Alan Mahmalji
Alan Mahmalji

If you can not pay for your own pets food, then you should not have pets. You think it is the governments job to pay for YOUR pets food? really? really? (the government doesn't have money, they take my money in the form of tax, so you want working people of America to pay for your pets food?) Be responsible and get a job and take care of your own responsibilities. I have 2 cats, 1 dog, 2 turtles, and and gold fish and koi fish, I pay for their food and litter, and do not expect anything...

If you can not pay for your own pets food, then you should not have pets. You think it is the governments job to pay for YOUR pets food? really? really? (the government doesn't have money, they take my money in the form of tax, so you want working people of America to pay for your pets food?) Be responsible and get a job and take care of your own responsibilities. I have 2 cats, 1 dog, 2 turtles, and and gold fish and koi fish, I pay for their food and litter, and do not expect anything from other people or for free.....Wake up America, this is the problem. The government is not your mommy....
"LIKE" if you agree, get a job (or a second job) if you don't......

Josie Amaral
Josie Amaral
  • Alan Mahmalji

I have ALWAYS taken very good care of my animals. I lost my job so, to you, that means I don't deserve to keep my animals?? I was actually thinking of going to the pet store that I buy my dog food at and asking them if I can work for them just for food for my dogs. I'm not looking for a handout, I just need a little help till I get another job. This state does not allow you to buy toiletries with food stamps so how am I supposed to take a shower to go on a job interview? No cash assisstance...

I have ALWAYS taken very good care of my animals. I lost my job so, to you, that means I don't deserve to keep my animals?? I was actually thinking of going to the pet store that I buy my dog food at and asking them if I can work for them just for food for my dogs. I'm not looking for a handout, I just need a little help till I get another job. This state does not allow you to buy toiletries with food stamps so how am I supposed to take a shower to go on a job interview? No cash assisstance either so how am I supposed to go on an interview if I can't put gas in my car? You're very lucky if you still have your job but don't act all high and mighty saying that people who are stuck in crappy situations don't deserve any help. There are those of us who DON'T abuse the system! So Mr. Animal Lover, where is your compassion?

Kathy Roumph
Kathy Roumph
  • Alan Mahmalji

You are one of the coldest, most hard hearted people on the face of this earth! Consider yourself lucky that you have not fallen on hard times or suffered a major illness that prevents you from taking care of your animals. But many others have not been so lucky. Animals are one of the most beneficial things a human can possess. People who own animals live longer healthier lives, by reducing stress, bl. pressure, depression etc. No one is saying a person should go out and get a bunch of...

You are one of the coldest, most hard hearted people on the face of this earth! Consider yourself lucky that you have not fallen on hard times or suffered a major illness that prevents you from taking care of your animals. But many others have not been so lucky. Animals are one of the most beneficial things a human can possess. People who own animals live longer healthier lives, by reducing stress, bl. pressure, depression etc. No one is saying a person should go out and get a bunch of animals and expect the govt. to take care of them, this bill would concern existing animals that you already own. Life is uncertain and one never knows when they may need help in light of an unexpected misfortune. Why should defenseless animals have to suffer or be surrendered through no fault of their own?

Kathy Roumph
Kathy Roumph
  • Alan Mahmalji

Josie you make some very good points! And I think I should have a say so in where my tax dollars go. We all should. If trillions can be spent on unnecessary wars and foreign aide to countries who hate us, and billions can be spent on all the illegitimate births to these teenaged sluts today, then I think we should be able to give help to people for the care of their animals, should misfortune befall them. People with no compassion should not own pets, they are probably abusers and that...

Josie you make some very good points! And I think I should have a say so in where my tax dollars go. We all should. If trillions can be spent on unnecessary wars and foreign aide to countries who hate us, and billions can be spent on all the illegitimate births to these teenaged sluts today, then I think we should be able to give help to people for the care of their animals, should misfortune befall them. People with no compassion should not own pets, they are probably abusers and that scares me. But for those of us who love and care deeply for our animals help should be available should it be needed.

Faithann Borst
Faithann Borst
  • Alan Mahmalji

well mister I worked all my life an now I cant work do you think you could live on 700$ a month after paying my rent I have 100 $ to live on walk a mile in my shoes I live alone an its nice to have a resoon to go out side now that I had to give my pet away couse he was hurt at a groomers Im alone again thanks to ppl like you..

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  • Alan Mahmalji

Hello people, especially "Allen" - this program is NOT PAID FOR by government or tax money. It is sponsored by a NON PROFIT, and the food is provided by a PRIVATE COMPANY. Why don't you bother to find out the facts before you criticize America, Americans, the government, or ANYONE??? It's not people who expect government help who are the problem, it's people who take up causes when they don't even know what they're fighting for (or against). Oh, and Kathy R., the government does not spend...

Hello people, especially "Allen" - this program is NOT PAID FOR by government or tax money. It is sponsored by a NON PROFIT, and the food is provided by a PRIVATE COMPANY. Why don't you bother to find out the facts before you criticize America, Americans, the government, or ANYONE??? It's not people who expect government help who are the problem, it's people who take up causes when they don't even know what they're fighting for (or against). Oh, and Kathy R., the government does not spend "billions" on "illegitimate births to these teenaged sluts" - again, DO YOUR RESEARCH! I wholeheartedly agree with you about wasting TRILLIONS (not billions) on these unnecessary wars and corporate welfare, but you're barking up the wrong tree if you think that cutting social services would make a scintilla of difference to the so-called "deficit." If we were to completely eradicate all forms of "welfare" - food stamps, social security, medicare, or any other help to the poor/disabled/elderly or children, guess what??? The deficit would be EXACTLY where it is now! It wouldn't even make a tiny dent, much less pay it off. Please, people, be sure you know what you're talking about before you go around spreading and defending misinformation.

Linda Bond
Linda Bond
  • Alan Mahmalji

This is to Alan M obviously you were not raised right! If you don't agree with this forum, get off of it. You do not have to agree but if you don't then just go away!

Andrea Crossposter
Andrea Crossposter

OMG! I need this for my animals!

Lucia Fabbo
Lucia Fabbo
  • Andrea Crossposter

done

Andrea Crossposter
Andrea Crossposter
  • Andrea Crossposter

thank you, Lucia :)

Wendye Louise Kolles
Wendye Louise Kolles
  • Andrea Crossposter

It's sad when people really love their pets but can't afford the costs involved. My prayers for you Andrea - and ALL people - who are in this situation. God bless ALL people and the people who are passionate about them! xo xo xo xo xo xo

Andrea Crossposter
Andrea Crossposter
  • Andrea Crossposter

Too many pets are surrenderd to shelters b/c its expensive, The Humane Society has a program that if you qualify you can't get help if your pet needs veterinary care.. thank you, Wendy.

Marlene Veillette
Marlene Veillette

Canadian Government should do this too.

Wendye Louise Kolles
Wendye Louise Kolles
  • Marlene Veillette

Aussie government too!

Gina Losio
Gina Losio

Stop new violenze!!! The therribol !!! Crime .

Gina Losio
Gina Losio
  • Gina Losio

Finite di massacrare gli innocenti,i più indifesi i più buoni!!! Fermatevi per DIO!!!!! ASSASSINI

Ivette Medina
Ivette Medina

I met a woman a few weeks ago that told me she was trying to get her 15 yr old daughter pregnant so they could continue to get EBT and basically free welfare. The kids around her were filthy and so while I think that in a perfect society this would be great, there are shity ass people that keep having kids and TREAT their kids like shit just to get their nails done & pay 'some" bills. PEOPLE ABUSE the system w children so you can be your wallet that people will abuse this program too. I...

I met a woman a few weeks ago that told me she was trying to get her 15 yr old daughter pregnant so they could continue to get EBT and basically free welfare. The kids around her were filthy and so while I think that in a perfect society this would be great, there are shity ass people that keep having kids and TREAT their kids like shit just to get their nails done & pay 'some" bills. PEOPLE ABUSE the system w children so you can be your wallet that people will abuse this program too. I say give seniors the help and for someone to pop in for a visit to make sure that animals are well treated cuz you know how seniors are abused too. I hate to say this but the amount of ignorance is ridiculous. They need to put a band on breeders on Craigslist & those that have no license and etc! FREE SPAY should be availabe everywhere as well along with discount shots.

Kathy Roumph
Kathy Roumph
  • Ivette Medina

Good post Ivette! You are so right about the welfare recpients in this country. Most are able bodied, but just to lazy to work and would rather shit out a bunch of illigetimate kids for US to take care of. Most of the kids never see the money or the food that's supplied by the govt. They are not cared for and only born to bring in a govt. check. Those individuals should not receive one more cent of our money and allowed to have only pets THEY can afford to take care of, which is none. But...

Good post Ivette! You are so right about the welfare recpients in this country. Most are able bodied, but just to lazy to work and would rather shit out a bunch of illigetimate kids for US to take care of. Most of the kids never see the money or the food that's supplied by the govt. They are not cared for and only born to bring in a govt. check. Those individuals should not receive one more cent of our money and allowed to have only pets THEY can afford to take care of, which is none. But for people who already have pets and fall on hard times I think the means should be made available for them to get help, especially seniors and those on disability who can't change their situation readily. And breeders and puppymills should have been banned yesterday, and prevented from breeding anymore animals until all the shelters are empty.

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  • Ivette Medina

Kathy and Ivette, please cite your credible source of information as to "most" welfare recipients being able bodied but too lazy to work. Where exactly did you obtain this information, how recent is it, what agency compiled the data? And I also wonder how you would you know what people are thinking - as in what they would "rather" do - or what people's reason is for bringing children into the world? Do you think it might have anything to do with the fact that birth control is expensive and...

Kathy and Ivette, please cite your credible source of information as to "most" welfare recipients being able bodied but too lazy to work. Where exactly did you obtain this information, how recent is it, what agency compiled the data? And I also wonder how you would you know what people are thinking - as in what they would "rather" do - or what people's reason is for bringing children into the world? Do you think it might have anything to do with the fact that birth control is expensive and it's not covered by insurance - that is, if you even could even afford insurance or have a job that provides it. Your mind-reading ability is most impressive. Is that how you found out that these kids "never see the money or the food that's supplied by the govt" or have you met them personally? Just for the record, the "govt" does not "supply food" - they provide a very minimal amount of credit on a plastic card that the recipient takes to the grocery store to purchase food items. It's extremely difficult to qualify for this help any more, especially since the budget cuts - and even if you do qualify, a family of EIGHT might receive a MAXIMUM of around $900 per month. In case you think that's a lot, consider that a box of cereal costs almost $5; milk $4+ per gallon; cheap hamburger over $4/pound and it takes two pounds to feed that many people even one small serving. Also consider that most families aren't 8 people, so they're receiving about $300 a month for the WHOLE FAMILY. I'd love to see how much you spend at the grocery store. I'm quite certain it's far more than that. People should stop buying into the myth of the "welfare queen" - it wasn't true then, and it certainly isn't true now.

Paula Sarver Gross
Paula Sarver Gross

This Absolute!!! No Pet ,No n should have to sacrifice their home or part of their Family

Shelby Boudreau
Shelby Boudreau

I wouldn't know what I would do without my goofy little dog

Amy Guerrieri-Watson
Amy Guerrieri-Watson

Animals are such an important role in raising children. I feel all children should be raised with pets, to learn to be compassionate and respectful of all animals. They are such a resource of may positive tools to families!

Andrea Cook
Andrea Cook

All Animals should be treated equally~WITH LOVE & RESPECT!

Jo Folini
Jo Folini

ITS A MUST;P.

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