Tuesday, February 06, 2007
  Does it come across at all that I'm losing my patience?
This girl's email to me (she adopted two of Mamacat I's kittens):
Hey you
Do you know anyone who can make a good home for graygoose and Johnny walker ? I have to find them a home my daughter is allergic to them….

Mine back to her:
No. We went through this before, when you had another, different reason to get rid of them.

I hope you can find them a good home as you made a commitment to them when you took them as kittens that you would care for them. Otherwise, while they were young and cute, they could have found homes much easier than they will now, as grown-up cats. I suggest you talk to friends and relatives.

You can contact rescue organizations as well; Animal Aid may take a cat from you WITH a donation. Which I expect that you would whole-heartedly give to them considering the circumstances; they are YOUR cats. Your responsibility. They trust that you will take care of them. Getting rid of them is going to be a sad change and upheaval to their lives, even if you find them a good home, so I expect you will do your best to do at least that much for them.

Fuckin' people. This is Thor & Scaredy Cat we're talking about.
she gave her kittens booze names, Stace. Hello.. This does not indicate a responsible person.

Although maybe that whole litter is just bad. Mini is so misbehaved, I just want to punch her sometimes. She's lucky she's cute.
Byron does have a good point on that one!
people just suck. that's the bottom line. i can't imagine ever wanting to give up a member of my family like that. meatwad may not be the best behaved kitty in the world, but he's like a son to me and i couldn't bear to part with him.. this woman obviously is too flakey and irresponsible to be taking care of them anyways. maybe they'll be better off once all is said and done.
Greygoose and Johnny Walker??? OMG I think I'm going to be sick (and she can't even spell greygoose!) There's probably something she should be giving up, and its not the cats.
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I'm Stacey. I'm a 31(!)-year-old Wisconsin girl living in sunny South Florida. The highlights in my life are my lovely boyfriend, my aloof cats, my adorable/adoring stepdogs, my two lumbering tortoises, select family members, being outside, being underwater, taking pictures, yadda yadda. Stay tuned for lots of babbling!

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Making a difference

A small boy lived by the ocean. He loved the creatures of the sea, especially the starfish, and he spent much of his time exploring the seashore.

One day the boy learned there would be a minus tide that would leave the starfish stranded on the sand.

When the tide went out, he went down to the beach, began picking up the stranded starfish, and tossing them back into the ocean.

An elderly man who lived next door came down to the beach to see what the boy was doing. Seeing the man's quizzical expression, the boy paused as he approached. "I'm saving the starfish!" the boy proudly declared.

When the neighbor saw all of the stranded starfish he shook his head and said: "I'm sorry to disappoint you, young man, but if you look down the beach, there are stranded starfish as far as the eye can see. And if you look up the beach the other way, it's the same. One little boy like you isn't going to make much of a difference."

The boy thought about this for a moment. Then he reached his small hand down to the sand, picked up another starfish, tossed it out into the ocean, and said: "Well, I sure made a difference for that one!"

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