CBS News does feature on a new illistrated cat book for charity by ...

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by Omen, Nov 1, 2014.

  1. Omen

    Omen Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    29,829
    Joined:
    Jul 24, 2014
    Messages:
    4,513
    Likes Received:
    4,191
    ... Valerie Sicignano, an animal welfare veteran and co-founder of the New York City Feral Cat Initiative of the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals, with illustrations by award winning graphic designer Jayne Sayre Denny.

    http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2014/11/01/new-childrens-book-helps-big-apple-street-cats/

    ‘The Cats On My Block‘ is published by The Humane Society of New York (HSNY), and all proceeds from the sale of the book will fund HSNY’s Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Program.

    The book tells the story of some kids who meet community cat caretaker Keith, who explains how he feeds and provides shelter to the cats. He also explains “Trap-Neuter-Return” (TNR), a process by which the cats are spayed or neutered, vaccinated, and left-eartipped to identify them as having been “fixed”, and then returned them to their outdoor home. A glossary of feral “catology” offers readers a vocabulary that broads their understanding of the cats.

    ----------------

    I guess the holidays are Charity Cat Book Season

    Yes i know I spelled illUstrated wrong :mad:
     
    teehee, Thelma, blindbella and 2 others like this.
  2. Weed

    Weed Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    23,611
    Joined:
    Sep 28, 2010
    Messages:
    2,178
    Likes Received:
    4,721
    What a bunch of bullshit. Despite his weak heart, Yoda gets more stuff done by 9am than caretaker Keith does in a whole day.


    Just ask Beth
     
    teehee, blindbella, Omen and 3 others like this.
  3. Shortwave98

    Shortwave98 A-Number 1 Banned User

    Reputations:
    178,992
    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2013
    Messages:
    31,231
    Likes Received:
    31,971
    Mainstream media is losing it's relevance.
     
  4. Mulletude

    Mulletude I'm Big In The Hate Club, Ya Know VIP

    Reputations:
    182,024
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    5,939
    Likes Received:
    14,501
    Yeah. But is she building a $7,000,000 cat palace? I rest my case.
     
    teehee and PelicanWig like this.
  5. HS Cult Leader

    HS Cult Leader Elite Member Gold

    Reputations:
    101,075
    Joined:
    Jun 2, 2012
    Messages:
    13,065
    Likes Received:
    18,315

    Fixed!
     
    Shortwave98 likes this.
  6. Shortwave98

    Shortwave98 A-Number 1 Banned User

    Reputations:
    178,992
    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2013
    Messages:
    31,231
    Likes Received:
    31,971
    Fucker! Your avatar is cracking me up!:thumbup2:
     
    Omen likes this.
  7. Halloween

    Halloween Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    13,964
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    1,704
    Likes Received:
    3,387
  8. OV

    OV Rapscallion

    Reputations:
    299,667
    Joined:
    Sep 10, 2010
    Messages:
    12,796
    Likes Received:
    35,727
    Regardless of the mainstream rightness or wrongness, pragmatically speaking a competing children's book containing substance, promoted by a major network and the NY division of one of the 2 most respected animal aid organizations couldn't have been published at a better time to compete with this clusterfuck of a farce. So this is a great thing!

    Queue Howard starting to bash CBS and the Humane Society (which actually goes into kill shelters and makes the hard decisions on which animals to rescue). I'm sure Howard will find a spin that feeding feral cats is a bad thing rather than having them die out.
     
  9. Weed

    Weed Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    23,611
    Joined:
    Sep 28, 2010
    Messages:
    2,178
    Likes Received:
    4,721
    "Robin, I don't know...let's just say that maybe this Humane Society shouldn't be left alone with feral cats. Robin? Are you there, Robin?"
     
    OV, teehee and wigtropolis like this.
  10. itsawig

    itsawig Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    16,267
    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2014
    Messages:
    2,322
    Likes Received:
    3,487
    She was asked about the cat palace and her response was "dodaly dawsome". She also said her next book will be "crackhead beef and her wine soaked selfies".
     
  11. John Coktoaston

    John Coktoaston Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    11,854
    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2014
    Messages:
    1,448
    Likes Received:
    2,539
    I wonder if there is a picture of Valerie and her husband on the back of "the cats on my block" :bigthink
     
    teehee, blindbella and Omen like this.
  12. tv910

    tv910 Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    71,124
    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2011
    Messages:
    9,618
    Likes Received:
    17,975
    "The Cats On My Block‘ is published by The Humane Society of New York (HSNY), and all proceeds from the sale of the book will fund HSNY’s Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Program."

    BIG difference between this and Beth's vanity project, it will actually do something to solve the problem of too many unwanted kittens being born. According to dimwitted Beth, Bianca's Furry Friends will include a special facility for pregnant cats. WTF? That will only make the problem WORSE! Apparently Beth wants to ensure she has an unlimited supply of kittens since posing with them is the only way she can get attention.
     
    OV, teehee and Thelma like this.
  13. Windom

    Windom Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    5,026
    Joined:
    Jan 12, 2014
    Messages:
    744
    Likes Received:
    1,234
    Nope. Obviously the author of this book must be hideous and repulsive to children.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
    teehee and Thelma like this.
  14. John Coktoaston

    John Coktoaston Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    11,854
    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2014
    Messages:
    1,448
    Likes Received:
    2,539
    Valerie and mr Sicignano must be limiting themselves to signing copies of the book then. imagine ordering this book and getting a signed copy? it would be like getting a "golden ticket"!

    Love! Valerie
     
    1Vegasgirl and teehee like this.
  15. Thelma

    Thelma Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    41,590
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    7,058
    Likes Received:
    6,644
    Now I know which book I will be buying to support a true cause (and not a bored rich wife who has nothing to do and has #nopurpose).
     
    Omen and teehee like this.