03 Dec '11, 2am

SPCA urges public to live harmoniously with community animals

I REFER to Ms Lau Vi Minh's letter "If you love them, take ownership of community cats at home" (Dec 1). Were it possible, I am sure that community cat feeders would readily take home the cats. But, if and when it happens, then Ms Lau could potentially be living next door to a cat feeder with many cats. How would she feel, and what will she do then? That cats are a nuisance to vehicle owners? Are we so void of any feeling or compassion that we grumble about a few scratches? They sleep on cars to receive warmth from the engines. If cats are alleged to cause scratch marks on cars, I would think car owners had better return to their car distributor to demand for a better paint job. Community cats serve a purpose in the location they are in; that they remain in the vicinity does prevent a new colony from taking over. Cat faeces and urine do not constitute health risks to the g...

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