jason Green (235)
Friday July 15, 2011, 6:45 am
The time period for signing this petition has ended.
 

Margaret B (88)
Sunday July 17, 2011, 7:25 am
petition is closed
 
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