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Authorities Ticket Woman over Wheelchair-Using Cat
breitbart.com ^ | 10 Oct 2013, | staff reporter

Posted on 10/10/2013 11:22:42 PM PDT by Daffynition

A woman from Melbourne, Florida learned that the law can be heartless. Violating a law that prohibits pets from wandering leashless, she received a ticket in excess of $200.

One of her pets was a kitty cat in a specially designed wheelchair; Pooh Bear’s front legs are fine but his back legs are paralyzed.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Outdoors; Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: fl; kittyping

1 posted on 10/10/2013 11:22:43 PM PDT by Daffynition
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To: Slings and Arrows

BIG GOVERNMENT PING


2 posted on 10/10/2013 11:23:31 PM PDT by Daffynition (*In memory of FReeper Blackie. God rest his *Hooligan* soul.*)
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To: Daffynition

That’s NOT a wheelchair! The cat is not sitting down. It looks more like training wheels.


3 posted on 10/10/2013 11:29:36 PM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: Daffynition

Many are just directed to fine/tax anywhere they can.

Another great reason to fire 90% of government employees and to shrink the government and it’s costs.


4 posted on 10/10/2013 11:32:03 PM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God Bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: Cowboy Bob

Cat was unavailable for an interview. Did not respond to repeated calls. ;)


5 posted on 10/10/2013 11:34:30 PM PDT by Daffynition (*In memory of FReeper Blackie. God rest his *Hooligan* soul.*)
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To: A CA Guy

I’m on Ms. Steele’s side, but she really should have shots for her critters updated. Really.


6 posted on 10/10/2013 11:39:51 PM PDT by Daffynition (*In memory of FReeper Blackie. God rest his *Hooligan* soul.*)
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To: Daffynition

The idiots thought the wheels made the cat go faster...

The ticketing officer said...

‘I was standing there and this cat just went purring by without a leash and not under control’.


7 posted on 10/10/2013 11:44:53 PM PDT by xrmusn (6/98 --Egoist:A person of low taste, more interested in himself than me. (Ambrose Bierce))
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To: Daffynition

they make these for dogs and rabbits whose hind legs have been injured, or in certain cases where a neurolgical parasite has done some damage before being treated by the vet.

often you don’t know there’s a serious problem until one day you find they can’t stand/walk or are wobbly, then you take them in, but the damage may or may not be permanent.


8 posted on 10/10/2013 11:50:53 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Daffynition

Only rare cats will submit to a leash.


9 posted on 10/10/2013 11:52:31 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: Daffynition

I lived in Melbourne for a winter.....Man was that place boring even the fishing sucked. Then I read for a reason I don’t know it has the one of the highest male to female ratios in the lower 48. That would explain cops with absolutely nothing better to do then ticket cats in wheelchairs.


10 posted on 10/10/2013 11:58:35 PM PDT by Blackirish (Forward Comrades!!!!!!!!!)
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To: Daffynition; Slings and Arrows; Glenn; republicangel; Beaker; BADROTOFINGER; etabeta; ...

Flori-duh strikes again.


11 posted on 10/11/2013 12:16:37 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Sherman Logan

It’s easier to habitualize cats, if you leash them before they are 8 weeks. Almost all cats can get used to leashing, but the older they are the longer and more difficult the process is.


12 posted on 10/11/2013 12:17:48 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: Jonty30

13 posted on 10/11/2013 12:41:46 AM PDT by Bobalu (Bobo the Wonder Marxist leads Operation Rodeo Clown against Syria)
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To: Secret Agent Man

14 posted on 10/11/2013 1:00:42 AM PDT by Daffynition (*In memory of FReeper Blackie. God rest his *Hooligan* soul.*)
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To: A CA Guy

“Many are just directed to fine/tax anywhere they can.”

The code enforcement office in my county was staffed to meet the building bubble. Not a single enforcement goon has been laid off. According to a contractor I spoke with the code people were told, “if you want to keep your job get out there and write code violations!” He said that previously they’d find something on the job and you’d get to correct it. But now they find a minimum of three things totaling about $3,000 per job. He has simply priced that into the cost.


15 posted on 10/11/2013 2:08:22 AM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: Daffynition

Someone must have been short on his quota for the month.


16 posted on 10/11/2013 2:15:04 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Blackirish

I had to read it twice. That is funny. LOL


17 posted on 10/11/2013 2:16:22 AM PDT by healy61
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To: Daffynition

Government employees need a rabies shot.


18 posted on 10/11/2013 2:25:00 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Daffynition; Slings and Arrows

PING this one over to Slings And Arrows. :)=^..^=


19 posted on 10/11/2013 2:54:09 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: A CA Guy
Many are just directed to fine/tax anywhere they can.
20 posted on 10/11/2013 3:37:01 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Daffynition

If they’ve ever been vaccinated they likely have immunity. According to Ron Schultz who is THE vet immunologist expert, there is really no need to vaccinate annually — and great risk and harm in doing so. Titering is the way to go. The law, as in so many cases, does not reflect actual need.


21 posted on 10/11/2013 4:12:19 AM PDT by JLLH
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To: A CA Guy

> Many are just directed to fine/tax anywhere they can.

Exactly !!!
Last month, I was fined $200 by the City of Buffalo for my lawn being over 10”. The grass was 4”, but there were a half dozen dandelions with flowers that shot up to the 10” to 11” mark from the previous 7 or 8 days of constant rain, and some uniformed liberal was out there with a ruler and a citation pad.


22 posted on 10/11/2013 4:45:36 AM PDT by BuffaloJack (Gun Control is the Key to totalitarianism and genocide.)
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To: Daffynition

Positively asinine.
I worked for the orthopedic vet (back when I was 19) who INVENTED the original K-9 Cart. That was back in 1975. The cart has been improved by others along the way since then. They are used by thousands of animals by now and the owners’ reaction to seeing their dog or cat walk again was sooo gratifying. He had people coming in from all over the country.

Don’t we have bigger issues to deal with???


23 posted on 10/11/2013 4:45:47 AM PDT by SueRae (It isn't over. In God We Trust.)
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To: Blackirish

Dude its all pot smoking surfer dudes and any decent female bolts ASAP.


24 posted on 10/11/2013 4:52:39 AM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: Daffynition

this is clearly a miss-carriage...of justice...


25 posted on 10/11/2013 7:13:25 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: Daffynition

i meant they make them for dogs and rabbits, too. :-)


26 posted on 10/11/2013 9:52:58 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Daffynition

Oppression by our government is going to get worse and worse until we rise up and smack them.

“Make their lives as difficult and frustrating as possible” — O’Bass Terd.

Lefists and dimocrats in our country are under orders to persecute Conservatives.

They’re not only heartless, they’re soulless as well, having forfeited said souls to Hell in their satanic bargains.


27 posted on 10/11/2013 10:43:37 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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Animal “CARE” and “CONTROL” showing their true colors.....it’s all about MONEY. Talk about heartless cruel people....here ya go.


28 posted on 10/11/2013 11:40:48 AM PDT by Fawn ("My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge" Hosea 4:6)
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To: MeshugeMikey
ROF.......HAHAHA!


29 posted on 10/11/2013 1:23:17 PM PDT by Daffynition (*In memory of FReeper Blackie. God rest his *Hooligan* soul.*)
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To: JLLH
According to Ron Schultz who is THE vet immunologist expert, there is really no need to vaccinate annually — and great risk and harm in doing so.

I would conjecture that much of the purpose of periodic vaccinations stems from the fact that if vaccines were perpetual, someone whose pet died might be inclined to give a new pet the same name and pretend that the new pet had received all the vaccinations which were given to the old one. Requiring periodic renewal for vaccines helps prevent long-term disparities between that animals which are documented as being vaccinated and those which are, though other approaches might work just as well for that purpose.

30 posted on 10/13/2013 12:46:20 PM PDT by supercat (Renounce Covetousness.)
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To: Daffynition

Iam a personal friend of ms.steele. she does keep her pets shots updated. the tag in question isnt due til 2015. the sgt and animal control wouldnt let her show it. he, for some reason is targeting her for calling the police in a high crime area, and asking why they take so long in responding.


31 posted on 10/13/2013 3:01:15 PM PDT by penelope purple
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To: penelope purple

Thanks penelope. Blessings to Ms. Steele for being such a caring person to her critters.


32 posted on 10/13/2013 3:20:48 PM PDT by Daffynition (*In memory of FReeper Blackie. God rest his *Hooligan* soul.*)
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