"Caregivers end up cleaning othre peoples' mess too" (Today 18-9-06)
Letter I sent in.
We refer to Mr John Ang's letter. Responsible feeding is part of what every responsible caregiver practices.
However, there are some people who will not listen and whom the caregivers wish to stop as much as Mr Ang does.
Their actions dirty the environment, making it unpleasant for the people, and downright dangerous for the cats who get blamed for it and killed as a result.
Mr Ang might also like to know that in general, cats bury their defecation. As such, the excrement he sees may not be left by community cats.
Many caregivers already do pick up after the mess left by others and we are often told, much of it is litter left by a minority of irresponsible people.
Soft drink cans and soiled sanitary napkins are some of the things that have been found. Perhaps Mr Ang can also help out.
Being a civic-minded jogger who goes around the estate and notices the litter, perhaps he can help to look out for, and pick up litter - whethre it be of the human or animal variety.
Working together is the best way to keep the environment clean.