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OT - Itsys Fund - Bengals and Abyssinians in Vermont

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  • Sue B
    PLEASE CROSS-POST ... Date: Monday, August 01, 2005 9:01 PM -0400 Subject:150 Purebred Cats Need Help VT Date: 8/1/2005 10:52:05 A ... [Non-text portions of
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      Date: Monday, August 01, 2005 9:01 PM -0400
      Subject:150 Purebred
      Cats Need
      Help VT Date: 8/1/2005 10:52:05 A

      > Message from Dr. Bruce LeGallais
      > My name is Dr. Bruce LeGallais. I am a veterinarian
      > working in a small animal practice in Central Vermont.
      > A client of mine, 4 or 5 years ago, attempted to
      > become an exotic cat breeder (specifically Bengals and
      > Abyssinians). Unfortunately she has bred a great
      > number of cats but was unable to part with any of the
      > litters. As a consequence she has become a hoarder and
      > potentially has 100 to 150 cats in her house. Although
      > this woman is very nice she obviously has some
      > problems and is finally seeking some medical
      > treatment. Therefore she can no longer care for her
      > cats. The humane societies in Vermont are at full
      > capacity at this time and no one can seem to help out
      > with this problem.
      > I am volunteering my time and resources to help find
      > her cats homes. If not, they will all have to be
      > euthanized. I personally will be going into the house
      > to select out the healthy individuals and make sure
      > they are up to date on their vaccines.
      >
      > This is a very unfortunate situation but hopefully
      > with some good old Yankee Ingenuity (I am Canadian)
      > some of these cats can be adopted out to good and
      > loving homes. The house they are currently living in
      > has been condemned by the Dept. of Health.
      >
      > In conclusion, I am seeking help in finding an
      > alternative to euthanizing young, healthy cats of an
      > unfortunate circumstance. If anyone is interested or
      > can help me find homes please e-mail me back at
      > catamount662@....
      >
      > Thank-you for your time and consideration, Dr. Bruce

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