MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

Letters

January 23, 2013

THE PEOPLE SPEAK – Animals need shelter, room to run

Remember the song “Bless the Beasts and the Children?” The words that follow are “for in this world they have no voice, no choice. Give them shelter from the storm, and keep them safe.” This song was sung by the Carpenters.

I do believe there are anti-cruelty laws here in Oklahoma, and that dogs should have water, food and shelter. I have read that “any person who deprives an animal of food, drink, or shelter shall be guilty of a felony and can be fined up to $500, and or imprisoned in the county jail.” This is a quote from the Oklahoma Cruelty to Animals Statutes. If you see a dog with no shelter, then report it to the animal shelter in Muskogee. It is heart-breaking to see how many dogs are tied up with no way to run free as the wind in a fenced yard. Can you imagine being tied up your entire lifetime? Please spay and neuter your pets.

Muskogee is a wonderful town. Let’s see if we can help make it better for dogs, and cats and all of God’s creatures great and small.

BARBARA

McALISTER

Muskogee

1
Text Only
Letters
AP Video
US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating
Poll

Should a federal judge have the power to strike down Oklahoma's ban on gay marriage?

Yes
No
     View Results
Featured Ads
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Stocks