Drop the charges on Mr. Rist for no wrong doing of feeding feral cats

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Rebecca King
9 years ago
This is ridiculous. Maybe they should fine the idiots who dumped the cats there to begin with, NOT the compassionate individual who was feeding them. The laws need to be changed to make sense. People get arrested and fined for feeding strays, people get off easy for abusing animals. Amazing the judicial system is a joke.

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joanne obrien
9 years ago
Because these are all of god creatures . and deserve to be fed just like the homeless population. They did not ask to be born, so this is no fault of their own. This judge needs to get real and have a heart,if he is a christian then he would know about noahs ark. we are all gods creature no matter what. The vatican feeds all the feral cats around the vatican so why cnat we?

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quinton smith
9 years ago
You would NOT arrest a HUMAN for feeding a HUMAN why arrest Mr. Rist for feeding cats in need of food an care. =^..^=

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Lisa Reid
9 years ago
I too have been summoned and fined but not arrested because i have to be bullied like a good little girl in the town of Fairview. Im stiil trying to get one last cat off block and bring her to sancuary where she can be reunited with her siblings but town will arrest me if they catch me on the block and no one will help. You can call me anytime regarding this inhumane matter 201 724 0123

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Eugene Estavillo
9 years ago
come on. these cats are living too

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Harriet Levin
9 years ago
why would you prosecute someone who has a heart and cares about starving stray cats?

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Barbara Riebman
9 years ago
Harvey Cedars was absolutely wrong to arrest Mr. Rist for trying to help stray cats on Long Beach Island. These helpless, homeless animals are the result of irresponsible, heartless people who have abandoned them -- those are the people who should be punished not Mr. Rist!
Harvey Cedars should adopt a TNR/Adopt program for these cats -- private foundations and donors will help fund them (I know, I'm an officer of one such foundation) - and leave Mr. Rist alone!

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Angie Koczkur
9 years ago
When are you gonna change the law and hold the owner accountable and not the rescuer------ SERIOUSLY!!!!!!!!!!.
This is happening everywhere and it has to stop and the sooner Mayor and Councils step up and show leadership and pass bylaws like in Calgary the beter.

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Kathie Miller
9 years ago
The city isn't doing anything much to manage the feral cat colony properly. Their solution is to simply starve the cats to death. Is that the best they can do in the way of a plan?

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m shiel
9 years ago
I agree More money in police work etc was wasted the $$is better spent to spay/neuter theis colony and let them be cared for by people who care