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BS: Animal Terrorists

Bunnahabhain 02 Feb 06 - 02:59 PM
Rapparee 02 Feb 06 - 03:18 PM
Clinton Hammond 02 Feb 06 - 03:26 PM
Cluin 02 Feb 06 - 03:29 PM
GUEST,smiler 02 Feb 06 - 04:14 PM
Peace 02 Feb 06 - 04:15 PM
GUEST,smiler 02 Feb 06 - 04:26 PM
number 6 02 Feb 06 - 04:29 PM
Raptor 02 Feb 06 - 05:03 PM
Stilly River Sage 02 Feb 06 - 05:34 PM
Bunnahabhain 02 Feb 06 - 05:35 PM
GUEST,smiler 02 Feb 06 - 05:38 PM
akenaton 02 Feb 06 - 05:39 PM
Wolfgang 02 Feb 06 - 06:00 PM
GUEST,smiler 02 Feb 06 - 06:14 PM
Peace 02 Feb 06 - 06:37 PM
Greg F. 02 Feb 06 - 06:50 PM
Raptor 02 Feb 06 - 07:01 PM
Raptor 02 Feb 06 - 07:04 PM
Raptor 02 Feb 06 - 07:07 PM
number 6 02 Feb 06 - 07:40 PM
GUEST,dianavan 02 Feb 06 - 08:22 PM
Little Hawk 02 Feb 06 - 08:54 PM
Peace 02 Feb 06 - 10:30 PM
Mudlark 03 Feb 06 - 12:54 AM
Crystal 03 Feb 06 - 05:25 AM
GUEST,smiler 03 Feb 06 - 06:08 AM
Gervase 03 Feb 06 - 06:09 AM
GUEST,smiler 03 Feb 06 - 06:55 AM
Crystal 03 Feb 06 - 07:02 AM
GUEST,smiler 03 Feb 06 - 07:41 AM
Gervase 03 Feb 06 - 07:54 AM
Wolfgang 03 Feb 06 - 08:14 AM
Gervase 03 Feb 06 - 08:30 AM
Troll 03 Feb 06 - 10:13 PM
Stilly River Sage 04 Feb 06 - 11:48 AM
GUEST 04 Feb 06 - 03:48 PM
GUEST,dianavan 04 Feb 06 - 03:49 PM
Clinton Hammond 04 Feb 06 - 04:05 PM
Sorcha 04 Feb 06 - 04:19 PM
gnu 04 Feb 06 - 04:42 PM
Raptor 04 Feb 06 - 05:50 PM
GUEST,smiler 04 Feb 06 - 06:20 PM
GUEST 04 Feb 06 - 06:21 PM
Clinton Hammond 04 Feb 06 - 07:20 PM
Little Hawk 04 Feb 06 - 07:27 PM
Clinton Hammond 04 Feb 06 - 07:36 PM
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Subject: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Bunnahabhain
Date: 02 Feb 06 - 02:59 PM

Animal rights activists in Oxford, (UK), protesting against the building of a new Biomedical Science lab have now targeted the entire University of Oxford- ie all and any of its staff, students, buildings, or anyone who has dealings with the Universty in any way have been described as 'valid targets'. Spokesmen have also threatened the entire City of Oxford.


It is time to group these people, who genuinely terrorise along with any other terrorists and criminals, and lock them up. The fact they are often female, often middle class, often middle aged should not stop us looking at what they do: Burning cars, threating workers and their families, kidnapping the body of the grandmother of a target.

All of this is bad, but they do not think what will happen if they succeed in driving this research out of Britian. Instead of as few animals as possible being used, in the best conditions in the world, this research will go abroad , and more animals will be experimented on, in poorer conditions.

These people are mad, bad and dangerous to know.


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Rapparee
Date: 02 Feb 06 - 03:18 PM

I quite agree, and ditto for the US of A.


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Clinton Hammond
Date: 02 Feb 06 - 03:26 PM

I have yet to meet an "Animal Rights Activist" that wasn't a total lunatic


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Cluin
Date: 02 Feb 06 - 03:29 PM

I have yet to meet an "Animal Rights Activist".


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: GUEST,smiler
Date: 02 Feb 06 - 04:14 PM

Why is it necessarily poorer conditions abroad? An instrument of torture is an instrument of torture anywhere.

As these places are regulated by those who are professional animal torturers themselves, and no-one else is allowed in, one can only guess that all manner of brutalities take place inside.

If such groups as Speak and the ALF bring this shameful practice to public attention, I support them.

Why keep it our dirty little secret?


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Peace
Date: 02 Feb 06 - 04:15 PM

Well, I would assume that first ya look amongst the vegetarian crowd. And they won't be wearing leather (suede), real fur or using any meds that were tested on animals or humans.


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: GUEST,smiler
Date: 02 Feb 06 - 04:26 PM

Clintonhammond was never fortunate enough to meet trained doctors and anti-vivisectionists such as Albert Schweitzer, Mahatma Gandhi, and Leonardo Da Vinci (who incidently was a world expert on anatomy).


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: number 6
Date: 02 Feb 06 - 04:29 PM

Peace .... I beleive you are referring to vegans, not vegetarians.

sIx


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Raptor
Date: 02 Feb 06 - 05:03 PM

I think they should do thier experiments on people. People who think its allright to torture animals.

Am I a lunatic? I guess fuckin so!

I haven't met a folksinging actor who wasn't so full of himself that he thought that anyone gave a shit what he thought.

Not all expirments are torture. I know that.

I eat meat.

I wear leather.

I'm just against UNnessary animal testing, And loudmouths.

Raptor


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 02 Feb 06 - 05:34 PM

One problem that environmentalists have is that much of the general public outside of the environmental and animal rights movements tend to lump the two together, and in most instances they couldn't be further apart.

Both groups have their warrior-types, but the animal rights folks can be unnecessarily destructive and vindictive in their acts of "liberation." And these bleeding-hearts seem to have no understanding that animals that are accustomed to shelter and regular feedings can't just go outside and take care of themselves. They starve, are attacked by other animals, and are hit by cars more than anything else.

SRS


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Bunnahabhain
Date: 02 Feb 06 - 05:35 PM

Un-necessary animal testing. This is the exact point. If they are conducting experiments in the US and UK, the scientists involved have to prove that the exeriment they wish to perform is needed, there is no alternative, and it uses as few animals as possible.

So lets terrify people, to make things worse for the animals.....


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: GUEST,smiler
Date: 02 Feb 06 - 05:38 PM

A moral fabric pervades this entire universe. You do good you get good back. You do evil you get evil back.

Does the vivisection lab exist alone, outside of the rest of the universe, in a moral vacuum?

Let's see some research such as the links between vaccines and auto-immune diseases for a start. Or why cancer is spiralling out of control despite more than a hundred years of animal reseach.


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: akenaton
Date: 02 Feb 06 - 05:39 PM

I'm a lunatic too Raptor!!
And I agree with you and smiler big time.
Killing animals for fun and torturing animals for research is a crime in my book.
As is the intensive farming of animals, who are deprived of any quality of life and are presented, wrapped in clingfilm, on supermarket shelves...by the pound!!

New trick by the manufacturers of cosmetics and household chemicals.

Their packs of shampoo of detergent state..."This product has not been tested on animals", by in reality the active constituents of the product have been heavily tested on animals....Check this out.

If you care about animal torture, only buy products which state..."Neither this product nor any of its components have been tested on animals"

Environmental protection issues,which include the fight for animal welfare and opposition to business interests which seek to degrade our natural environment, will be the most effective means of protest for those of us who wish to see a better future for our planet...Ake


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Wolfgang
Date: 02 Feb 06 - 06:00 PM

Or why cancer is spiralling out of control despite more than a hundred years of animal reseach. (smiler)

A presuppositional question of the finest type. What you presuppose in the question is wrong, actually.

Wolfgang


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: GUEST,smiler
Date: 02 Feb 06 - 06:14 PM

If cancer afflicted approximately one in hundred of the population in the Victorian era, and now afflicts one in three (and rising), that's a pretty fair pre-suppositional question, given animal based cancer research has done sweet FA to allieviate this.

This was a moral point, in the whole post Wolfgang.


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Peace
Date: 02 Feb 06 - 06:37 PM

Vegans: don't they come from another star system?


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Greg F.
Date: 02 Feb 06 - 06:50 PM

I'm just against ... loudmouths.

Raptor


Then... yer against yerself ??


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Raptor
Date: 02 Feb 06 - 07:01 PM

SRS what are you saying? I'm not sure I get your point.


An activist is called a terrorist by someone who disagrees with them. Sounds Familiar eh? "If you don't see things my way your a Terrorist So lets have a war on terror!"

Wasn't that said by a Lunatic?

If you'd seen the video of mascarra testing done on animals so they could say "tearproof" and you didn't get sick, you are one sorry bastard.

Raptor


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Raptor
Date: 02 Feb 06 - 07:04 PM

Greg F
Thank you for contributing such a valuable comment!
Your insight into this discussion will be taken with a lot of consideration.


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Raptor
Date: 02 Feb 06 - 07:07 PM

Do you have an opinion on this topic or do you just need a little attention?


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: number 6
Date: 02 Feb 06 - 07:40 PM

Peace .... yes, Vegans do originate from a different star system.

sIx


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: GUEST,dianavan
Date: 02 Feb 06 - 08:22 PM

extremists are extremists.

I'm sure most animal rights activists would not go so far as arson, threats and kidnapping.

I've only met two animal rights activists and they are both childless women. Yes, they are a bit strange. They treat pets as if they were human. I think its mothering gone astray. Reminds me of those animals that raise animals of another species. Seems a bit perverse.

I'm not the best pet owner in the world and I'm sure they think I'm cruel. I like my cat but she has to pretty much make it on her own. I feed her and give her a warm place to sleep. It beats what the SPCA had in mind for her.

On the other hand, I find it very difficult to fork out money for all of the immunizations and innoculations they think I should give her. She's an indoor/outdoor cat and they think its negligent for me to let her outside. I think she's entitled to be a cat.

Sure, I check the labels and I don't wear many cosmetics anyway. Lets face it, pets are pretty far removed from their natural state. If you want to protect animals, protect the environment. Its more important to protect an entire species than it is to protect a population of pets that are out of control.

Domestic animals are a bit wierd, anyway. What a concept! If animal rights activists want to protect animals, perhaps they should discourage the breeding of pets, period. Animals should only live in their natural habitat.

Yes, using them for experiments is disgusting but....

ya gotta pick your battles.


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Little Hawk
Date: 02 Feb 06 - 08:54 PM

There are weirdos at the extreme opposite edges of any contentious issue.

Their presence obfuscates the issue itself, and sheds little light on the matter.

There are plenty of valid reasons to be very concerned over what is done to animals in this society...mostly by the meat and dairy industries...secondarily by lab testing.

I agree, Dianavan, that your cat has a right to be outside, and I'm sure the cat agrees with both of us. ;-)


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Peace
Date: 02 Feb 06 - 10:30 PM

Oh, so cats are animals now? That explains why the one I used to have didn't like being tossed in the lake. Hell, the Lab didn't mind. Who knew?


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Mudlark
Date: 03 Feb 06 - 12:54 AM

Watching a program called "The Dark Side of Elephants," about rogue elephants, the comment was made: "Once an elephant kills a man, it is forever changed." And it made me wonder if the reverse is true,,,if once man kills an elephant, a human, a cow, or performs painful acts on animals to perfect cosmetics, does it change the man.


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Crystal
Date: 03 Feb 06 - 05:25 AM

>>If cancer afflicted approximately one in hundred of the population in the Victorian era, and now afflicts one in three (and rising), that's a pretty fair pre-suppositional question, given animal based cancer research has done sweet FA to allieviate this.<<

I am a cancer researcher so what I am about to say is based on consensus, peer reviewed research NOT opinion.

Cancer is a disease of aging. The simple fact is that more people are surviving to get cancer thanks to modern medicine (tested on animals for the most part). Also the sudden upsurge in carcinogenic chemicals which are in our foodchain, plus increased smoking and overeating by people who are reluctant to see a doctor at the first warning signs had increased DNA damage.
When the DNA is damaged it DOES NOT automatically cause cancer, usually a transformed cell dies, but somtimes it aquires a mutation which makes it resistant to the proscess of programmed cell death (apoptosis). Usually these cells are destroyed by the body, but somtimes they survive to divide, effectivly you have a set of immortal cells (as long as you are alive at least). These immortal cells can then pick up other mutations, and if they get one which causes out of control cell division then that is cancer.
If the body is good at getting rid of mutated cells then you are less likely to get cancer, but as you age the mechanisms wear out. Also there are thousands of different combinations of mutations so there is no way to say (for example) "ah ha, this is what causes breast cancer".
If you don't like animal testing don't take any medicines, not even the Chinese ones, they have ALL been tested on animals. Animal testing is, unfortunatly, still a nesscessarry evil, unless we have an endless supply of willing voulenteers to test if this new drug is horribly toxic or not. I think you'll find there will be very few of them, we are a selfish species.


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: GUEST,smiler
Date: 03 Feb 06 - 06:08 AM

Speak for yourself Crystal

You can also explain while you're at it how a spontaneously occurring cancer in a human is the same as an artifically created one in an animal.

Sorry, God didn't create necessary evils.


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Gervase
Date: 03 Feb 06 - 06:09 AM

God didn't create anything, smiler. We created god.


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: GUEST,smiler
Date: 03 Feb 06 - 06:55 AM

Thats been debated elsewhere in history and the impartial jury is still out


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Crystal
Date: 03 Feb 06 - 07:02 AM

The cancers are caused in animals in the same way they happen in humans, by giving the animal a chemical or radioactive insult and then either watching to see what happens, or giving another insult. Also human cancer cells may be injected into animals to look at the way cancers metastasise to other areas. How has this helped? we can now predict how tumours will spread and how to operate on them. We also have an arsnal or effective treatments. 100 years ago cancer was a death scentance no-one survived unless they were VERY lucky, now it accounts for 154,547 deaths per year in the whole of the UK but compare this with about 270,000 new diagnosis every year. Cancer deaths have FALLEN by 11% in the past 10 years and if I get breast cancer tomorrow I have an 83% chance of surviving for 5 years thanks to animal testing! Also thanks to knowledge gained from animal studies we know that about 135,000 of those diagnosed with cancer could have avoided it by listening to advice about changing their lifestyle.

People always forget that the first ones to benifit from new drugs etc are animals, even those drugs which have been shown not to work in humans.

What is your viable and safe alternative to animal testing Smiler? Obviously us all going back to running around naked, sleeping in trees and eating raw meat is one, but I think you'll have a hard time convincing other people.


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: GUEST,smiler
Date: 03 Feb 06 - 07:41 AM

You have know way of knowing if an animal tumour, caused by “a radio-active insult” - poison being the proper word - is going to behave the same way as a spontaneously occurring tumour in a human. The truth is poisoning animals hinders proper medical progress, as they are all tested on humans anyway.

Also what is survival? I understand its five years after diagnosis, so die five years and a day later, you'll call it cured.

Any dunce can poison animals and report on the results. Most do


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Gervase
Date: 03 Feb 06 - 07:54 AM

I fear smiler is from the unreconstructed 'anything which causes harm to an animal is bad' wing of the bunny-huggers. S/he probably won't even wipe down kitchen surfaces in case bacteria are killed, while removing slugs and snails from the veg is a definite no-no.
Because that's the trouble with animal rights. Where, logically, does one stop?
Is it OK to harm creatures that don't happen to be mammals? Surely not, otherwise there'd be nothing wrong with battery farming.
What about cold-blooded animals? No, because frogs can clearly feel pain, and it would be wrong to inflict pain on them.
And then it gets tricky.
Snails? Well, they seem to be able to feel pain, as do any number of earthworms. But they do have some sort of nervous structure.
So...Is it OK to cause harm to a creature without a central nervous system? Difficult, because even unicellular organisms appear to be threat-averse and will positively move away from sources of stress.
So, smiler, where do you stop? Do you embrace the bacterium as you embrace the bunny?


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Wolfgang
Date: 03 Feb 06 - 08:14 AM

Smiler,

the numbers you quote on cancer may be correct but they are irrelevant for the argument. Crystal has said it already and I concur from another point of view. I regularly give the cancer data you have quoted to a research methodology class as a task to find out how they can be interpreted. The best of them come up with the more-cancer-because-we-get-older idea.

I then ask them at which data we should look to find out whether the age idea is correct. A good response is to look at cancer incidence separated by age groups. If you look at these data you can clearly see that for all (or nearly all, depending upon the country) age groups the incidence of cancer has decreased over the decades since Victoria was queen.

Though the age controlled cancer data have decreased, the overall data have increased. That is not easy to understand for people not trained how to read statistics. It is a variant of Simpson's paradox that has fooled you.

One more reason how you can be fooled: If you look at the data how many people have cancer at one point in time (it seems to me you quote these data the way you describe them) then each succes of medicine in prolonging life of cancer patients will increase the number of people having cancer at the same time for they will be part of the cancer statistics for a longer time.

You may argue against animal experimentation, but you should strike the cancer data argument from your arsenal. You only can fool the numerically challenged with it.

Wolfgang


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Gervase
Date: 03 Feb 06 - 08:30 AM

A moral fabric pervades this entire universe. You do good you get good back. You do evil you get evil back.
Sorry, only just picked up on that.
Is that a fact or a belief?
If it's a fact then, as far as I can see, morality plays no part in the laws which we perceive to govern the universe. The universe is magnificently amoral - natural catastrophes wipe out the devout as well as the lax, while many a wrong 'un prospers, lives to a ripe old age and dies in his bed.
If, however, it is a belief, then it's one to which you're entitled, but it means no more than the tooth fairy, Father Christmas or the divinity of Christ. It certainly has no part to play in a discussion of ethics or scientific method.


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Troll
Date: 03 Feb 06 - 10:13 PM

The rain it falls upon the just
And also on the un-just fella.
But chiefly on the just, because
The un-just stole the justs umbrella.

troll


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 04 Feb 06 - 11:48 AM

On the other hand, I find it very difficult to fork out money for all of the immunizations and innoculations [sic] they think I should give her. She's an indoor/outdoor cat and they think its negligent for me to let her outside. I think she's entitled to be a cat.

Do you at least spay or neuter your cats? Ignoring the immunizations available allows your animal(s) to spread disease among the pet population in your neighborhood. It also allows such nasty things as rabies to enter your domain. The cat is a good vector from wildlife to humans.

Raptor, my remark that says to eschew the comparing or lumping together of animal rights folks and environmentalists means that environmentalists don't want to have anything to do with the wacko animal rights folks, because they are mostly fighting an emotional battle that isn't based on good science. People outside of these two areas don't always know any better and assume that the rights of animals are somehow tied into cleaning up the environment. Animals don't have standing in the courts*, as hard as the animal rights folks would try--they want their own version of the Endangered Species Act that limits vivisection and testing.

* This is not to say there is no protection for animals in abuse situations or general raising or management of them, but they are not other-than-human-people, they are property, so cases can't be brought on their behalf.

SRS


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: GUEST
Date: 04 Feb 06 - 03:48 PM

SRS - My cat has been spayed. Don't forget I got her at the SPCA.

If the other cats in the neighborhood are immunized, then they should be protected from disease.

As far as being a vector, last time I checked, she wasn't an arthropod. As far as being a carrier ??????? Who knows? If you are paranoid about my healthy, nature loving cat, keep your cat indoors.

Besides that, my cat is so mean, she won't let any other animal into her territory. I don't think you have anything to fear.


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: GUEST,dianavan
Date: 04 Feb 06 - 03:49 PM

That last post was me, dianavan.


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Clinton Hammond
Date: 04 Feb 06 - 04:05 PM

"Clintonhammond was never fortunate enough to meet..."

Ya... neither were you...


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Sorcha
Date: 04 Feb 06 - 04:19 PM

Stilly, I don't know how it is with cats, but there is some new research out on dogs that says they don't really need vacs as often as previously thought.


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: gnu
Date: 04 Feb 06 - 04:42 PM

Thanks Crystal for your time and effort in sharing your expertise with us in this thread. I appreciate your educated input.


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Raptor
Date: 04 Feb 06 - 05:50 PM

I guess I'm still a lunatic but I'm for cancer reasurch, and don't consider that Unnessary expirmentation.

I'm also an environmentalist which is why I asked for the clarification SRS. You make good points.

I do think one should keep house cats indoors. Feral cats kill 1000's of birds everyday.Most naturalists agree with that.

And not immunizesing you pet is very cruel. Heartworm is a slow and painfull death I wouldn't wish upon a conservative.

But what do I know I'm a lunatic.

Raptor


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: GUEST,smiler
Date: 04 Feb 06 - 06:20 PM

I'm not a bunny hugger Gervase.

I don't love animals. More importantly I don't hate them, unlike Crystal and the rest of her ilk, who are brutalised by their work in the labs. Her dishonesty in terming an act of cruelty an insult, reveals this.

The very fact they are brutalised, is the same reason, they should not be near people's health, in the same way that Dr Mengele should not have been a peadiatrician.


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: GUEST
Date: 04 Feb 06 - 06:21 PM

Raptor - Just because my cat goes outside, doesn't mean she's wild. She prefers mice and shrews to birds but she has killed the odd bird or two. I tried a bell but she always comes home without it.

My cat isn't a house cat. She's an indoor/outdoor cat and would be very unhappy if she couldn't climb trees, chase mice and sun herself in the garden. She also prefers garden soil to cat litter. I think its cruel to keep a cat indoors all its life. I suppose you also think cats should be de-clawed?

BTW - I didn't say she wasn't vaccinated at all. I said, "I find it very difficult to fork out money for all of the immunizations and innoculations they think I should give her."


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Clinton Hammond
Date: 04 Feb 06 - 07:20 PM

" I think its cruel to keep a cat indoors all its life."

An indoor cat lives longer... costs MUCH less at the vet... and if provided with good 'entertainment' will be JUST as 'content' (if not more so) than a cat that goes outdoors...

"cats should be de-clawed"
My indoor cats are declawed... that way my $100 cat isn't wrecking my $700 sofa.... or my $900 carpet... or... or... or...   

They also don't get yelled at for doing what comes naturally.... They also don't even know they've been declawed...   Their brain isn't much bigger than the end of my thumb...


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Little Hawk
Date: 04 Feb 06 - 07:27 PM

That's mostly true of indoor humans too, Clinton. Specially the last sentence you wrote.

Look, man, if you have to imprison an animal and make it live a totally unnatural life indoors just for your enjoyment, maybe that's not such a good thing to do in the first place.


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Clinton Hammond
Date: 04 Feb 06 - 07:36 PM

Like you know shit about shit... I musta been thinking of you when I typed "Their brain isn't much bigger than the end of my thumb..."


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: GUEST,dianavan
Date: 04 Feb 06 - 08:07 PM

Thats me again, dianavan, at 6:21.

Time to figure out how to get my cookie back.


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: Little Hawk
Date: 04 Feb 06 - 08:14 PM

Yeah, Clinton, like I was thinking of you...

We're a mutual admiration society.


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Subject: RE: BS: Animal Terrorists
From: GUEST,dianavan
Date: 04 Feb 06 - 08:52 PM

Now we're talking about animal terrorism!

In my mind, there is something just a little bit twisted about de-clawing an animal so that you can have complete control. The poor thing is perfectly helpless. Wait a minute. Thats not an animal, its a living, breathing, stuffed-toy.

Like I said before, I'm not much of a pet person. I prefer my animals, wild.

...and what about the procedure itself? ...and the time it takes to heal? Yuk!


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