Paw-fect effort
Dual animal rescue groups out to save Hudson’s ferals and strays
by Joseph Passantino
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ROUSING SUCCESS – Hudson County Friends of Ferals and Tuesday & Lisa Cat Rescue held a Paw Fest recently in Union City, with hundreds attending.
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The Hudson County Friends of Ferals (HCFF) and Tuesday & Lisa Cat Rescue (TLC) are out to save animals four paws at a time. And in some cases, like last month’s successful Paw Fest at Ellsworth Park in Union City, a couple thousand paws at once.

The organizations’ goals are separate, but congruent; to help homeless cats. It’s not always easy in Hudson County, the members say.

The area has two very different populations: feral and stray cats.

Stray cats are those that have been lost or abandoned. Ferals are cats born in the wild, although they are domestic breeds (they may be the offspring of strays). Ferals are often not friendly to humans, although strays may be. With ferals, there is the added problem that many of them have not been neutered or spayed, leading to continued growth within that population.

“Feral cats are unadoptable because they are too wild. They’re unsociable,” said Mercedes Garcia, a spokeswoman for both groups. “We can only TNR them (trap, neuter, and return).”

“My wife, Mercy, and I have been doing rescue for about 17 years now,” said Miguel Fernandez, Garcia’s husband. “So we are now teaching others how to do the same. By doing TNR we feel that by educating residents from Union City and surrounding towns we will be able to make a difference. Because spreading the word us the only way we can help them.”
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“We want to make sure that the person will love and care for this cat.” – Mercedes Garcia
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TLC Rescue is a small nonprofit whose members mainly do TNR in Hudson County and do adoptions of friendly animals found on the streets, according to Garcia.

HCFF was founded this summer to support the efforts of TLC Rescue in regard to feral cats.

“Our [new] organization, Hudson County of Ferals, helps the communities TNR, and tries to educate the public about the desperate need to neuter and spay all pets in order to reduce the amount of homeless animals,” Garcia said.

The groups serve much of Hudson County, including the municipalities of North Bergen, Secaucus, Union City, Weehawken, West New York, and Jersey City.

Successful fair

They combined their resources for the Oct. 19 Paw Fest in Union City, the municipality’s first ever event of its kind. TLC Rescue provided the funding and HCFF provided the volunteers.

“It was a huge success, with 500 free rabies shots administered by our local vet, Carlos Triana of Summit Animal Clinic, and 50 free microchips from People for Animals,” Garcia said.

The Paw Fest also featured dogs and cats available for adoptions. But it wasn’t all seriousness either. The day included live music, a dog kissing contest, a pet costume competition, an agility demonstration, pet services and food vendors, a belly dancer, face painting, giveaways, and prizes.

Got a $20K grant

TLC is taking on an ambitious project after receiving a PetSmart Charities grant for $20,000. The rescue group is set to TNR 300 cats in one neighborhood of Union City over the next year, according to Fernandez.

“The area is roughly from The Doric development to Kennedy Boulevard and as far north at Eighth Street,” he said. “Our volunteers will be assisting in trapping cats and taking care of them prior to and after surgeries. Our goal is to reduce the homeless cat population as well as reduce nuisance problems.”

“We do believe that the homeless cat population can be controlled through a combination of TNR, the cooperation of town governments, the education of feeders and a solid group effort,” Garcia said. “I think that the main wishes of any organization like ours are funding and finding space for TNR.”

“We're currently exploring our options for space, and this is very challenging in a dense urban environment,” she said. “We've discussed possibilities with [Union City] Mayor Brian Stack and are open to any community members who have ideas or space they would like to donate.”

How to adopt

The second major objective of the sister organizations is finding good homes for the strays they find.

“With the help of TLC we fully vet any of the friendly cats we encounter and put them up for adoption,” Garcia said. “If someone wants to adopt any of our friendly, adoptable cats, then we arrange for a meet and greet.

“If they like the cat they fill out an application, which we then process to make sure we have a match,” she said. “We want to make sure that the person will love and care for this cat. Once the person is approved, we then deliver the cat to the house.”

Group growing

HCFF is growing by leaps and bounds. The association now counts about 150 members in its ranks, with about a dozen attending its meetings at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at the William V. Musto Center in Union City.

“At our meetings we have discussed working with the city to get ID cards for cat feeders,” Garcia said. “This model is very successful in Bergen County. We've also discussed the possibility of having a pet food bank and having other community events.”

More information

The rescue group can be reached by visiting https://www.facebook.com/TLCatResue. Adoptable animals can be found at TLCrescue.petfinder.org or http://www.animalleague.org.

Joseph Passantino may be reached at JoePass@hudsonreporter.com.

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Woodsman001
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November 18, 2013
Here's how these delusional, self-serving, and uneducated TNR-advocates are destroying all life on the planet.

The TNR CON-GAME

FACT: Trap & Kill failed because cats cannot be trapped faster than they exponentially breed out of control.

FACT: Trap, Neuter, & Re-Abandon (TNR) is an even bigger abject failure because these man-made ecological disasters cannot be trapped faster than they exponentially breed out of control, and they also continue to cruelly annihilate all native wildlife (from the smallest of prey up to the top predators that are starved to death), and the cats continue to spread many deadly diseases that they carry today -- FOR WHICH THERE ARE NO VACCINES AGAINST THEM. Many of which are even listed as bioterrorism agents. (Such as Tularemia and The Plague -- Yes, people have already died from cat-transmitted plague in the USA. No fleas nor rats even required. The cats themselves carry and transmit the plague all on their own.)

FACT: THERE IS ABSOLUTELY _NOTHING_ HUMANE ABOUT TNR. Nearly every last TNR'ed cat dies an inhumane death by road-kill, from cat and animal attacks, environmental poisons, starvation, dehydration, freezing to death, infections, parasites, etc. And if very very lucky humanely shot to death or re-trapped and drowned (the two most common methods employed on all farms and ranches to protect their gestating livestock's offspring and valuable native wildlife dying from cats' Toxoplasmosis parasites). This doesn't begin to count the thousands of defenseless native animals that cats skin alive and disembowel alive for their daily and hourly play-toys. And pitting cat against cat to fight-to-the-death for territory is ABSOLUTELY NO DIFFERENT than those who run criminal dog-fight rings to see who is the winner. They spend YEARS in jail. The only difference in destroying cats immediately and humanely instead of trapping, sterilizing, then releasing them to an inhumane death; is that money isn't going into an HSUS or SPCA board-member's pocket, veterinarian's pocket, cat-food company CEO's pocket, or a drug-company CEO's pocket. And that's the ONLY difference!

FACT: These manipulative, deceptive, and deceitful TNR proponents are now clipping cats ears ONLY. WITHOUT vaccinations nor sterilizing them. They do this to save money and protect their outdoor hoarded cat colonies from being trapped and euthanized by the state because the clipped-ear shows officials that they have been sterilized and vaccinated. Why pay $140 for each cat and all that time when just a trap and a simple snip of scissors on each one can also protect their hoarded cats from being destroyed? (I have absolute proof of this.)

FACT: Cats are a man-made (through selective breeding) invasive species. And as such, are no less of a man-made environmental disaster than any other caused by man. Cats are even worse than an oil-spill of continent-sized proportions. They not only kill off rare and endangered marine-mammals along all coastlines from run-off carrying cats' Toxoplasma gondii parasites, they destroy the complete food-chain in every ecosystem where cats are found. From smallest of prey gutted and skinned alive for cats' tortured play-toys, up to the top predators that are starved to death from cats destroying their ONLY food sources. (Precisely what cats caused on my own lands not long ago.)

FACT: Hunted To Extinction (or in this case, extirpation of all outdoor cats) is the ONLY method that is faster than a species like cats can exponentially out-breed and out-adapt to. Especially a man-made invasive species like these cats that can breed 2X-4X's faster than any naturally occurring cat-species.

FACT: In _FOURTEEN_YEARS_ Alley Cat ALL-LIES branch of NYC have only reduced feral cats in their own city by 0.08% to 0.024% (as the months go on that percentage becomes more insignificant), allowing more than 99.92% to 99.976% to exponentially breed out of control. Here's how Alley-Cat-ALL-LIES' deceptive math works: If you TNR 4 cats and 3 get flattened by cars this translates to 75% fewer feral-cats everywhere. Alley Cat ALL-LIES can't even reduce cats in their own city, yet they promote it as a worldwide solution. Then even bigger fools fall for it and promote it.

FACT: When researching over 100 of the most "successful" TNR programs worldwide, JUST ONE trapped more than 0.4%. Oregon's 50,000 TNR'ed cats (the highest rate I found) is 4.9% of all ferals in their state. Yet, by applying population growth calculus on the unsterilized 95.1% they will have trapped only 0.35% of all cats in their state sometime this year. Less than 0.4% is a far cry from the required 75%-85% to be the least bit effective.

FACT: Their mythical "vacuum effect" is a 100% LIE. A study done by the Texas A&M University proved that any perceived "vacuum" is just the simple case that CATS ATTRACT CATS. Get rid of them all and there's no cats there to attract more. I proved this myself by shooting and burying hundreds of them on my own lands. ZERO cats replaced them FOR FOUR YEARS NOW. If you want more cats, keep even one of them around, more will find you. That university study also found that sterilized cats very poorly defend any territory. Non-sterilized cats, being more aggressive, take over the sterilized cats' resources (shelter & food if any). If there is any kind of "vacuum effect" at all, it is that sterilizing cats cause non-sterilized cats to restore the reproductive void.

FACT: During all this investigation I have discovered something that is unfaltering without fail. Something that you can bet your very life on and win every last time. That being -- IF A TNR CAT-HOARDER IS TALKING THEN THEY ARE LYING. 100% guaranteed!
gripgirl
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November 19, 2013
Are you insane? Where are you getting your facts and stats, your imagination? Why are you so venomous and hateful of a GOOD thing? What is your problem with cats, since you obviously have one? Are you doing anything to make the world or OUR communities a better place or just bad-mouthing those who are? One last thing....did I mention you're insane?
Woodsman001
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November 20, 2013
A "GOOD thing"?!? LOL

Thanks for proving yet again what I and every last other sane person sees and now knows about all cat-lickers -- they can't even comprehend what they profess to read. How's that Toxoplasma gondii parasite that has turned your brain to a protozoan's mush working out for you so far? Not very well, we see.

I only use cat-lickers now as my online show-'n-tell puppets. To prove to everyone in the world, beyond any doubt in the universe, that no matter how much you try to educate them, reason with them, beg with them, plead with them, argue with them; that it will solve NOTHING for the problem that THEY created and are hellbent on perpetuating. I made that drastic mistake for FIFTEEN YEARS as their cats tortured-to-death all the native animals on my lands.

The ONLY thing that works is ignoring every last thing that these cat-licking morons might spew to others, and then giving back to them the EXACT SAME amount of respect and consideration as they show to ALL other life on earth. (They don't even respect the lives of their cats; throwing them under the wheels of cars, letting them die from environmental poisons, being eaten from the inside-out by parasites, from cat-attacks, etc.)

Just destroy every last one of their free-roaming cats -- because even they don't care how their cats die. In fact they insist that all their cats die gruesome and inhumane deaths from TNR practitioners' "reduction by attrition" mantra.

Then and only then will the problem that they created be solved.

You only have to ignore every last thing these deranged invasive species vermin-lickers are spewing to the world. That's the most important part. Asking them for advice and help to solve the problem that they created and are hellbent on perpetuating is just as foolish as asking your local career thieves for their advice and help to hide your valuables from their daily motives, goals, and activities.

Once their furry little animal-sacrifices that they use to manipulate everyone are no-more, they don't have even 1 of 4 legs to stand on about anything. Nothing to complain about. Nothing to manipulate others with anymore.

GAME OVER!

It worked 100% where I live. May you learn to ignore them as much as I had and just start to destroy every last free-roaming cat you see, then your cat problem solves itself! 100% guaranteed! And if you live where they've already hijacked your lawmakers and removed your rights to your own property? Then ...

SSS -- Shoot, Shovel, & Shut-Up

TDSS -- Trap, Drown, Shovel, & Shut-Up

Those are your two very best friends when living next-door to a manipulative cat-licker. Legal on every square foot of this earth. No local laws were violated if it never happened! Many a raccoon, dog, car, coyote, hawk, cat-napper, etc, was blamed for a neighbor's missing cat that is now acting as fertilizer for rose-bushes.

Good luck! :-)

I repeat: Why hasn't The National-Guard and United Nations and all police-forces on earth stepped-in with lethal means to stop them yet? As we all know now, educating them won't stop them -- trying to educate the Toxoplasma gondii brain-hijacked ineducable is a fools' game. They've all proved that, beyond any doubt left in the universe, for decades now.
Woodsman001
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November 18, 2013
Licensing and laws do nothing to curb the problem. If cats are required to be licensed then cat-lickers just stop putting collars on their cats, as they did by me. And they won't even bother getting them micro-chipped, especially not that. They want absolutely nothing that can hold them legally accountable for the actions of their cats. We're not talking about the topmost responsible citizens of the world, you know. They don't want that responsibility of what their cat has done coming back on them. If they had even one iota of a sense of responsibility and respect for all other lives on this planet we wouldn't even be having these discussions.

However, I found something that DOES work, works well, and works fast (relative to the years it takes trying to educate deceitful and lying cat-lickers that accomplishes ABSOLUTELY NOTHING). Where I live cat-lickers have learned that _ALL_ cats, stray and feral, collared or not, ear-tipped or not (because TNR con-artists now just clip cats' ears only, WITHOUT sterilizing or vaccinating them, to protect their hoarded cats from being trapped and euthanized), _ALL_ their cats are shot on sight and buried whenever found away from supervised confinement.

The ONLY thing that works is destroying any of their cats found outdoors off their property. They either learn to stop getting more cats that die under the wheels of cars or from animal attacks, or they finally learn how to be a responsible pet owner, respectful neighbor, and learn to keep their invasive species animal under confined supervision, as it should be. Win win win all around.

You can't train a cat to stay home but I found that, in time, you CAN train a cat-owner into being a responsible pet-owner and a respectable neighbor. Most of them are so phenomenally stupid, disrespectful, and criminally irresponsible though that you have to make at least 12-15 of their cats permanently disappear before they even start to figure out what they've been doing wrong all during their sorry, useless, and pathetic lives. (Though the ones by me who were adopting "barn cats" from "barn-cat programs" were uniquely cretinized and lobotomized. I had to shoot and bury many hundreds of their cats, to stop their cats from annihilating the very last of my native wildlife, before they started to learn.)

If you live where its not legal to use firearms then check into 700-1200fps air-rifles and pointed vermin-pellets. Many of the new ones come with their own sound-suppressor designs built-in, specifically designed for shooting vermin cats in urban areas, the demand is that great. Failing that, then there's always the SSS and TDSS Cat Management Programs that are exploding in popularity worldwide. Shoot, Shovel, & Shut-Up; or Trap, Drown, Shovel, & Shut-Up. Both methods are legal on every square foot of this earth. No local laws were violated if it never happened. (Where cats have already learned to evade all trapping methods, then inexpensive generic acetaminophen (overseas paracetamol) pain-relievers are a more species-specific vermin poison. A method condoned by even National Geographic, Audubon, Smithsonian, and many others. But you really need to dispose of that cat safely so that wildlife won't die from the many deadly diseases cats spread even after their death.)

I don't see anyone dumping cats where I live anymore. They don't even adopt more than can be kept under lock & key 24/7. When driving through the area I don't see even one cat on anyone's doorsteps anymore. I always keep an eye out to see if there are more free-roaming cats that will have to be shot. And if I'll have to leave fish-oil trails on all the roadsides again, leading right to my IR surveillance system and laser-sighted rifle. (You can read some of the most effective methods I invented to rid my lands of hundreds of these vermin in only two seasons, posted here: americanhunter D0T org SLASH blogs/arkansas-will-trap-feral-cats The eradication so complete and effective that cats are non-existent from my area for 4 years now. Not seen a one.)

Leaving ANY of their invasive species cats outside in my area means certain death for that cat, their further existence can be counted in hours. You'd think everyone else could learn from this simple lesson. The quickest way to solve an unwanted animal and irresponsible pet-owner problem is to let everyone know that you will quickly and humanely destroy every last one of their unwanted, uncared-for, or unsupervised animals for them. They either grow up fast or, far more plausible, dump their animals elsewhere to become someone else's problem.

You just can't be an enabler of criminally irresponsible spineless and heartless idiots — or they remain that way. (At least where you live, anyway.)

IF THERE ARE NOT DIRECT AND IMMEDIATE IRREVERSIBLE CONSEQUENCES TO THEIR CRIMINALLY-NEGLIGENT AND CRIMINALLY-IRRESPONSIBLE BEHAVIORS AND VALUES THEN THEY LEARN ABSOLUTELY *NOTHING*.
Woodsman001
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November 17, 2013
Do you have your liability insurance up to date and good lawyers all lined-up when people discover you are in direct violation of findings by the CDC and someone sues you, your local lawmakers, your township, and your county for $MILLIONS for a cat bite or scratch?

Conclusions on all TNR practices now direct from the CDC

onlinelibrary.wiley D0T com SLASH doi/10.1111/zph.12070/abstract

Summary

Domestic cats are an important part of many Americans' lives, but effective control of the 60-100 million feral cats living throughout the country remains problematic. Although trap-neuter-vaccinate-return (TNVR) programmes are growing in popularity as alternatives to euthanizing feral cats, their ability to adequately address disease threats and population growth within managed cat colonies is dubious. Rabies transmission via feral cats is a particular concern as demonstrated by the significant proportion of rabies post-exposure prophylaxis associated with exposures involving cats. Moreover, TNVR has not been shown to reliably reduce feral cat colony populations because of low implementation rates, inconsistent maintenance, and immigration of unsterilized cats into colonies. For these reasons, TNVR programmes are not effective methods for reducing public health concerns or for controlling feral cat populations. Instead, responsible pet ownership, universal rabies vaccination of pets and removal of strays remain integral components to control rabies and other diseases.

(end summary)
Woodsman001
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November 17, 2013
Do you have your liability insurance up to date and good lawyers all lined-up when people discover you are in direct violation of findings by the CDC and someone sues you, your local lawmakers, your township, and your county for $MILLIONS for a cat bite or scratch?

Conclusions on all TNR practices now direct from the CDC

onlinelibrary.wiley D0T com SLASH doi/10.1111/zph.12070/abstract

Summary

Domestic cats are an important part of many Americans' lives, but effective control of the 60-100 million feral cats living throughout the country remains problematic. Although trap-neuter-vaccinate-return (TNVR) programmes are growing in popularity as alternatives to euthanizing feral cats, their ability to adequately address disease threats and population growth within managed cat colonies is dubious. Rabies transmission via feral cats is a particular concern as demonstrated by the significant proportion of rabies post-exposure prophylaxis associated with exposures involving cats. Moreover, TNVR has not been shown to reliably reduce feral cat colony populations because of low implementation rates, inconsistent maintenance, and immigration of unsterilized cats into colonies. For these reasons, TNVR programmes are not effective methods for reducing public health concerns or for controlling feral cat populations. Instead, responsible pet ownership, universal rabies vaccination of pets and removal of strays remain integral components to control rabies and other diseases.

(end summary)
Woodsman001
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November 17, 2013
Be sure you test those cats for ALL of the following diseases, or I hope the recipient of one of them that you adopt-out or someone coming in contact with your disease-infested cats sues you so bad that you never recover from it. (For example, not long ago businesses in Miami were ruined by caretakers of feral-cats spreading hookworm in all the beaches. Lawsuits aplenty!)

These are just the diseases these invasive species vermin cats have been spreading to humans, not counting the ones they spread to all wildlife. THERE ARE NO VACCINES against many of these, and are in-fact listed as bio-terrorism agents. They include: Afipia felis, Anthrax, Bartonella (Rochalimaea) henselae, Bergeyella (Weeksella) zoohelcum, Campylobacter Infection, Cat Scratch Disease, Chlamydia psittaci (feline strain), Cowpox, Coxiella burnetti Infection (Q fever), Cryptosporidium Infection, Cutaneous larva migrans, Dermatophytosis, Dipylidium Infection (tapeworm), Hookworm Infection, Leptospira Infection, Giardia, Neisseria canis, Pasteurella multocida, Plague, Poxvirus, Rabies, Rickettsia felis, Ringworm, Salmonella Infection, Scabies, Sporothrix schenckii, Toxocara Infection, Toxoplasmosis, Trichinosis, Visceral larva migrans, Yersinia pseudotuberculosis. [Centers for Disease Control, July 2010] Bovine Tuberculosis, Sarcosporidiosis, Flea-borne Typhus, Tularemia, and Rat-Bite Fever can now also be added to that list.

Yes, "The Black Death" (the plague) is alive and well today and being spread by people's CATS this time around. People have already died from cat-transmitted plague in the USA. For a fun read, one of hundreds of cases, Google for: Cat-Transmitted Fatal Pneumonic Plague

Oh, by the way, you did know, didn't you, that giving a rabies shot to a cat that already has rabies does not cure it of rabies? Google for: RABID KITTEN ADOPTED WAKE COUNTY (for just one example of hundreds of rabid cats adopted from outdoors). A vetted cat can STILL transmit rabies if it was harvested from unknown living conditions with an unknown vaccination history. May one of those cats you adopt-out have rabies too. Is your liability insurance in excess of $10M? Either quarantine them for 6 or more months at your OWN expense (as required by national and international law), or euthanize them. Those are your only 2 options to be relatively certain you are not handing rabies to someone. Isn't reality fun?

Google for: RABIES PROMPTS CARLSBAD TNR CAT PROGRAM SUSPENSION

Rabies Outbreak Caused by TNR! 50 Pets Euthanized. ALL Stray Cats Destroyed. All livestock destroyed. More than a dozen homeowners pay for their own $3000 rabies shots.

Google for: Rabies Outbreak in Westchester County

Google for: Rabid Kitten Jamestown Exposure

There's hundreds more like those on the net showing everyone how these phenomenally ignorant and foolish cat-lickers "help" their communities by allowing TNR CAT-HOARDERS to continue their criminally negligent behavior. And contrary to these cat-lickers' perpetual LIES, feeding stray cats TRAINS them to approach humans for food. What do you think happens to the child or foolish adult that reaches down to try to pet or pick up that now seemingly friendly "cute kitty" that just approached them? The wild animal lashes out and bites or scratches the hand that has no food for them. Resulting in $3000 rabies shots for each victim, paid for out of their OWN pockets. Two reports even document rabid cats entering a pet-door and one even came through the family's ceiling in search of human supplied foods, the attack so bad that the whole family required hospitalization.

Then there's cats' most insidious disease of all, their Toxoplasma gondii parasite they spread through their excrement into all other animals. This is how humans get it in their dinner-meats, cats roaming around stockyards and farms (herbivores can contract this parasite in no other way). This is why cats are routinely destroyed around gestating livestock or important wildlife by shooting or drowning them. So those animals won't suffer from the same things that can happen to the unborn fetus of any pregnant woman. (Miscarriages, still-births, hydrocephaly, and microcephaly.) It can make you blind or even kill you at any time during your life once you've been infected. It becomes a permanent lifetime parasite in your mind, killing you when your immune system becomes compromised by disease or chemo and immunosuppressive therapies. It can last over a year in any soils or waters and not even washing your hands or garden vegetables in bleach will destroy the oocysts. Contrary to cat-lickers' self-deceptive myths, a cat can become reinfected many times during its life and spread millions of oocysts each time. It's now linked to the cause of autism, schizophrenia, and brain cancers; as well as increasing the suicide rate in women almost 2-fold even though they've never suffered from any mental or emotional health issues previously. This parasite is also killing off rare and endangered marine-mammals along all coastlines from cats' T. gondii oocysts in run-off from the land, the oocysts surviving even in saltwater.

Its strange life cycle is meant to infect rodents. Any rodents infected with it lose their fear of cats and are attracted to cat urine.

scitizen D0T com SLASH neuroscience/parasite-hijacks-the-mind-of-its-host_a-23-509 D0T html

Cats attract rodents to your home with their whole slew of diseases (like The Plague from rats and fleas, many people have died from cat-transmitted Plague in the USA already, it is alive and well and being spread by cats today). If you want rodents in your home keep cats outside of it to attract diseased rodents to your area. I experienced this phenomenon (as have many others), and all rodent problems disappeared after I shot and buried every last one of hundreds of cats on my lands.

Another interesting experiment. They wanted to find out if dogs could possibly transmit cat-shat Toxoplasma gondii oocysts. A dog infected with T. gondii from a source-cat cannot. That stage of the parasite's life-cycle is 100% dependent on cat-physiology as its primary reproductive host. But if dogs ingest oocyst-laden cat-feces then dogs can pass the oocysts produced by cats & their common brain-hijacking parasite.

ncbi.nlm.nih D0T gov SLASH pubmed/9477489?dopt=Abstract&holding=f1000,f1000m,isrctn

It is interesting to note: That these Toxoplasma gondii oocysts shed by cats can even survive the hydrochloric stomach acids for the duration that they remain in a mammal's digestive tract. And then they doubt my words when I tell them of the studies where they found that this parasite's oocysts (seeds) can even survive washing your hands in bleach. You could wash your hands and garden vegetables in hydrochloric acid and digestive enzymes for the same duration that food remains in an animal's digestive tract and even that won't destroy it. Your hands would be dissolved into a digestible pulp long before you could kill the Toxoplasma gondii oocysts.

Yeah, "basic hygiene" is going to keep your kids safe from going blind sometime during their life, becoming autistic, or die if they ever require any immunosuppressive therapies during their lifetime if they had ever played in a sandbox that a neighbor's cat has defecated in.

Go ahead, drink the cat-lickers' Kool-Aid.
NowSadIfToothily
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November 18, 2013
It's about TIME someone spoke the TRUTH about these invasive species pieces of **** . I'm so tired of the American Bird Conservancy and their "pwease keep your widdle kitty cat inside" campaign. Cats are an INVASIVE SPECIES that should be ERADICATED like smallpox. Letting the criminal negligent keep what are essentially BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS so long as they don't let the outside is the kind of idea I could only see those with Toxoplasmosis addled brains coming up with. The cat needs to be EXTINCT not indoors.
Woodsman001
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November 18, 2013
NowSadIfToothily, what I've posted and you've read so far isn't even the tip of the iceberg.

Not only are these demented invasive-species house-cat "animal lovers" now killing off all Big Cats in all wildlife reserves around the world.

thenational.ae/news/uae-news/big-cat-owners-warned-to-keep-them-acres-away-from-feral-strays

And they've already made their ONE AND ONLY native cat species EXTINCT in the UK (the inventors of that TNR insanity).

guardian.co.uk/environment/2012/sep/16/scottish-wildcat-extinction

"A report, produced by the Scottish Wildcat Association, reviewed 2,000 records of camera trap recordings, eyewitness reports and road kills, and concluded there may be only about 40 wildcats left in Scotland in the wild today. 'However you juggle the figures, it is hard to find anything positive,' says Steve Piper, the association's chairman. 'The overwhelming evidence is that the wildcat is going to be extinct within months.'" ... "However, it is not the loss of habitat that is causing the current cat crisis in the Cairngorms. It is the spread of the domestic cat." ... "'Essentially the Highland wildcat is being eradicated by an alien invasive species: the domestic cat.'" (report quoted from last year, they are no-doubt extinct by now)

As well as killing off all their inland River Otters in England with their cats' parasites.

wildlifeextra.com/go/news/otter-toxoplasmosis.html

As well as cats' parasites killing off all rare and endangered marine mammals on all coastlines around the world (worse than any oil-spill that has ever existed or could even be imagined).

msnbc.msn.com/id/43159544/ns/technology_and_science-science/t/lethal-parasites-team-kill-dolphins-seals/

But now these cat-licking "animal lovers" are also killing off all the Mountain Lions (Cougars, Puma, Endangered Florida Panther, etc.), and all other native cat species in the USA.

rapidcityjournal.com/sports/local/feral-cats-pose-threat-to-birds-lions/article_8ec451c9-4b03-55a3-baa7-71ac577905cb.html

Let's thank these psychotic cat-lickers for all the fine work they do for being such fantastic "animal lovers", shall we? THEY JUST LOVE CATS SO MUCH! So caring! So thoughtful! So FULL of love for living things!

I'd love to thank them all, each with a gift of a solitary-confinement prison-cell -- FOR LIFE. Better yet, for their VAST ecological crimes and sins against all of nature and all of humanity, hanged-until-dead would be a far more fitting "gift" for them AND the whole planet.

Why hasn't The National-Guard and United Nations and all police-forces on earth stepped-in with lethal means to stop them yet? As we all know now, educating them won't stop them -- trying to educate the Toxoplasma gondii brain-hijacked ineducable is a fools' game. They've all proved that, beyond any doubt left in the universe, for decades now.
Woodsman001
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November 18, 2013
In case you are curious -- the term that I use of "cat licker" is justifiably and accurately gleaned from the growing fad of people who are obsessed with cats and want to do everything possible to make their cats feel good at the expense of all that is reasonable and sane.

They are now licking their cats clean.

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It's just another one of the many aberrant and mentally-ill behaviors of "cat lickers".

I cannot, in all good conscience and honesty, EVER use the term "cat lover" again to describe these heartless and spineless cretins. People who love cats do not throw them under the wheels of moving cars, let them lap-up antifreeze in a gutter, force them to attack one another to fight-to-the-death for territory (one of the main selling points of TNR and is absolutely no different than people who run dog-fight rings -- both just as criminal of animal abuse), by letting them roam free. "Cat Lover" is an extremely oxymoronic label. "Cat Licker" is the only one that accurately works today.