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Breaking News: Hundreds of Cats Rescued from Florida "Sanctuary"

Monday, February 27, 2012 - 4:45pm

We’re at it again! At the request of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office and Madison County Animal Control, the ASPCA is on the ground in Florida managing the rescue of hundreds of cats. The animals were found living in overcrowded and filthy conditions at a non-profit cat sanctuary known as Caboodle Ranch. This is the largest number of cats the ASPCA has ever had to remove from one location in the course of an animal cruelty investigation.

“After receiving numerous complaints regarding the care of animals at Caboodle Ranch, we’re glad that the appropriate enforcement action is being taken,” says Sheriff Ben Stewart with the Madison County Sherriff’s Office.

Many of the cats are exhibiting signs of severe neglect and appear to be suffering from upper respiratory conditions and eye infections, among other medical issues. Responders are also uncovering numerous deceased cats on the property.

“This is a tragic situation. Caboodle Ranch was clearly overwhelmed with hundreds of cats in dire need of medical treatment,” says Tim Rickey, Senior Director of the ASPCA’s Field Investigations and Response team. “The sanctuary had no adoption or spay/neuter programs in place to manage its current population.”

In addition to the ASPCA, numerous agencies from throughout Florida and others from as far away as California have stepped in to help with the massive rescue. “Our immediate goal is to work quickly to remove these cats from the property and safely transport them to a temporary shelter, where they will be triaged by a veterinary team,” adds Rickey.

As of this morning, responders continue to pull cats from the property. The founder of Caboodle Ranch has been arrested and multiple animal cruelty charges are pending.

Please stay tuned for more breaking news on the Madison County rescue.

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this is disgusting.
not that this has not happened before...but not on such a large scale.
..has it come to where all sanctuaries need to be inspected??
,...BUT
....BY WHOM?
yes--there are SO SO SO MANY OUT THERE WHO ARE KNOWN RTO BE 100% TRUSTWORTHY--and would NEVER allow this slip by. -and i hope some of these people will be sought and asked if they-or if not them-but-others they know...and others...known ..separately.. should inspect -w/o warning or notice ..thesae places. -not all-some are very highly regarded..and are out rescuing / speaking out/ making safe places---true safe places' --who can be left w/o inspection and more..if needed.

i just wonder if this death-sanctuary ..might have started with good intentions-but-like so many-take in more than they can handle.

it is obvious ..that the time has come ...NO. it came quite a long time ago--BUT. WE ARE IN THE PRESENT
FUNDING IS NEEDED. IN MANY AREAS OF ANUMAL CRUELTY.

BUT IN MY SPEAKING-
HAVING TO DUE WITH SANCTUARIES/ ..TO ANY SAFE-PLACES. --ALL NOT ACTIVE IN RESCUE-AND KNOWN TO MANY PEOPLE --WHO ARE KNOWN TO LEAD MANY GROUPS -SAVING RESCUING ETC MOSTLY CATS AND DOGS. AND OTHERS IN THE SAME SHELTERS/ POUNDS ETC. -THIS IS ONE OF MANY ANIMAL CRUELTY GROUPS. -AND I AM PART OF THIS FIGHT. -NO ONE HUMAN CAN BE INVOLVED WITH --ALL/ EVEN SEVERAL INHUMANE-IGNORED..AND -EVEN DEEMED WORTHLESS-ALL ANIMALS. NO ONE CAN FIGHT FOR ALL. ---DIFFERENT NEEDS. ETC.-AND SOME..FUNDS ARE NOT NEEDED--IT IS MORE ABOUT ---STOPPING INHUMANE ACTS-IE -THE HORRIFIC LARGE-SCALE KILLING OF WOLVES! ---IT IS SO SO INHUMANE-THAT I SIMPLY CAN NOT BELIEVE IT IS NOT ...'WORTHY' OF ATTENTION FROM ..MOST OF ALL: ..CONGRESS.
BUT HERE WE HAVE IT
WORTH/ WORTHLESS.
EVEN THOSE FIGHTING TO SAVE RESCUE HELP HUMANS IN NEED -WHICH AT THIS POINT:

WE NEED TO TOTALLY FOCUS ON OUR OWN COUNTRY!!!!. YES-HUFGE DISASTERS..-
LOOK-I AM NOT INVOLVED WITH 'POLITICS' ! NEVER COULD. -THEY EITHER ARE TOO INVOLVED IN KEEPING THEMSELVES IN-SENATE ETC -AND SPENDING MUCH TIME GATHERING HUGE $$$$ FOR THEMSELVES TO REMAIN IN THE ..IN THE...SENATE? OR ..ANY ..? BUT ALL $ ..WASHED AWAY..WIN/ LOSE. --
IS THAT WHO ...OR
WHT
THIS COUNTRY HAS COME DOWN TO?
YES! OF COURSE.
GOVERNMENT ...and their providers to keep them 'in' ..and by
by giving
SUCH ENORMOUS LUMP FUNDS--WHICH ...COULD ..DO SO MUCH MORE FOR...WHAT IT IS THOSE SCRAMBLING CLIMBING FIGHTING AMONGST THEMSELVES... -WAT REPUBLICAN. DEMOCRAT...NO--OTHER NEW ..??? -ALL IN A BIG WAD-BALL OF MASSIVE MOVEMENT. CHAOS. -I WANT IT I WANT IT I ---I ---I WANT THE JOB. TO KEEP THE JOB. TO TO---. --AND SO $$$..AND PROMISES TO THOSE WHO GIVE SO MUCH$$$$$$$$$$$$$ TO THESE RATTY POLITICIANS--HA! -USUALLY THE MORE $$$ ONE NEEDS-THE MORE THEY ARE NOT WORTHY-
TO VOTE IS NOT ABOUT $$
BUT IT IS
SO THEY CAN DIG INTO PASTS OF OPPONENTS///

OK. THIS IS ..WHILE NOT AT ALL--OFF-TOPIC ...IT IS NOT WHAT I AM RESPONDING TO. IT IS THE ABOVE...SANCTUARY--AND -ALL ELSE-FAKE RESUES. -SO ON. -BUT SOME..NOT. -THEY JUST GET OVERWHELMED..CAN'T HELP TAING IN ...ANOTHER GROUP OF ,...SWEET --ONCE ADOPTED...-----OUT OF LOVE???? ---WHAT??? NO! OUT OF ....TEMPORARY TIME-TIL THEY CAN NOT AFFORD --THE--- ADOPTED ...'ANIMAL" -NOT FRIEND. ---LOVE IS A JOKE. BUT ...TO BE HONEST..OFTEN, IT IS NOT. IF $ IS AN ISSUE ---BEFORE----HEAR ME---BEFORE ---ADOPTING: SEE AND FIND IF THERE WILL BE --IF NEEDED-AT ANY TIME--NOT ONLY WHEN OLDER. --AND ...HAHAHAH. AGE --AGE IS ALSO WHEN TEMPORARY LOVE ENDS. HOW CAN PEOPLE .....DO - THIS???? -
YES-A;LL SHOULD BE ABLE TO LOVE..AND ADOPT. -MANY-TRULY-TRY-AND DO NOT ..THINK IT IS TEMPORARY-AND ..DO THEIR BEST IF A HEALTH ETC ISSUE DEVELOPS...IF THEY ADOPTED OUT OF LOVE...WHY ELSE?
WHY
ELSE
?
BUT RIGHT NOW-I SEE THE SANCTUARY-INHUMANITY-AND..(NOT CLEAR-ON SOME STUFF-WILL SEARCJ IT OUT THOUGH. -IE..WHY TOO MANY WERE THERE. -LIKE HOARDERS -WELL..--
MOST
..MOST
TRULY CARE..AND WANT TO ...-THEY CARE-
BUT CAN IN NO WAY JUST GIVE A ROOF OVER THEIR HEADS. NOT LET THEM GO. -IF THEY WANT. -NO ONE HUMAN -HOARDING SO MANY-CAN ...KEEP UP $$$ -..BUT ALSO--CLEANING. VET TRIPS-EVEN IF HEALTHY--ALL NEED TO SEE THE VET[CECK-UPS. ...OK. vaccines-oooh rabies. -but yes. -it is an issue or -is it? -more often -rabid cats and dogs are throw-aways. -but yes-vaccines are needed..esp. for those allowed outdoors etc. or need to go out. but usually are with their ...friend. family;y. ----(owner?) if you see yourself as an OWNER...please...do not adopt.
but -main point
FUNDING.--so needed.
ideas?
1:
IF FUNDS ARE GIVEN: spay and neuter is ..should be on top of the list. BUT NOT POSSIBLE W/O FUNDS. -IT MUST MUST ----MUST---
BE
;LARGE
SCALE
SPAY/ NEUTER
IF NOT
-WHY BOTHER?
WASTE TIME?
$?
NO--IT IS A JOKE. MINDLESS-NOT BU THOSE WHO TRY.
BUT THOSE -WHO SEE -IN THIS CASE
CATS AND DOGS-AND ANY OTHERS IN THE SAME SHELTERS OR POUNDS ETC-YES S/N--

BUT THIS
MUST
BE LARGE SCALE OR IT WILL NOT WORK.
OTHER AREAS-DO WORK-IE-SAVING AS MANY IN THESE KILL PLACES--2 DAYS -NOT ADOPTED-....
DIE! DIE!
DIE!
HOW?
OK--MANY ..EUTHANIZE.IN THE ONE HUMANE WAY. (SERIOUSLY...DO I HAVE TO SAY ..EXPLAIN..THE 1 ONEONE WAY? ---NO. ABSURD.
NO
LARGE SCALE ...IDEAS.
NEED TO GATHER AND ETC.
ONE BIG IDEA:
> > >
SPACE ....OR...OBVIOUSLY-BY SAYING SPACE--
WELL, I OBVIOUSLY MEAN SPACE--S SPACES. MORE THAN 1. BUT ------SO MANY.
AHHH..NO WAY WILL THEY FUND...THAT!!!
AT LEAST HEAR OUT ..AN IDEA:

SPACE:
THERE ARE SO SO SO MANY OLD BUILDINGS UNUSED FOR SO LONG.
IF FUNDING IS GIVEN (EXPLAINED BELOW) -MOST/ NO..I THINK..TRULY BELIEVE..-ALL-WOULD TURN FROM OTHER FORMS OF RESCUE--WTHO STILL ..RECUE IS NEEDED-AS ABUSE AND MUCH MUCH MORE-MUST ---MUST
MUST-
BE DEALT WITH. --AND -OHHHH YES! PUNISHED.! (ALSO MORE BELOW-NO --THIS WILL NOT BE MUCH LONGER. !)
OK. SPACE.
INSPECTION. A FIRST 'MUST-DO' TO RULWE OUT TOXIC/ AND SIMILAR SPACES . BUT. .. ..NO.
---AND. >
SPACES READY FOR WATER AND ELECTRICITY. PIPES WIRES--ALL INSPECTED AND FIXED WHERE NEEDED. -NO FANCY JOB---BUT A JPB THAT WILL BE QUALITY --MEANING--SAFETY IS DEFINITE-AND IN NO WAY 'LOOPHOLED'--
IF FUNDS DO ....ACTAULLY SEE THE GRAND SCALE INHUMANITY GOING ON-BILLIONS---YESSSSS-----BILLLIONS-DEAD.
WASTE DUMOS?
HA!
YOU KNOW...THE HOLES BURYING CATS AND DOGS AND ETC...ARE CATCHING UP!
NO--NEVER WILL CATCH UP WITH HIDEOUS AMOUNTS OF WASTE---OVERLOOKED STIULL!
OH..WE ARE DOING OUR BEST
.
REALLY?
RESEARCH -TO ACTION...NO. IT SHOULD NOT---AND ...IS ANOTHER INHUMANE---(HUMANS TOO!)--LARGE LARGE SCALE--...PEOPLE HAVE NO IDEA. OR THEY DO--BUT ..WHAT CAN WE DO???
PETITIONS-AT LEAST. --AFRAID YOUR NAME WILL SHOW UP. ANON. IS AN OPTION. --A JOKE-BUT AN OPTION.
BACK TO -THE BILLIONS.
HOLES..NO. CAN'T GO DEEPER. -SO-PILES. COVERS. -GROWING PILES. DISEASE.--
AND IF YOU THINK DEAD ANIMALS WILL KILL YOU---TOO BAD.
BUT HEAR ME NOW---WASTE IS KILLING YOU IN A FAR WORSE -MUCH DEADLIER WAY.
OH
RECYCLING--I STEP OUT -
AND SAY WHAT HAS BEEN SAID--BUT..NOT IN A WAY THAT IS -NEED TO BE SAID.
MEDIA IS A JOKE, UNLESS TRULY SPEAKING
NOT PA OFF BY RICH (ABSURDLY..NOT=-'RICH
BUT --SO SO MANY BILLIONS PER...
MERGED CORPORATIONS
MERGE MORE
POWER IS BIGGER
AS IS $
>
WHO REALLY DICTATES WHAT IS..?
OH OOPS.
YOU MEAN THE CORPORATIONS ..HAVE POWER..MAYBE EVEN OVER SOME AREAS-OF THE ..SO CALLED GOVT.
NO--
NO NO
NO
THIS IS NOT ABOUT OBAMA
HE DOES CARE
HE WAS PUT INTO A DEATH-JOB-
AND IS ...
MY GOD!!!
CLINTON-LEFT THINGS IN A PLACE WHERE..,AT LEAST OPTIONS EXISTED.
A BRILLIANT MAN--WHO CARES ZBOUT ...HIS ..
MY GOD
HE LISTENED TO
LISTEDDDDDDDDD
TO OTHER COUNTRY LEADERS. -RESPECT : EQUAL.
IDEAS/ CULTURE--YESA..DIFFERENT
AND MUCH IS DUE TO ...SO MANY REASONS-GOING SO FAR BACK-
BUT--
IN SIMPLE WORDS:
WE ALL HAVE DIFFERENCES-EVEN INDIVIDUALS.
SOCIALISM ...EVEN IF SOME AREAS OF IT ARE ...NEEDED BADLY---
THINGS ARE SO ...NEAR A STATE OF "APATHY"

APATHY?
WHAT?

YOU WHO DO NOT GET IT REALLY MUST
MUST
MUSTTTTTTT
READ/ BE AWARE--NO -NOT JUST YOUR 5 0'CLOCK NEWS. ---MY GOD.
DO WE
WE?
WHO
-YES. A POINT
MANY DO LISTEN
BUT MANY DO NOT
...
THEY
.....SPEAK.

THINKING?

ONLY
ONLYYYYYY
THINKING THAT ALLOWS EACH 'MIND' OF EACH 'INDIVIDUAL' --OR IF ..?--EACH DICTATOR..OR/..ETC.
BUT--HEAR ME ---NOW
NOW...
....NOWWWWWWWWWW!!!!!!!!

THE INDIVIDUAL-WHETHER SO CONTROLLED AND EVEN IF WANTING TO ..KNOW...KNOW...LISTEN ...THINKKKKKK-
MANY HAVE NO WAY TO ACCESS
....HAHA
IN A SAD WAY I LAUGH
BUT REALLY I CRY
SOME COUNTRIES BAN ALL WAYS OF ..ANY INFORMATION...
KNOWING
'THE INDIVIDUAL'
IS A DANGEROUS ...
MACHINE.
STILL..EVEN IF SOME ..FLYERS--OR PAPERS..LIKE IN ...THE ----CAMPS OF HITLERS DREAM--...WHICH ULTIMATELY --
IN ANY WAY LOOKED AT IT
EVENTUALLY
WILL =
ONLY
ONE HUMAN
TO....
?
WOW..KILLED ALL COMPETITORS
MOST HAVE MIND ENOUGH TO SEE WHAT THAT MEANS

BUT-
POINT:
SPACE (INSPECTED ETC-AS SAID ABOVE--LOOK ABOVE IF FORGOTTEN)
---YES-THERE WAS NO WAY TO GET THROUGH THE REALITY OF NEED---FOR FUNDING THOSE OTHER THAN
HUMANS!
---AND THAT THOSE WHO DO LOVE SOEAK..-SAVE...-AND HOPE FOR FUNDS--NOT EVEN
CLOSEEEEEEEEEEE
TO MOST --ALL-FUNDS TO HUMANS
WHY?
BECAUSE
WORTH/ WORTHLESSNESS IS RULING OUR...
NO-NOT GOVT. OR ANY SYSTEM OF
WHATEVER.
-
NO-WORTH/ WORTHLESS IS RULING-
IN TRUTH
FACT
AND REALITY
=OUR
EACH AND ALL
INDIVIDUAL minds
...TO CARE.

TO LOVE

MEANING
WHAT?

MY GOD...HAVE WE

APATHY IS FAR WORSE AND NOT
SO MUCH
DANGEROUS
BUT WORSE
IT IS A STIFLING
--NO
WHY TALK
-WHO LISTENS.

BUT IF PEOPLE HEAr apathy has taken place in a small area in a state somewhere...

AGAIN-HEAR -NOW
APATHY
IF STIRRED
ANYWHERE

I AM SURE 'CANCER' IS KNOWN OF. HAHAHAHA.
WELL...
APATHY IS CANCER

HATE AND WAR AND ABUSE AND KILLING--SURE-PART OF APATHY
BUT ONCE A THING OF -RULING. OF HATE
HATE HATE HATE
HATEEEE
YES HATE
--hate is nothing copared to apathy
and if you don't get it
try to get it
if not
..trust me
or someone
apathy
is
simply

yes that.

huh?

think

but-space and etc-
we ask for
and to also ask
did you ever love one you adopted?
did you feel....
anything?
once upon a time...
not many at all let their adopted --..-if adopted-
loved?
-well-some-but not as
EPIDEMIC LIKE NOW AND ...MY GOD
SO MANY YEARS NOW-THAT IS IT

I AM SURPRISED THAT THIS COUNTRY IS STILL CAPABLE OF SURVIVING.
OH..WELL. NO
SURVIVING .
UES
BUT..
IS IT LIFE.LOVE
WAS IT EVER
COMING TO A LOAND ...AND
WHO CARES IF OTHERS ARE..

YES POINT--BUT -ALL SAID -SEEMINGLY
OUT
OF POINT
...*POINTLESS?--IN THE SENSE OF THE ISSUE OF INHUMANITY SPOKEN ABOVE
AND WHAT I AM..NO NOT AMGRY..
NO....LOVE
CRYING
I WILL NEVER LET 'HATE' INSIDE ME
...AND SURELY
APATHY IS
NO
NO HINTS
PEOPLE
CAN YOU THINK?
I MEAn people who
oh ..really-people who don't think-much-or..think of..?
-they won't even SEE
FORGET MY MESS OF BUT VERY FULL OF FEELING--AND IDEAS I THONK ..WORTHY.
AND ALREADY SPOKEN
NUT IT IS THINKERS WHO WILL READ.
MAYBE DISAGREE-W ALL/ SOME OR TOO LONG --TOO OFF TOPIC

NO.
IF OFF TOPIC

WE CAN NOT UNDERSTAND WHO AND WHAT WE ARE ASKING FOR
FUNDS
YES
BUT-I KNOW
ALL THINKERS
AND ALL READING THIS
MOSTLY ANIMAL RIGHTS ACTIVISTS ADVOCATES SYMPATHIZERS..ETC.. MAY ===
NO--
WILL
HAVE ALREADY
READ THE ARTICLE
...
MY WORDS
WORTHLESS
UEAH
I KNIOW
BUT I
I
...
i can't stop

don't you see...
i hear ideas-..and they are not mine-but ideas of many
if read..
-and only if all the way through-otherwise..it is ...

nothing.

i love too
i care
won't you please let me
or not lt me

just read what i wrote

call me a sloppy writer
or similar
or ideas mashed in w/ the issue ---the topic

ok:
once more

space
not used. but..
inspected-by those chosen in each-area in each town/ each part of a city..all-the places..and those..who rescue/ care/ and are known for it-to be the ones to choose 1 ..or in some cases-a second opinion ...2.
no-not about trust
about one (like millions who care)
and the other (like millions who care)
(and of all the millions in a state/.each place-millions. but high end multiple BILLIONS OF PEOPLE WHO CARE AND DO ALL TO ...BREAK THIS ..I HUMANE /...WORTHLESS NESS[
OF ALL NOT HUMAN.
WHO LOVE CARE..AND

simply
not simply tho
not anymore

but..simply in all truth
people who love
and care and respect those who..we love as family. -always have. --most . -always
hideous abusers
but they will not get by
---off topic--ONE sentence-my idea-or others too i think/ hope
HUMILIATION IS THE WAY OF PUNISHMENT. LOW COST
BUT STILL..NEEDING WORKERS
OH---JOBS! AND JOBS ..THAT

MEAN SOMETHING!
WOW!
HUMILIATION SIMILAR AND MUCH LIKE THE WAY SEX OFFENDERS ARE HUMILIATED..
NAMES ALL OVER
WHEREVER THEY LIVE
NAME CHANGE
ALSO KNOWN
AND THEN ALL OVER.

OK THE LAST OF FUNDING
NO MORRE

OLD ABANDONED PLACES- INSPECTION- VOLUNTEERS NOW -STILL MUST FIGHT THE HATERS ..ETC. -BUT MANY-IF FUNDS ARE THERE TO SPAY/ NEUTER ON A GRANS GRAND SCALE-
YES..VOLUNTEERS WILL FIX UP THE BUILDINGS.
MANY ACTIVISTS AND ---ETC...HAVE SO SO MANY TALENTS...
VETS ATTORNEYS
CARPENTERS ELECTRICIANS
ETCETC
SET UP ROOMS -STERILIZE SOME FOR SPAY NEUTER-...SEVERAL -AT A TIME-BUT VETS WHO LOVE-VOLUNTEER-AND ...HAVE BEEN HELP[ING SO HARD TO SAVE..NOW--
--OF COURSE--
THEY WILL CARE AND DO THE BEST OF BEST
SPAY NEUTER. ANESTESIA...YES..
MANY ALREADY OUT THERE-DOING ALL TO HELP FIGHT SAVE RESCUE=IF A VET---TAKE IN AS Mny as possible...to whelp.. but here--
just
just just
s/n
--needing anesthwesia-and knowledge -if something should go wrong.
but--this is -

asking for (space..and all involved-see above in many paragraphs

AND MANY VETS. VET TECJ\HS. THOSE THO BE THERE WHEN THE WAKE UP
-HOPE TO STAYOVERNIGHT.-IF NEEDED-NO QUESTION. SPEND NIGHT.
IF SPACE IS LARGE-MORE ROOMS FOR S/N--BUT ALSO
ALSO
FOR OTHERS....WAITING
-FEMALESIN ONE
MALES IN ANOTHER
-OR HOWEVER IT IS BEST
I am not
-OTHERS KNOW
MORE---MUCH MUCH MUCH MORE

BUT SAFE . FED. TEMPERATURE OF PLACE..SET FOR ALL THERE.

I WILL SAY-MORE CATS ARE STRAYS / FERALS-ONCE STRAYS..-DEBATE? OK. I WILL. NO PROBLEM AT ALL.

BUT MANY DOGS

LOOK IN THE SHELTERS. POUNDSA
CATS And dogs. so many---soosososososo MANY
DESPITE THE ALMOST EXTERMINATION OF ALL CATS AND DOGS.

LAUGH.
-
DON'T DARE.
ONLY REASON IT WONT HAPPEN-TOO MANY LOVE THEIR ADOPTED FRIEND-RECIPROCATED..BUT BY THE ADOPTED ..TRUST NEEDS TIME ..USUALLY. -BUT IT IS THERE. -AND THOSE..AND THERE ARE MORE WHO CARE AND LOVE

THANK GOD FOR THAT
---

AND VET. MEDICINE IS RISING -RRESEARCH-AMAZING.
WHY?
WHY?
WWWHHHHYTYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!?
BECAUSE
--IN CASE A FEW WHO MAY READ SOME OF THIS-PATCHES OF IT..BUT ARE NOT RESCUEING-OR ETC.NO ADOPTIONS. -NOT SYMPATHETIC..SUPPORTER..BUT ALSO NOT HATER...-PLEASE..PLEASE
SEE
even if you do not adopt
many do.
more adopt with love-as said-as friend/ and in time-friwnd-but friend in ..knowing..-..safe for some time..and..-

they know.
they know more than even the beat of the best who write on cat/ dog behavior / and more important: need to communicate-even push for it---
i know. how?
oh ..guess.
yeah-
those we adopt..yes-love..food.yes..-but love is huge. safety. forever-no more throw aways.--(that will be the last paragraph--not long. haha.
you see...cats and dogs ..and others ..if in shelters etc..but in this --JUST THISA CASE-(case)..well..it is ..unfortunately..a word that ....stands. so..-good. use it.

but..adopted. -love food safe/ forever.
each have senses SO SO SO SO SOOOOOO
SUPERIOR
TO ALL HUMANS

ISNT THAT THE MESS-
WORTH/ WORTHLESS
SUPERIOR/ NOT.
WELL.

HERE-.
..no.
i want to say it with love
they need ...respect-...but not just that-they need ...conection.
fMily-in time..is built this way.
family?
well,
yes.
living together-love..and yes--in many ways the adopting person...mom. dad both -with or w/o kids. ---any...of those...
didn't you adopt..wanting more than a lump to feed? -or to sleep all day..hide. or not. young ones play..alone?

no.
you know that those who love when adopting..forever-want/.WANT just what each cat/s or dog/s want.
and yes
cats are very very VERY much in need of human attention--not just
food
. litter.
no.

independent????
-it is ..that word-
is BAD
no way around it
BAD
--they beed us as much as dogs do.

oh..protector?
yes..big dogs

little-..as much as a cat will do
-and they do want to
but...

think
-

thing is--they love you.
little dogs and all cats
personalities...-some are not as gentle=some are very gentle..
but..if communication is learned..slowly-but
kearned
-friend/family
will be ...not owner/pet.
no ...
not even now.---NO. NOOOO
please.see
i love dogs as much as cats
just like we who do all possible--
in our own ways
to change thongs
via help.
spay neuter as a BIG HUGE first step.
BUT

and this is the ending

if spay and neuter is funded..

hand in hand with this
MUDT
MUST

MUST

come a true and serious

blacklisting

oh..you who throw away or ...worse-kill!
once it gets to where so many are spay/neiutered
...are also---CHIPPED.
if adopted. a chip of the adopter. -chips-computer part-..tiny and will not hurt-has not -and will not.

but adopting = photos id..etc
and more info.

this with RIGHT AWAY
BLACKLISTING
EVEN IF WITHOUT FINDING-

BLACKLISTING -IF NOT HAND IN HAND WITH S/N

IS --ALMOST

VOID.

most
are thrown out or brought to the same -or usually not-but to another place-..bye.

ok..

BLACKLISTED

AND ...BLACKLISTED......MEANS- VIA CHIPS-ALSO TO BE DONE AS MANY AS POSSIBLE-AND DEFINITELY CHIPPED...
THIS 'HUMAN' WILL NEVER ADOPT AGAIN.

YES
SOME CASES ARE NAD SOME NOT
SOME WHO BRING IN AN ADOPTED LOVE--IF THERE IS A TRULY HONEST TO GOD REASON---IT WILL BE KNOWN.
OTHERS..NOT AS BAD--DISCUSSED......and MAY be no blacklist-
or
basically-
blacklisted due to
why
-and don't fake excuse
those who lie-
will be automatically put through the system-and as much-legal information will tip off character-via the person..and more.
in this case-
levels of bringing a cat or dog...in-to leave-
levels of reason exist--in my thinking..?
ibut very strictly
-no. only real honest reasons= blacklisting---ie resale and bad enough illness to cause this. -mom ore dad etc dies-and family does nothing. ---automatic blacklist
no adopting to any-ANY family members -of immediate and near immediate family to the one who died. --if the one the ..one who died ..if their loved one is left. --and yes--no way are they not known about. -it is ...-
obviously
blacklisting .
as to who in the family-review..and ..in a way..like legal situations. --..well-they will be sent through the hole-and info-only legal-will be out on the table. -if more-then more (legal stuff)
some family-say far away. no-blacklisting. -kids-depending on age-.and more.

just many rules
and some blacklisting is temporary in cases-like the above...and many many more-and due to the situation = length of time blacklisted.
if one is given another cat or dog-..it will be marked. if given to one blacklisted. the one ..not blacklisted-but giving to one blacklisted-is automatically-blacklisted-temporary or not--to be figured out.
but...
with time
i believe..more and more of the people who adopt..as always..love. and--..that is that.

but some..may simply..be raised in ways where ..things are different.

***as for abuse etc-different case.-but...in my thoughts: HUMILIATION. NO WAY OUT. ever. ever. and name known to all...FOR ever. ever.

as for labs
another case and fight
real FIGHT.
that is not a peaceful thing
--but..not in this particular...case

asking for funding is for space. old bldg etc ssee above/. s/n -but vet equipment (which is what will be the main part of the fund--as volunteers will fix the building etc...but-toxins ...NO. or anything of the like.
and ..again. water/ electricity.---same as all town/city gets--and inspected on first day the place is running -and ...s/n --with love---. but water/ elec./ etc ---MONITORED.
but water elec-----must be as said-----OR>>>>>> lies are made..ohoh.

is it really worth it???
to LIE?
it is not HUGEEEEEE $$$$$$

so-most fund $$ asked for--is vet equip..
for s/n-inc anesthesia---NO LOW-GRADE JUNK=---SEVERA; TYPES. -IT IS NOT ASKING A LOT!!!!!

lies = ....

well..put it this way..
lying: to be caught is certain--and..
well...why? -if lying..-well-
think.

as brought up long ago

thinking caring etc

is not that ...how ...life means ..more..than

what now is slowly coming to:
so many not fearing death
as if it is part of life
-death is part of ..mortality
but to not fear death...
i ...
why?
even other country.
suicide to..do this that.
kill
..so on.
or keep silent..but forever.

beliefs that many feel this life..this earth..all ..

my GOD...is life...is this earth..it beauty..-not noticed?
even if in a bad situation---one must find the will to not just live/survive/
but to ...see..
as i wrote awhile back-
in a cell
isolation
YEATSSSSSS
cement floor
no bed or etc
only a toilet.
a small window-so-sealed and secure[and guaRDED OUTSIDE.
TO LIVE?
WHAT IS IT?JUST TH..this person..crying..trying to find a way to die...a person..killing many-by being a suicide (bomber)(as is most known)..but much more. suicide for so many other ..ways to ..usually--KILL. DISABLE OR ETC. . but
this somewhat young--about 27..man..his country always so poor..ridden with disease..-but also-war..-always fight. -
some turn to suicide to kill many -or disable or or or. ...can be due to needing offense as defense-or ..as /...is: offense. to not allow others to take all away from the little they already HAVE. and --to carry machine guns as a ...young child. -even girls now..armed--yet--still..not seen as equal. in some to many places.
or..suicide for above --but also-beliefs. --some ..say.-that this life..world-is nothing. a test. a stop-over. -many reasons. -and often.,due to some much larger and powerful-but loving-? not sure on that?)//love is a big question anymore.
it is ..
if in belief -and know of..how can one not feel it? if not for themselves--MY GOD---FOR THOSE THEY LOVE?????
belief is intensely powerful...but-to pass to kill..and die -to kill....and ultimately -wait for the total END
OF
LIFE.
AND
END OF THIS WORLD. ....AS IF ..NEVER HERE.
MEMORY?

HOW?

PHOTSO AND MUSIC ART ETC SENT INTO SPACE -WHATEVERS..-IN TIME..IF FOUND BY..? -SHOWS..-YES.
AN EXISTENCE.

is this part of what the article is speaking. telling

i say yes

and all i wrote
i ..would not be a FOOL-if i dod not feel so.

change

(which at this point is -funding. -saving rescue is no .longer enough)
in other countries..worhtlessness-of..all animals-..and even some people...

but
we must
NOW

focus on our country

oh YES
military-defense

is intensely important
never ever deny that
no matter if peace is so much in you

it is in me..and so so so many
AND WE WANT TO
hope to
ask and receive a not even HUGE or ..big or..--comparison is often an ugly word
but in this
it is not
to compare
funding
-yes
to to compare worth ...and in that way-making
worthlessness part of who we..our country (?)
but funding without..
breaking peace.
is a deep hope. to ask for as little as possible but it is not possible to ask less. volunteers already cover so ugh others would maybe -likely ask-and receive---due to ...well. is it needed to be written?

the equipment -as most of the fund

AND
if the govt
congress
media
etc
caed
-finally made so so illegal the gassing machines to kill ---seeming fast-if not--die in time.
intense torture
is this our countries way
people see it

it is being done

so-yes
-
if worthlessness remains

cats dogs
more
-more
more
-if dismissed was ....waste.

my GOD
AGAIN
WE NEED THE $$$ FOR PEOPL IN NEEED

YES---WE DO
AND MOST IS NEEDED AND GIVEN
--BUT
BUT
WE WHO CARE AND TRY TO ASK..WITH DEEP TEARS
LOST LOVE..ON THE EDGE OF

DEATH

WE ASK.

SOME ACCUSE US WHO NEED TO SAVE ..MANY

BUT-EACH -DIFFERENT CAUSES AND WAYS OF ...

I ..AND I HOPE TO BE WITH THOSE WHO ALSO ...SAVE LOVE RESECUE ...AND ASK FOR FUNDS-AND ..ETC-
FOR CATS AND DOGS
--AND SEEING CATS AS EQUAL TO DOGS.

TO WITHOUT REGRET

WITHOUT

REGRET

OFFER FUNDING FOR WHAT IS NEEDED. -
FIGURE THE COSTS
AND DO WHAT IS NEEDED.

AND LIKE WITH PEOPLE IN DIRE NEED-FUNDING IS NOT ALL--BUT VOLUNTEERS TO ..DO ALL POSSIBLE WITH $$$ ..
YES.

BUT NEVER
EVER-
SAY WE WHO STAND TIL DEATH TO HOPE
PEOPLE WILL SEE
..MUCH MORE
AND HERE
WE SOEAK FOR CATS AND DOGS.

will you hear?
even those fighting only for people
do yyou even
some say we don't care for people???
how scan any
any one with love in ones heart

,..say that??????
-some help people to

honestly
as if it matters
but-yeas
i am very-..have been for soooo long
doing art and more-wrting..etc..
for people who need...so badly

-i care.

and we al do.

but why is love isolated to people

if it is
i
cry -
but still ask asia ask-for funds-never stop
and never stop how i help for people-....badly in need[-what ..who?
i refusae to name
oh.i don't really do anything

thank you for that.

in saying that
i have lost respect for
not who you help
but for you
-as one who has only half a heart
-and later..if times ...if
care
love
somehow////
breaks this greed waste trust
bad
but
no-
your words speak to me
in hate
if you think about it

is there another name for it..but 'hate'
-you do not care
walk away and forget
i-now-
am

worthless.

Grammar

I was unable to read your message. It simply made no sense. If you truly desire to be heard, please utilize paragraphs and proper capitalization and punctuation.

Dale Swisher

The ASPCA says it has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars caring for cats from Caboodle Ranch, that they took away from their home in Feb. Imagine if it had spent some of that money on the ranch. The cats at Caboodle were not in dire need of medical attention, as Tim Rickey stated. Dr Dick Green later refuted that statement and said the majority of the cats DID NOT LOOK LIKE THOSE IN THE PETA VIDEO. I have been to the ranch; I have walked the fence line. It was a wonderful facility for unwanted, unloved and undesirable cats. Craig Grant also helped many people who were elderly and couldn't care for their cats anymore,and for those whose homes were foreclosed. He did not want to turn the cats out into the street to survive, or to shelters that would inhumanely kill them. The raid was a political ploy by PeTA because it wanted the Florida legislature to NOT bring the Florida Animal Rescue Act out of committee. PeTA prefers companion animals, cats & dogs, to be killed before they can be abused. There were some cats with URIs at CR when it was raided. I was at the latest civil hearing and saw pictures of captured CR cats in the ASPCA shelter--amazingly, three months later, some of the cats had URIs, and they were healthy when they were brought in. Is the care at ASPCA shelter deficient? The raid was a tragedy and I hope Judge Parker, who doesn't want to be known as the "cat killer," recognizes the value of the ranch. About 30,000 Caboodle fans do, and many, many will not donate to the ASPCA any longer because of the raid. This whole incident could have been handled so much more compassionately, more sensibly, and certainly more cheaply. Caboodle fans will not stop at just getting Caboodle cats back. We are organizing to help educate the general public on the duplicity of the ASPCA, and to show how small a percent of the funds raised actually go to help animals. ASPCA is big on corporate salaries, big on shelter kill rate, but not so big on doing the right thing with the animals they supposedly save. Our movement is growing everyday as more and more people learn about the dispersal of the donations. It's shameful.

Dee

If all the thousands of dollars that were spent to raid the Ranch had been spent to help Craig take care of the animals then there would have been no need for such an awful destruction of a wonderful place. Taking care of all those cats of course would be extremely difficult and how much help did he have? How many agencies were running over to help him? Why weren't they contributing to the well being of the cats while they lived at the ranch?

Sabrina

Shame on the ASPCA and all who vilified caboodle.with all their millions of dollars spent on corporate salaries ,if they kept kaboodle open and implemented a staff to vet the cats consistently to help Craig..this wouldn't have to be..he needs help to manage the place properly..instead they destroy the property and round up the cats ,and will euthanize them eventually instead of helping him implement a successful well managed sanctuary..ASPCA needs to bE exposed as well as PETA for their lies and self serving agendas.

Elise

I cannot believe if anyone knew the truth about Caboodle Ranch would ever support it. For those of you who want to know the whole truth. Here it is with evidence:
The reason the EAH ordiance was put into effect and modeled after the Alachua County ordinance was due to the numerous complaints filed with Madison County Animal Control and Det. Tina who was the detective on the Caboodle Ranch animal neglect case since at least 2009. They looked into the complaints, found they were valid and an Order to provide care was entered against Grant in May 2009 which Grant received and signed for. Also before you say its against the law to pass a law to resolve a problem in a city or county, That is NOT true. It happens all the time. The city/county has a problem, they discuss it at the council meeting and come up with solutions to solve the problem. It happens ALL the time in this country. Also IF CR was operated the way CR claims, it would have passed the first inspection and NOT needed extensions. Here is the blog entry from Nanette claiming they were already doing what the EAH required and was ready to pass inpection. But they failed twice bc they were not ready. Why is that? Which statement is the truth.

http://caboodleranch.livejournal.com/36477.html

http://caboodleranch.net/Documents/2009_05_06_CourtOrderToShowCare.pdf

Grant did some improvements to the Ranch but did not follow all the provisions of the court order in 2009. As a result, complaints kept coming into AC. See letter from AC to Grant about on-going problems. An inspection of CR was scheduled but then canceled by Grant based on the recommendation of his attorney. I have the letter but do not know how to post an attachment. But if you want a copy, PM me and I will send it to you Perry or anyone.

http://caboodleranch.net/Documents/ACLetter_20100927.pdf

In December 2010, AC did an announced inspection (which gave Grant time to clean up the place) but AC still found problems at CR and offered help. Grant never took them up on their offer and did not correct the major problems: 1. Records for each cat, 2. ID system for each cat, and 3. To quarantine cats with contagious and deadly diseases which is the law.

http://caboodleranch.net/Documents/2010_12_06_WilloughbyInspection.pdf

However, complaints about CR kept coming in from people who dropped off cats or volunteered and filed complaints with AC and the sheriff's department. So AC asked for another inspection, and Grant said OK. But again, it was NOT as surprise inspection as the March 2011 report states bc of the e-mail warning Nanette got from AC about the upcoming inspection. So CR had weeks to get the Ranch ready to look nice when the inpsection occured. But AC discovered he was still not complying with the court order and gave him time to get into compliance.

http://caboodleranch.net/Documents/surprisevisit2011.pdf

http://caboodleranch.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/2011.3.16-animal-control-inspection-report3.pdf

Then on May 19, 2011, Elise Perkins, had a conference with Det. Tina and Sheriff Ben Stewart and gave them affidavits with photographs and a video of the conditions of CR. You can read some of those stories on the CR.net site. Sheriff Ben agreed that the evidence I gave him constituted felony animal cruelty, and as a result, he called the county prosecutor twice during the meeting. The prosecutor, Dean Morphonious called back, and Sheriff Ben requested an injunction be filed against CR and the cats removed based on the evidence I turned over to the Sheriff at that meeting and the prosecutor agreed. The next day I called the prosecutor to f/u and he told me he declined to prosecute because he was too busy with drug felony cases and did not have the time to handle that many animal cruelty counts in a criminal case. He suggested we try the civil route and do a civil investigation as allowed under Florida Statute and the Judge would approve the civil investigation. However, the animal rescue organizations that had been offering help to Grant would only do so if the local sheriff or county attorney invited them in to do the civil investigation. But the county attorney advised against writing such a letter asking the resuce groups to be appointed by the Judge to do a civl investigtion and opined it was not a good idea. As a result, the animal cruelty continued and cats continued to die that did not have to.

http://caboodleranch.net/Documents/Letter_LewisToGrant_2009May.pdf

As a result of dozens of people filing complaints and the local authorities not willing to do their job because it was not cost effective, people who knew the truth about CR being a horrible place for cats would not give up and in desperation called PETA to help save the CR cats. Due to the numerous phone calls PETA got from people who left cats or volunteered there, they decided to check it out. Thus they sent in an under cover person to investigate in September 2011. She believed that CR was not a properly run shetler, and in Jan 2012, brought in an expert on animal shelter care to find out if CR was a properly run animal shelter. Dr. Dana Miller, Animal Shelter expert, who filed this report with prosceutor Wes Pasxon which helped serve as additional evidence to obtain a search warrant for CR.

http://caboodleranch.net/Documents/Criminal/OffenseIncidentReport.PDF

This is ALL that is required to obtain the search warrant which was based on testimony of 3 PETA volunteers, Dr. Dana Miller, Shelter Expert, and AC officers Jamie Willoughby and Clint Whitfield. The AC officers made statements that they "observed similair conditions at CR" . See attached affidavit for search warrant.

http://caboodleranch.net/Documents/Criminal/AffidavitforSearchWarrant.pdf

If the evidence presented to the Judge was fabricated and false then the cats would have NOT been taken and CR would still be in operation today. Its like doing a drug bust based on undercover detectives or confidential informants evidence, but if they get to the location of the so called drug ring and find no drugs, then no one is arrested and the issue dropped. But when the authories arrived at the Ranch, animal cruelty and neglect was everywhere along with dead cats left out in the open. I know that CR tells supporters that the pics of the sick and dead cats are old pics and those problems corrected, but that is a lie. All those evidence photos were taken during the 3 days of the seizure of the CR cats between February 27 - 29, 2012. None of the problems at CR had been corrected in THREE years. That is your answer. Plain and simple.

As for the Sheriff not visting the Ranch prior to the raid it is not necessary or required. Would the sheriff visit the home of a drug dealer to determine first hand if he is sellilng drugs? No. They obtain their information based on confidential informants, under cover detectives, and then go to court to show the court the evidence, and if the Judge deems it to be enough evidence and it its crediable, an arrest warrant is issued.

So for all the CR conspiracy theorists out there. Grant/CR had 3 years of recommendations on how to run a proper and healthy sanctuary, even a free-roam one like CR, and offered help, but Grant refused. CR's own vet admitted Grant refused his treatment advice for cats. See hearing testimony transcript.

http://caboodleranch.net/Documents/Transcript_CrossExam_DrJohnCLewis.pdf

http://caboodleranch.net/Documents/DrJulieLevy2009web.pdf
http://caboodleranch.net/Documents/LauraBevan2009.pdf

That is the story backed up with evidence. If you want to know the truth about CR you have to read the evidence and not ignore it because Rob, Craig, Nanette and Dale have all told you its all fake. After you read all the evidence, please make your own decision.

But the closing down of CR was done for one reason and one reaon only. Grant was not providing proper and adequate care for the animals in his care at CR and was breaking the law by not quarantining the very sick and contagious cats. And as a result, cats died long suffering deaths as a result of Grant having NO training in animal rescue and refused to follow the advise of experts and even his own vet. There is NOTHING more to it than that. Even after the raid, Grant did not even attend ONE class on how to run a sanctuary or animal rescue. This shows he could care less about how to properly take care of cats because he refuses to learn how and follow advice. Read the final Order by the Judge citing 13 reasons he came to the decision to remove ALL animals from CR and not be allowed to care for live animals in the future.

http://caboodleranch.net/Documents/CaboodleRanchCustody_FinalOrder.pdf

Remember, all this started bc Rob Grant had a cat that was not fixed and then he abandoned the cat with a man who despised cats, his father. As a result, the abandoned cat had kittens and those kittens had kittens, and not once did it occur to Grant to fix the cats to stop them from reproducing. Nor did he learn the basic lesson, its much cheaper to fix a cat then letting it have more litters which you then have to feed, provide vet care for and give them shots to stop the spread of deadly diseases. In 11 years he never learned that basic logic and lesson. He did not believe in spay/neuter, shots and regular vet treatmentment with Pepper and kept that belief until February, 27, 2012. If you cannot learn that basic lesson to fix all cats in your possession, then you should NOT be in the animal rescue business.
http://caboodleranch.net/Documents/2009_05_06_CourtOrderToShowCare.pdf
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Sandy Larson

If people would help instead of blame and assault not only would we be able to live better lives, the animals would have a chance to as well. Why couldn't ASPCA go in there and help? How is closing up the place, hauling away the cats when they are likely to end up dead, going to benefit those cats in any way? How is going to benefit any of the elderly people who took cats there as the only way to keep them alive when they had to go into nursing homes? Why is it that even the groups that are supposed to be animal welfare continually resort to euthanization over helping someone who is willing to spend their time and money to do everything they can to give animals a chance to have a life? I have 4 well cared for cats and two of them are chronic upper respiratory. Should I be arrested? Should I be arrested if one of them dies? Of course some of the cats will be sick if there are a lot of them. I volunteer with a rescue and have worked with the humane society and a lot of cats come in with diseases. To expect them all to be healthy all the time is irrational. Germs happen with any large group of any animal or people especially when people are coming and going bringing in germs from outside.

Think about it. Every day we send millions of children into large groups in schools where they all get sick by spreading germs between each other and occassionally it is something like meningitis and some die but we don't raid schools and put all the kids into foster care or arrest the principal. Why is it acceptable for us and not for cats. Why aren't you people raiding farms. Nobody cares if farm cats all get sick and die. Somehow our priorities seem to be getting all mucked up. If someone out there is willing to take on the care of animals nobody else wants to care for, then we should be doing everything we can to help them do it well. They are shouldering responsibilities that we should all be taking! Those animals deserve to live a life just as much as you people do.