Take Action Now against HR 1998

The cats are depending on you! Don’t wait for someone else to do it. It is as easy as the click of the button. 

I have listened to the defense for this piece of bad legislation. How it is for the protection of the general public . Ok.. fact time. There has been NO cases of a big cat leaving the property where it is housed and going on a rampage killing people. Nor are their figures of big cat/human conflicts even remotely close. In fact they are grossly exaggerated! They state 200 people have been killed or mauled. There has been 20 people in 21 years. You have a greater chance of getting killed by a toaster than a big cat attack. 

They fail to mention that it is private facilities that helped to recover the Florida Panther, NOT any of the organizations such as the AZA nor sanctuaries, which I might add do not breed the Florida Panther with the latter not breeding at all. 

And finally they state they want to stop people from making money off the big cats. HUH? So, I thought this is America. If someone has a talent, and wants to share that talent and utilize it to educate the world what in the world is wrong with being compensated? WHAT HAS BECOME OF THE UNITED STATES? 

PLEASE GO TO THIS LINK AND SIGN THE LETTER! Stop this bad bill NOW! 

http://the-cavalry-group.rallycongress.com/10082/stop-hsus-hr-1998/

 

About the Author
Vera is a sixth generation Native Floridian and born in the small community of Arcadia Florida. She has been a Barrel racer,making it to the NBHA national finals for 3 years in a row. She was the President in the Potowattomie County Humane Society, Shawnee Oklahoma 1983. She is a Veterinary Technician and in the veterinary medical field for over thirty nine years, starting by volunteering in Ft. Lauderdale at Three Oaks Animal Hospital for OJT at the tender age of 13 years. She has had a Life time of working and living with all species of animals, domestic and exotic. She holds an Associates in Animal Science. Vera also is an active member of the FCF (Feline Conservation Federation -http://www.felineconservation.org/ ) and accredited by the FCF as a Wildlife Educator, as well as licensed by the state of Florida as a wildlife rehabilitator

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