28 Apr '12, 6am

What Do You Do When You Inherit 18 Cats? | Care2 Causes

Without intending to blame and meaning no disrespect to anyone in this story, this is what happens when people don't take responsibility for and sterilize their animals. A couple of generations ago these cats' grandparents were almost certainly pets, and their owners did not take responsibility for their reproduction. The cats were inherited at least twice, but presumably the author of this article is the first person to address their breeding. If an animal is dependent on a person, regardless of how the situation came to be, the person needs to decide if they will take responsibility for them, including sterilization, or if they won't take responsibility, in which case the animal should be captured and surrendered to a shelter. The situation in which a person feeds cats, but continues to allow them to breed (perhaps they think "I shouldn't have to pay for the operation, b...

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