Enemies of Picture of Cats dot Org?!
Do we have enemies? Are their people out there who want to hurt this website? I don’t know but feel that there might be some people who do because we fight for animal rights at all levels. There are people who hate people like us. It is true. They call us “AR activists”. But in reality we are just ordinary people who don’t like seeing animals abused. Is that so bad? There are people who like to use animals for gain and in doing so, they abuse them. These people are our enemies.
The reason why I ask if there are enemies of PoC is because the survey I recently set up on cat ownership was “reported” as some sort of scam webpage (phishing) to try and obtain information from people and to use that information for financial gain. In fact it was a totally benign and innocent form designed to see if we can gather together some information about cat caretaking. I could then use the information to write articles and better understand cat ownership.
Because it was “reported” as being bad and nasty with a big red banner when you tried to go to the survey, I decided to delete it, in case its association with PoC hurt the site.
Do you know anyone who would like to hurt PoC?
It may be the case that Google has robotic visitors that shoot around the internet and when they hit a webpage that meets certain criteria, the “bot” reports back to Google. That could well be case. In which case Google got it totally wrong and I am very disappointed. Google themselves use the same forms to gather information, incidentally.
Animal abuse takes many different forms. Declawing is a form of legalized and accepted animal abuse. Putting cats in cages all their lives is too, in my opinion. This is also accepted by the majority of people. This included wild and domestic cats.
It need not be specific and bizarre instances of animal abuse. It might be ongoing accepted animal abuse. I rate the mass slaughter of cats at rescue centers a form of animal abuse (2 million per year in the USA – estimated). These all take place as a consequence of human activity.
Bird conservationists will dislike this website because it rectifies a wrong promulgated by bird conservationists who dislike cats. And some Australians might dislike me for criticising them for shooting feral cats (legally please note).
Shooters – people who like to fire firearms – will dislike me and the website because I strongly criticise these people for shooting at cats.
I also criticise people who don’t take care of our wild cats. I am talking of governmental departments in Asia who fail to adequately protect wildcats including the tiger. And those people who allow poaching of the tiger for traditional Chinese medicine. The Chinese government does nothing to prevent this and it is killing off the tiger in the wild. It is that serious. Chinese medicine is also making the rhino extinct in the wild as the rhino horn is valued highly for use in this horrible form of so called “medicine”.
So, I have made enemies. Do they want to hurt me and my site?