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Why Cats and Dogs May Soon Be Headed to Texas Jail

Animals  (tags: Good News, animalwelfare, adoptable animals, benefits, society, chances, loving home )

- 353 days ago -
The city of Austin, Texas is considering sending a mother cat, her kittens, and some dogs to live at the Travis County Correctional Complex in Del Valle. No, the animals haven't been convicted of anything (except maybe adorableness) -- through this pilot


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pam w (139)
Sunday October 1, 2017, 4:37 pm
GREAT idea! Nothing relieves tension like petting animals and prisoners have a LOT of tension!

Colleen L (3)
Sunday October 1, 2017, 4:38 pm
Great news for these animals. Hope it work well that maybe other states will do the same. Thank Kalliope

Janis K (126)
Sunday October 1, 2017, 7:39 pm
Thanks for sharing!

Derry R (39)
Monday October 2, 2017, 5:18 am

Derek R (294)
Monday October 2, 2017, 6:12 am
Thank you, noted.

Animae C (506)
Monday October 2, 2017, 6:21 am
A brilliant win-win situation!
i have actually seen this done in other prisons & it works a dream for all involved!
More prisons should do it!

TY Kalliope

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Monday October 2, 2017, 7:03 am

Lone F (67)
Monday October 2, 2017, 7:38 am
Such a great idea - seems to work for everyone involved

Thanks for sharing dear Kalliope

Peggy B (43)
Monday October 2, 2017, 3:05 pm
Great idea unless there is a psychopath in there.

Spy K (224)
Monday October 2, 2017, 3:44 pm
thanks-----read and noted------very cool

John D (49)
Tuesday October 3, 2017, 2:42 pm
This has been used in other places with great success for both inmates snd animals...

Raleighaway k (356)
Wednesday October 4, 2017, 2:01 am
noted shared ty

Sylvie A (194)
Wednesday October 4, 2017, 3:42 am
Noted. Thank you

Winn Adams (179)
Wednesday October 4, 2017, 6:52 am
Great idea.

Tanya W (65)
Wednesday October 4, 2017, 10:25 pm
Noted thank you πŸ•πŸˆπŸΆπŸ±
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