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Friday, October 6th, 2006

Subject:Ontario=the new Italy
Time:10:14 pm.
I hope this is not true.

One of my buddies at the dog park (responsible owners...YAY!) has someone on the "in" with the provincial government. Apparently there may be a NEW dog legislation in the works that states all large breeds (Over 50 lbs) will be required to be muzzled in public.

All those in favour of the pit bull ban, your beloved labs and goldens may have to be muzzled too...

If this happens, I am leaving this province for good.
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Saturday, July 22nd, 2006

Subject:Comment to be added.
Time:1:17 am.
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Friday, July 21st, 2006

Subject:New community
Time:11:18 pm.
I started this because while there are tons of animal rescue comms on LJ, I haven't seen a specific one for Canada. So here it is...

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Tuesday, July 18th, 2006

Subject:What the hell am I doing drinking in LA?
Time:4:28 pm.

August I might have to take a business trip to LA.

My first business trip. *feels grown up*

This will hopefully amount to a healthy commission cheque.

In other news...I might be rescuing an APBT mix who scheduled to die in 5 days (fostering)
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Wednesday, June 28th, 2006

Time:9:32 am.
Rescue Group Answering Machine -
Author unknown

"Hello: You have reached 123-4567, Tender Hearts Animal Rescue. Due to the high volume of calls we have been receiving, please listen closely to the following options and choose the one that best describes you or your situation":

Press 1 if you want free veterinary advice.

Press 2 if you know we are not actually trained veterinarians, but want to save money and have us give you free, untrained medical advice anyway.

Press 3 if you have a 10-year-old dog or cat and your 15-year-old son/daughter?, wife/husband? has suddenly become allergic and you need to find the dog a new home right away.

Press 4 if you have dogs or cats, just had a baby and want to get rid of your dogs/ cats because you are the only person in the world to have a baby and dogs or cat at the same time!

Press 5 if your dog or cat is sick and needs to see a vet, but you need the money because you are going on vacation soon.

Press 6 if you just got a brand new puppy or kitten and your old dog or cat is having problems adjusting so you want to get rid of the old one right away.

Press 7 if your little puppy or kitten has grown up and is no longer cute and small.

Press 8 if you are an elderly person and want to adopt a "cute puppy or kitten who is not active and is going to outlive you"

Press 9 if your relative has suddenly died and you can't care for their elderly dog or cat - not even temporarily while YOU try to find him or her a good home, because it will cramp your lifestyle.

Press 10 if you are moving today and need to immediately place your 150-pound, 8-year-old dog.

Press 11 if you want an unpaid volunteer to come to your home today and pick up the dog or cat you no longer want.

Press 12 if you have been feeding and caring for a "stray" for the last three years, are moving and suddenly determine it's not your dog or cat.

Press 13 to leave us an anonymous garbled message, letting us know you have left a dog/cat outside in our yard in the middle of January, (which is in fact, better than just leaving the dog/cat without a message).

Press 14 if you are going to get angry because we are not able to take your dog or cat that you have had for fifteen years, because we have run out of room, (not to mention that it is not our responsibility!).

Press 15 if you are going to threaten to take your ten year old dog or cat to be euthanized because we can't take them in.

Press 16 if you would like one of our "perfectly trained, housebroken, kid-friendly, cat-friendly, purebred tiny dogs who do not shed", that we have an abundance of!!

Press 17 if you want us to take your dog that has a slight aggression problem, i.e. has only bitten a few people and killed your neighbor's cat.

Press 18 if you have already called once and didn't like what we told you, but thought when you called back this time you would get a different person with a different answer.

Press 19 if you want us to use the shelter space that would go to helping a stray, so that you can board your own dog while you are on vacation, (free of charge, of course).

Press 20 if you have bought your children a duckling, (baby chick or baby bunny) for Easter, but now it's July and they're bored of that animal.

Press 21 if you want us to take your female dog or cat who has already had several litters, but you can't spay her now because she is pregnant again, and that would be against your religion!!

Press 22 if your cat is biting and not using the litter box because she has been declawed, (by YOU), but are not willing to accept the responsibility that the cat's behavior was altered because of your decision to have him or her declawed.

Press 23 if your two-year-old male dog is marking all over your house but you "just haven't gotten around" to having him neutered.

Press 24 if you have an outdoor-only dog or cat and are calling because you suspect that she is suddenly pregnant.

Press 25 if you have done "everything" to housebreak your dog but had no success, yet you don't want to crate the dog because it is "cruel".

Press 26 if your new"love" doesn't like your dog or cat (and you are too stupid to get rid of this new friend, who will dump you very soon anyway).

Press 27 if you went through all these 'options' and didn't hear enough!

This will connect you to the sounds of tears being shed by one of our volunteers who is holding a discarded old dog or cat while the vet mercifully frees him from of the grief of missing his family.
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Thursday, April 27th, 2006

Time:12:42 pm.
They caught the fucking asshole who tortured Mercy!

A man was arrested early Thursday in connection with the torture of a puppy who was found severely burned on Good Friday.

The dog later died.

Dallas police arrested Deshawn Brown, 21, at his mother's home in the Denton County community of Corinth shortly before 1 a.m. He faces several charges, including cruelty to an animal.

"All the personnel involved with this are quite relieved to have this gentleman in custody, based on the extreme cruelty of this crime" said Dallas police spokesman Sgt. Robert Patterson.

Brown was being held at the Lew Sterrett Justice Center in Dallas.

Mercy, a 10-month-old pit bull mix, had been doused with gasoline and set on fire. She was rescued on Good Friday, but she was unable to survive the extensive stab wounds and burns that covered 60 percent of her body.

Mercy died over the weekend. A memorial service was scheduled for Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Operation Kindness shelter, 3201 Earhart Drive in Carrollton.

Hopefully he won't just get a slap on the wrist.
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Tuesday, April 25th, 2006

Subject:Well those monsters got what they wanted
Time:1:54 pm.
Mood: crushed.
Mercy, the dog I posted about a few entries down, succombed to her injuries.

Rest in Peace sweet girl. For a little while at least, you were loved by your caregivers.

Those who hurt you will burn in hell.

I'm actually crying about this. Poor poor baby.
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Tuesday, April 18th, 2006

Subject:Mercy - burned, stabbed and dragged
Time:10:19 am.
Another animal abuse case.

This beautiful pit in Dallas TX was dragged, stabbed and burned so badly you can see her muscle through the burn patches of skin.
The article is Here
She was taken to Operation Kindness - a no-kill shelter who are trying to rehabilitate this poor girl back to health.

Here's some (graphic, and quite upsetting) pictures of her condition as well as a link to donate.

Spread the word about this sweet girl.
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Tuesday, April 11th, 2006

Time:4:48 pm.
Chest pains huuuuuuuuuuuuurrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrt. :( It's such a beautiful day and I was looking forward to taking GIbson for a nice long walk. :( Hopefully it'll be tolerable in an hour or so.
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Sunday, March 26th, 2006

Subject:Gay marriage
Time:10:22 am.
10 Reasons Why Gay Marriage is Wrong:

1) Being gay is not natural. Real Americans always reject unnatural things like eyeglasses, polyester, and air conditioning.

2) Gay marriage will encourage people to be gay, in the same way that hanging around tall people will make you tall.

3) Gay marriage will change the foundation of society; we could never adapt to new social norms. Just like we haven't adapted to cars, the service-sector economy, or longer life spans.

4) Straight marriage has been around a long time and hasn't changed at all; women are still property, blacks still can't marry whites, and divorce is still illegal.

5) Straight marriage will be less meaningful if gay marriage were allowed; the sanctity of Brittany Spears' 55-hour just-for-fun marriage would be destroyed.

6) Straight marriages are valid because they produce children. Gay couples, infertile couples, and old people shouldn't be allowed to marry because our orphanages aren't full yet, and the world needs more children.

7) Obviously gay parents will raise gay children, since straight parents only raise straight children.

8) Gay marriage is not supported by religion. In a theocracy like ours, the values of one religion are imposed on the entire country. That's why we have only one religion in America.

9) Children can never succeed without a male and a female role model at home. That's why we as a society expressly forbid single parents to raise children.

10) Legalizing gay marriage will open the door to all kinds of crazy behavior. People may even wish to marry their pets because a dog has legal standing and can sign a marriage contract.

(one of the saddest parts about our society is that these arguments, before the humorous common sense, are the real reasons why people can't accept gay marriages.)


(I know it's legal in Canada, but it may change in the Conservatives have their way)
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Tuesday, March 21st, 2006

Subject:Another animal welfare post
Time:10:13 am.
Mooie was a pit bull who met a cruel untimely death.

80% of her body was burned after some psycho submersed her body in acid. In a desperate attempt to clean herself of the liquid eating away at her flesh, she tried to lick it off, burning her tongue and mouth.

There was nothing they could do to save her. She was in immense pain.

Please don't allow her death to go unnoticed...please e-mail CNN to get her story aired in hopes of bringing this beautiful puppy justice.
Maybe this will get some leads to the sick fuck who murdered her.

You can follow this link. It offers other links (like to CNN to request broadcast of the case and to the local news article of the event)...
However, the pictures are disturbing and graphic; so please be careful if you do open the link.

If you'd like to avoid the pictures, here is the news story:

Here is a link to CNN to send your request:

You can also email NBC nightly news at nightly@nbc.com and send the same request.

If you can, please help bring this puppy peace.
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Tuesday, March 7th, 2006

Subject:The teacher strike is pissing me off.
Time:9:27 am.
I hate unions. That's right, I've decided that I absolutely 100% LOATHE Unions. Why? Let me tell you. Unions are responsible for bargaining about YOUR job. YOu may not agree with a decision to go on strike, but you have to because the union says so. Okay, true the choice is yours...but most union workers are terrified of becoming a "scab" so the ones who do actually want to work are sort of screwed. If someone crosses the picket line and then one day gets into a situation where they need that union to help them out, the union could very well be like "meh...you turned your back on us, we turn our backs on you."


Unions are there to protect employees...fuck all the innocent victims of this who spend A LOT OF MONEY to get an education.

God I'm so pissed off I'm not even making sense.
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Monday, February 27th, 2006

Time:2:38 pm.
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Sunday, November 20th, 2005

Subject:Friends Only.
Time:4:19 pm.
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Sunday, August 7th, 2005

Time:11:58 am.
1. Copy and paste this into your journal: <*font color="yourusername"> <*b>yourusername<*/b> <*/font>
2. Eliminate the asterisks.
3. Replace "yourusername" with your user name.
4. See what color you are.


EDIT: I totally knew it was red
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Monday, April 5th, 2004

Subject:"Janene, you will never amount to anything but a money grubbing little whore..."
Time:9:46 am.
Mood: uncomfortable.
Well Uncle Wayne, I guess you are right.

Somebody just fucking kill me already.
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Friday, March 26th, 2004

Subject:Stolen from Jackie
Time:1:22 pm.
01 x The name of your parents child: Ken, Janene, Jen and Jeremy
02 x French fries or papas fritas: French fries...what the hell is the latter?
03 x Sega or Nintendo: Nintendo
04 x Colorful or Free: colourful
05 x Are you smiling?: nah
06 x What would you say if i told you i was pregnant: Um...I don't know.
07 x Are you still smiling?: uh..i have a feeling this survey is an inside joke that I'm invading on...meh...
08 x Do you like coffee?: adore it...Tim Horton's represent
09 x Are there BBQ stains on your white t shirts?: nada
10 x Did you like I Love Lucy?: no
11 x If I were french and forgot my shoes would that make a difference?: definitely some sort of inside joke
12 x Seventy Five or Twenty Three: 23
13 x Shoe of choice: converse
14 x Hairstyle of choice: short
15 x Drug of choice: alcohol
16 x Air conditioner company of choice: can't afford it
17 x Poptarts or toaster strudles: toaster strudles
18 x Did you leave the door open?: uh?
19 x Is it really that windy out?: nah
20 x How about rainy?: kinda
21 x Not even Snowy?: no, thank god
22 x Did you know you are hungry?: no
23 x Birds or Cats (to eat): how about just to maim? Cause Tim's cat can be a pain in the ass...
24 x Is it really 2004 or is it 2003?: 2004
25 x What do you think of the x's after the numbers on this survey, pretty classy eh?: meh
26 x How do you feel about taxes?: I need that tax return
27 x If you were a book would you be a hardcover or a paperback?: paper back...smaller, takes up less space
28 x Puerto Rico is actually a state isn't it?: probably once George Bush finishes his world domination power trip
29 x Do you know anyone named Tom?: I know a Tim
30 x Is Tom an asshole?: n/a
31 x Or is Tom nice?: n/a
32 x Tom actually doesn't exist what do you think now?: ......
33 x Is water made of living things?: I think there are microscopic organisms in there
34 x Do you drink mineral water?: good old belleville tap water
35 x Is Drew Carey fat or is it just me?: he's like a big teddy bear
36 x Do you think fruits (the food) have sex?: no
37 x Would you ever kill someone to get ahead?: no
38 x What if it meant you'd be a billionaire?: I change my answer to yes
39 x Soap or Mobs?: huh?
40 x Dinner Parties or sitting alone watching videos of dinner parties: dinner party
41 x Did you see The Matrics?: if you mean the matrix...I saw part of it and thought it was dumb
42 x What'd you think of the part where they were fighting, pretty cool huh?: no
43 x Are you wondering is this is the last question?: maybe
44 x It's not. (No you are not tripping #44 is not a question): riiight
45 x Liquor or Lick Her: LIQUOR
46 x Have you ever turned to dust?: nope
47 x Do black widows (the spider, not a person) scare you?: damn skippy
48 x Is the lord of the rings an employee at Zales Diamond Rings?: maybe
49 x Ever drank vanilla extract?: nope...gross
50 x For the taste or for the insane saving coupons?: n/a
51 x Are you smiling still?: nope
52 x Sony or Dell (cookie brands): huh?
53 x Batman or Spiderwoman: batman
54 x What is your favorite question on this survey so far? they're all just really really insightful...i can't choose
55 x Do toilet paper brands matter to you?: nope
56 x How would you feel if i punched you?: meh
57 x How about if you were completely numb?: uh..
58 x What if the numbness left you paralyzed?: i would request that a friend push me off a cliff in my wheelchair so I would die
59 x Door knobs or push pins: riiight
60 x Any last thoughts?: bored
61 x What did you think of this survey?: i dont think it was one that was supposed to be passed around
62 x Are you glad its over?: sure
63 x Me too, are you hungry?: no, i had half a free donut a half hour ago
64 x The End. (don't answer that): .
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