ASPCA: Weekly eNewsletter, 6-22-07

June 22nd, 2007 6:30 pm by Kelly Garbato

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From: ASPCA – news-alert [at] aspca.org
Date: Jun 22, 2007 7:00 AM
Subject: High-Rise Syndrome & Cats/Man Busted for Animal Cruelty

ASPCA WEEKLY UPDATE

June 22, 2007

Welcome to our weekly email newsletter, your source for the latest news from our animal welfare community and information on pending humane legislation.

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ASPCA NEWS ALERT
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WHAT CAT OWNERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT HIGH-RISE SYNDROME

With summer officially here, many pet parents are eagerly opening their windows to enjoy the weather–while unknowingly putting
their pets at risk. Unscreened windows pose a real danger to cats, who fall out of them so often that the veterinary profession has a name for the problem–High-Rise Syndrome. Our experts offer precautions to keep Princess safe this summer.

ASPCA SUCCESS STORY OF THE WEEK: MY TWO SONS

Jill Kolozenski’s boys, Colin and Bailey, love to play and chase each other–and one of ’em just happens to have four legs

A STELLAR SESSION FOR ILLINOIS

When it comes to passing humane laws, Illinois is shaping up to be a model for the rest of the country.

THE ‘A’ ASKS YOU: DO YOU CELEBRATE YOUR CAT’S BIRTHDAY?

Visit the ASPCA Online Community and tell us how you celebrate Boots’ big day.

QUEENS MAN BUSTED FOR ANIMAL CRUELTY

Following up on a tip, ASPCA agent Paul Lai found four dogs left to starve in a trash-filled Queens backyard.

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HAWAII GETS A FELONY ANIMAL CRUELTY LAW AT LAST!

On June 1, Hawaii’s governor put her stamp of approval on the Aloha State’s first felony cruelty law. Congratulations to Hawaii advocates, who pushed for the passage of SB 1665 to institute felony-level penalties for acts of cruelty to pets.

IL: HELP FERAL CAT CARETAKERS GET THEIR DUE!

You can help lower euthanasia rates by making sure your local feral cat caretakers receive the low-cost services they deserve under the Illinois Pet Population Control Act. Contact your city council members or county board members and ask that they recognize feral cat caretakers in your community’s ordinance.

MORE ALERTS FOR YOUR AREA…

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