731Re: [WisCats] Re: Fw: Wisconsin bills, seizure bond will remove rights to animal ownership.
- Apr 5, 2010Thank you Kathy. VERY much! I will pass this on, if I may.
(who has been to Best Friends 4 times & I think lived there in another
Kathy Pobloskie wrote:
> Please read the bill and think about the knee jerk reaction and the
> parananoia that the original author of this message was trying to
> The intent of this bill is to protect humane societies that are put
> under serious financial hardship when they are forced to seize and
> hold animals for a criminal case. As in cases like the Thyme & Sage
> Ranch situation - where some of the animals have to be held for almost
> a year as evidence before the trial can take place. This can bankrupt
> a small shelter and seriously deplete the resources of a large one.
> We are trying to get stronger laws in Wisconsin to protect companion
> animals - please get involved and make sure you understand all sides
> of the issues. Then decide whether it is a good or bad thing.
> When it looks like the animal welfare community is "fractured" and
> can't support a bill that is presented - then the legislators are
> unwilling to support it either. That is why it took 10 years to pass a
> puppy mill bill in Wisconsin.
> Kathy Pobloskie
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