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TNR woman at odds with Iowa city over feral cats

NEWS AND VIEWS: I love this woman. She's gentle and kind. She is concerned about cat welfare. And she's become connected with the community cats in Edmonson Park, Oskaloosa, Iowa, USA as she's looked after them for a long time under TNR principles. Woman is tearful over the prospect of losing the feral cats she cares for. Screenshot. The story is so typical of the cat world. The authorities - the local council or city administrators - have a businesslike vision of their city. It needs to function well. Their viewpoint is in no way sentimental. But in seeking this efficiency their decision-making lacks compassion. And it lacks sufficient concern for animal welfare. This inevitably leads to a conflict between some individual residents and the council as is seen the video on this page. It is a paradigm example. Something similar has happened a thousand times before across the US. It is happening right now.  Nearly always a lady or small group of ladies fighting the local autho

Actor Sidharth Malhotra gave his cat, Edward, to his actress girlfriend, Alia Batt, and regrets it

Well-known actor Sidharth Malhotra was in a relationship with a well-known actress, Alia Batt as reported by The Indian Express. They dated for several years and parted company in 2016. It was an amicable parting and the couple remained 'cordial' as the news media describe it. The couple have moved on in their lives. Sidharth Malhotra reveals that he might have gifted Edward to Alia Bhatt. (Photo: Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra/Instagram). But Sidharth Malhotra was asked what he had learned from his relationship with Ms Batt and his response concerned his cat that he gave to her and whose name is Edward. He said: "Don't gift pets!" And when asked what he might steal from Alia he said his cat. He would take back his cat, Edward if he could. Clearly, Mr Malhotra really misses Edward which is unsurprising because he must've had a very close relationship with his cat. This makes it all the more surprising that he decided to give Edward to his then girlfriend. But h