Game Commission (PGC) is trying to ban Trap-Neuter-Release(TNR)
programs for cats and dogs.The PGC is proposing to amend
A 137.2 (a wild turkey law) to make the release of captive
held wildlife or domestic dogs or cats into the wild
unlawful. Part of this legislation states: domestic
dogs (canis familiaros) and domestic cats( felis catus)
may not be released into the wild. To read more go to:
threatens wildlife and BANS all TNR programs. People
who rescue, spay-neuter and release cats and dogs into
safe colonies will risk large fines and possible imprisonment.
If a Game Warden finds an individual attempting to trap
and release wildlife, or cat or dog, they may also confiscate
and KILL the animal!!!!
the PGC has earned it's nickname ---The ANIMAL GESTAPO.
IMPERATIVE that animal people come together to protest
this outrageous proposed
for this proposed amendment to A 137.2 is scheduled
for either October 6th or 7th at the PGC's Harrisburg
headquarters, 2001 Elmerton Ave., just off the Progress
Avenue exit of Interstate 81. The hearings start at
8:30 am each day.
PLEASE PLAN TO ATTEND THE HEARING. If there are a minimum
of 25 people who want to parrticipate, a bus will be
arranged for us. Please contact me ASAP to let me know
if you have any interest in attending the hearing. 1-866-6ANIMAL
letters, written testimony, and phone calls/faxes are
imperative also. In the meantime, if you know your state
legislators, please prepare to contact them right away.
If you do not know your state legislators, go to Vote
Smart to find out who they are and how to contact them.
information about the hearing go to:
This is good information, All.
be aware, everyone, that even if you can't attend the
hearing (as many of us probably can't), you can write
to, fax, email, and call the Pennsylvania Game Commission.
If they are inundated with letters, calls, faxes, and
emails, they'll know there's a significant public response
to this. Generally, the rule of thumb is for every letter,
call, or fax they get, they figure 100 other people
feel the same way but didn't bother to contact them.
This adds up, and our calls alone could represent 2000+
people who would be against this. I'll forward Al's
note to the Philadelphia Animal Rights mailing list
on Yahoo, to get more people to contact the PGC, and
potentially to increase the attendance at the hearing.
contact info at the PA Game Commission:
phone: (717) 787-4250 (call to get their fax number)
Pennsylvania Game Commission
2001 Elmerton Avenue
Harrisburg, PA 17110-9797
them know how stupid this change in the law would be!!
Pray for Peace...