Skip to comments.Authorities Ticket Woman over Wheelchair-Using Cat
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 Bears front legs are fine but his back legs are paralyzed.
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That’s NOT a wheelchair! The cat is not sitting down. It looks more like training wheels.
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.
Cat was unavailable for an interview. Did not respond to repeated calls. ;)
I’m on Ms. Steele’s side, but she really should have shots for her critters updated. Really.
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’.
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.
Only rare cats will submit to a leash.
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.
Flori-duh strikes again.
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.
“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.
Someone must have been short on his quota for the month.
I had to read it twice. That is funny. LOL
Government employees need a rabies shot.
PING this one over to Slings And Arrows. :)=^..^=
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.
> Many are just directed to fine/tax anywhere they can.
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.
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???
Dude its all pot smoking surfer dudes and any decent female bolts ASAP.
this is clearly a miss-carriage...of justice...
i meant they make them for dogs and rabbits, too. :-)
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.
Animal “CARE” and “CONTROL” showing their true colors.....it’s all about MONEY. Talk about heartless cruel people....here ya go.
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.
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.
Thanks penelope. Blessings to Ms. Steele for being such a caring person to her critters.