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Thread: Had to explain to someone why neutering a cat before they breed is ethical and outweighs the other possible end result of letting them repeatedly breed, then watching authorities horrifically poison all with strychnine. 🙈 and people wonder why I prefer animals.
I’m lucky. Where I live, thanks to a few hard workers, the cat population is pretty much controlled. But that’s thanks to hard work and effort of people that care. It doesn’t just happen. Others take that for granted.
Red Sea resorts like Hurghada, Sharm and Dahab are over run with cats and there’s consistent poisoning. There’s no change. It’s horrific to watch. It’s dangerous to humans and it’s so unnecessary. El Gouna is a humane, ethical city and long may that continue.
It’s one of the reasons I choose to live here, I can stomach the animal control. It might not be perfect, but as a foreigner who loves animals I can’t watch them suffer. All animals deserve love as respect, just like humans. They don’t have a voice, we do.
Killing sprees are ineffective, poison is ineffective. More animals will always come and replace so long as humans are habitating an area. Cats are scavengers, they adapt. They will live from our rubbish forever. Quoting Jurassic Park “Life finds a way”.
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