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Jan 21, 2011

WHEN IS A DONATION NOT A DONATION?


I just read an article about a poor little kitten having a surgical procedure done when he started to bleed uncontrollably. The call went out to the local shelter where they found a blood donor kitty and all ended well. 
Hooray for the blood donor. Now answer me this. How is it a donation when you have no choice in the matter? Mr. Shelter Kitty didn't give his blood they took it. 
Now don't get me wrong. I am thrilled they could help the bleeding kitten but I get annoyed with someone who wrote an article praising the heroic blood donor. 
By all means tell the story of a fairly rare occurrence of hemophilia in cats. Tell about how cats can be blood donors.
Maybe this will help Boris the shelter cat get adopted, I don't know. They will have to wait to adopt him out though as he will probably do a media tour now and be on Regis & Kelly and the View before he is ready to settle down to regular pre-hero status again.
By the way I have a cold and am cranky today. Could you tell? No?

3 comments:

Vivienne said...

You know what's really sad...? When that Donor Kitty is asked for his liver, his heart and his kitty corneas, people will just assume he's a giver.

Lori E said...

Vivienne that is so absolutely hysterical. You made my day.

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

So true and too funny girl..Hugs and smiles Gloria

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