Category Archive: Cats

Sep 16

“The Pearl City Feral Cats”

The Pearl City Refuse Yard, City property

The Deaths of 10 Cats at the Hands of the City — Why Did They Have to Die?   On October 6, 2010, Animal Advocate Inc. received word that Mr. Richard Crabbe, an employee at the Pearl City Refuse Yard (952 3rd Street in Pearl City, O’ahu), was ordered to trap the feral cats who …

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Sep 15

“The Hawaiian Humane Society’s Conduct in the Norman Pang Case”

Norman Pang Talks to the Press

OUR LETTERS REGARDING THE HAWAIIAN HUMANE SOCIETY Mr. Norman Pang, formerly of Animal Haven, a no-kill animal shelter in Waianae (O’ahu), has filed a lawsuit in FEDERAL COURT against the Hawaiian Humane Society (“HHS”), and others.  Animal Advocate Inc. is very concerned about the conduct of the HHS as described in court filings in the …

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Sep 13

“Senator Says: Don’t Feed the Cats!”


UPDATE  —  SUCCESS! We have learned today that Senator Clarence Nishihara, who is the Introducer of SB2017 (imposing a $1,000 fine for feeding feral cats, see story below), informed EnviroWatch, Inc. that he has asked the Chairwoman of the Committee to which the bill was referred NOT to schedule the bill for hearing! Senator Nishihara …

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Sep 13

“We Should Better Protect Hawaii’s Sentient Animals”


STAR BULLETIN Vol. 126 / No. 333  —  Tuesday, January 1, 2008 This is in regard to the Dec. 29 letter to the editor from Dan Chainey, proposing to use “unwanted animals” for food.  Recently, pet pigs and dogs have been killed and eaten, and Chainey thinks the Hawaiian Humane Society should take this opportunity …

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Sep 10

“Not Just Dogs, Cats Should Be Protected”

Dog-meat victim

Honolulu Advertiser February 24, 2005 I appreciated your editorial because you said we must confront the issue of the dog-meat trade, and noted that it forces us to define our societal values.   You said that the issue of which animals are fit for consumption is “entirely arbitrary.” This is an important statement.  We eat pigs, …

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Sep 05

“Big Cats Don’t Live For Our Amusement”

Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Baily Circus at The Izod Center on 3/6/08

Honolulu Star-Bulletin Sunday, June 13, 2004   Once again this year, the state fair has chosen to have an animal act.  I say “chosen” because the decision is a choice, not a necessity.  In the past, it has been chimps, donkeys and other unfortunate animals.  This year, it is a beautiful tiger, forced to perform …

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