Thursday, June 23, 2011
And So It Begins....
Maybe that makes them feel like they're being humane. But they aren't dropping their cats off at "the humane society."
They are leaving their pet at a kill shelter where their pet probably doesn't stand much of a chance of getting out alive this time of year.
We're rescuing a darling little guy tomorrow. He's one of the fortunate ones:
So for two months, we wait as the line is out the door at Animal Services with people carrying unwanted, abandoned and discarded pets:
For the next several months, my visits to the shelter will end with tears and defeat. The tears will turn into anger at some unsuspecting soul who calls our rescue to "rehome" their cat because they're moving.
I was at the shelter when Linus' owner left him there on Monday:
I feel like I'm spitting in the wind. Looking forward to September and October already.