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Old 01-25-2009, 08:53 PM   #1
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Animal Rescuer seeking volunteer(s)/ possible donations in the Cape May Co. NJ area.

Hello Ladies and Gent's,

I posted the other day seeking info on a stain proof grout that would hold up too multiple dogs, paw traffic because I rescue dogs,cats and other small animals.

I was contacted by Mr. Henry Rothberg at Laticrete who was gracious enough to donate the SpectraLOCK for my job. He suggested that I re-post seeking volunteer's for the tile setting. And also for the tile.

I've always done the animal rescue with my own money and have never sought donations before, so not really sure how to work this, but if you are in my area and are interested in helping, please contact me by PM or post in my thread. I would be more than glad to work right along side you.

The tile I picked out is from HD, so not sure how donating tile would work unless you work at Home Depot or for Marazzi. I posted this week on another site seeking HD store credits to purchase. If you have a HD credit you would want to donate or sell at a discount, that would help also.

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Old 01-26-2009, 04:43 PM   #2
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Think this might be an activity more suited to this forum, Al.
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Old 01-27-2009, 07:51 PM   #3
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Al,
We spoke a few weeks back about tile for a project.

Is this a rescue shelter or the house you were remodeling to flip and profit from? I certainly hope it's not your house 'cause that would be misrepresenting your post.
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looks like someones looking for a free ride
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Old 01-27-2009, 11:41 PM   #5
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To whom it may concern:

I rescue dogs,cats and other small animals. I'm not a commercial shelter. I do it from my home with my own money. It might as well be a commercial shelter with the number of animals I have in and out. I have been doing this since 2002 and have rescued many
dogs,cats,kittens,opossums,raccoons,roosters,large birds,and pretty much anything I come across that needs help.


I purchased the place I'm posting about originally to flip it. But it turned into a never ending project. One thing after the other. I have been working on it for almost 2 years. Anyway, long story short, I will be moving into the house as soon as I get the flooring in, and I will work on the rest while living there. It's a much larger home than where I live now and also the yard is almost double what I have now. So it will be much better for myself and the animals. I will be able to build a cat shelter for the strays I feed at the property now and the dogs will have a huge fenced in yard to run and play.

I've never asked for anything from anyone for the work I do with animals. But I'm seriously gonna look into it besides the post here. I could use the help. I put out a few thousand dollars per year just in food. That doesn't even begin to compare to the vet bills, which is another story all together. My Vet said joking around that I'm putting her kids through college(probably not a joke, I'm helping). A few years back I had to fix a dogs broken leg which ran me over $6000 they fixed it once for just over 3k and then a week later he re broke it and they charged me again to fix it a second time. Talk about a hit. And that didn't even include follow up and re check visits.

Recently I was taking cats to the local trap neuter release program to get them fixed. After the operation you take them home and you keep them for 24 hours and re release them. I went to the house in question, around 11 pm to to feed the cat and check on her only to see that she tore her stitches out. I can't leave her all night with her belly open, so I have no choice but to run her to the emergency hospital in the middle of the night which is 40 minutes from me. Anyway, that bill alone was $400 bucks and they gave me a break since they know she was not my cat but a stray I was trying to help out and they didn't charge me the emergency room fee which would have been another $105 added to the $400.

So there you have it. My big scam is out in the open.

I'm an honest person ! I don't work like that.

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and have rescued many dogs, cats, kittens, opossums, raccoons, roosters, large birds, and pretty much anything I come across that needs help.
hey thats my job !

still seems like a crock to get free flooring.
you didnt hear me complaining when I built my Ark.
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I know you've all heard the phrase, "If you have nothing nice to say, don't say anything at all".

I know what it's like working with strays and unwanted animals. Every dog and cat I've had came to me cold, hungry and dirty. It costs a lot to patch them up, and takes a lot of patience to care for them as well. It sounds like Al has been doing this on his own for quite a few years, and if he needs a little help, let him ask for it. There just might be another animal lover who wants to help him.

If you don't want to help, shut the *&!@$ up and ignore this thread. Geez.

Good luck Al.

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Are you 501c(3) or smth similar? Just sayin...
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Old 01-28-2009, 06:19 PM   #15
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I know you've all heard the phrase,
"Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor".

using the "rescuing" story to get free material and labor is just wrong.

"the road to hell is paved with kindness."
some are making that road longer each day.
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