Kauai woman pays to send cats for re-homing in Seattle
LIHUE — When Janet Barrall boarded a recent Alaska Airlines flight to Seattle from Lihue Airport, she had a couple extra furry passengers along for the ride.
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So nice to hear someone is willing to help. Tip for Judy – post about this on Flyertalk dot com forums – maybe some big flying bloggers will pick up on the story as well.
She should expand the program to include roosters
What a wonderful story.
Need to shout out to all interested, there is a conflict of interest w Judy, she is a Sierra Club hike leader and spends time on the hike recruiting visitors to take cats. I and others have stopped going to the hikes because it is a conflict. Good to help the furry ones, but in the right way.
Judy is a godsend for the kittens the 2 on this flight came from my rescue, thanks again Judy
These cats should be euthanized and the money should be spent on the island’s poor and homeless first.
Judy is amazing! Kauai is lucky to have such an wonderful individual to help the community cats! She deserves all the support she can get, thank you for this story on the incredible job she is doing!
Aloha avcwbcoach and Central Scrutinizer,
When I lead a Sierra Club hike on the occasion that there is a visitor from Seattle, I ask them if they’d be interested in escorting homeless kittens on their flight back (at no cost to them) to be adopted in Washington since there are not enough homes for them on Kauai. I’ve had very favorable responses from them and they are happy to help kittens who have nowhere to go who would otherwise end up homeles. Just to let you know saving lives of animals is not a conflict of interest since Sierra Club is nvolved with both protecting the planet and its inhabitants.
Saving kittens also seems to turn off Central Scrutinezer who would prefer to see them euthanized and would like me to spend my money on saving homeless people instead. I certainly wish I could help with that, but that’s well beyond my ability and suggest that you lobby the county and state to help with this extremely important need.
Kind regards to you both,
SIERRA CLUB MISSION STATEMENT: To explore, enjoy and protect the planet. To practice and promote the responsible use of the earth’s ecosystems and resources; to educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment; and to use all lawful means to carry out those objectives THIS IS THE SC MISSION STATEMENT. If a hike leader uses her/his role to question/ grill unknowing hike participants on a hike, especially once finding out they are candidates, neglecting the other people on the hike, including not speaking about OUR KAUAI needs, that is a conflict of interest. Based on your cliche answer Judy, this has been on your evaluations before. You shouldn’t have to legislate common sense, it is not illegal what you are doing but, certainly unprofessional. Step up and handle yourself more professional this New Year!
Hi! Are you Judy from Lexington St., San Francisco?