Pet neglect is a heartbreaking tragedy that can be avoided

Re: SPCA presses charges after death of Persian cat (July 27)

I write this with much heartbreak and sadness for the poor cat who died. I have had four cats over the years, and unfortunately, due to a combination of illness and age, three of them have passed on.

I cried like a baby when I had to say my final goodbyes to each of them. I still have my beloved little diva, Olivia, and I constantly shower her with love and attention.

My cats have never been without food, water and all the comforts of home, and have been given huge amounts of love. If they even show a sign of discomfort or illness that could be serious, I have immediately taken them to my vet.

Animals are like children, they require care and love constantly. If a person cannot provide that, they should not adopt them into their home.

Tamara Shiels

Langford

 

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