Category Archives

Archive of posts published in the category: The Truth About HSUS

AB 2343 Amended: More Incompetence from HSUS

When it comes to fundraising, HSUS is happy to celebrate the special bond you and your animal share. But when it comes to legislation, they want to empower shelters with the ability to destroy that relationship. HSUS’ legislation has also lost sight of one of the reasons taxpayer funded shelters exist in the first place: to provide a haven for lost animals and a place where people can go to reclaim them when they become lost.

Understanding AB 2343: Why the “Fearing Law” Is So Dangerous

AQ&A about the bill to address confusion, why the precise wording poses such a pernicious threat, how this bill came about, and ultimately, why faith in HSUS is misplaced.

AB 2343 Betrays Dogs, Cats & The People Who Love Them

Read my article, Mike Gatto’s AB 2343 Betrays Dogs, Cats & The People Who Love Them, in The Huffington Post.

Help Me Prevent Dogs & Cats From Ending Up in Research Labs

Jennifer Fearing, a lobbyist for HSUS, is proposing a bill which threatens to take cats from their families and give them to for-profit companies, including potentially, companies who sell animals to research labs.

AB 2343 Seeks to Eviscerate Protections for Dogs/Cats in CA Shelters

If Jennifer Fearing of HSUS has her way, California’s shelter dogs and cats would be put at grave risk.

Jennifer Fearing, HSUS Lobbyist: ‘Take cats from the families who love them and give them to those who sell them for undisclosed purposes at a profit.’

AB 2343 will not only tear families apart, it will allow for the transfer of California’s shelter dogs and cats to individuals who want to sell them for undisclosed purposes. Yes, sell them.

AB 2343: Tearing Families Apart

HSUS is asking us to accept either a system of mass killing or to give shelters the ability to tear families apart.

HSUS Lobbies for Animals to Die

If HSUS and their allies get their way in Minnesota, animals will continue to die and die cruelly.

Holding Period Legislation

From the No Kill Advocacy Center.

Legislating a Double Standard

HSUS, Maddie’s Fund, the ASPCA, UC Davis, the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program, and other cat “protection” groups and cat “advocates” believe your love and your relationship with your cat are meaningless and are not worth even a single day to find him/her if she gets lost.