Animals & Freecycle

 
 
Please note that the Kansas City Freecycle group located at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/kcfreecycle/ shut its doors on July 24, 2010. This page, formerly hosted on www.kcfreecycle.org, appears here for archival purposes only.
 
 
OFFER or WANT an animal on Kansas City Freecycle, RECEIVE a strike!
 
 
Harsh.

Now that I’ve got your attention, allow me to introduce myself. I’m Kelly G., the founder and list owner of Kansas City Freecycle. I’m also the resident animal fanatic and webmistress, hence my authorship of Animals & Freecycle, our FAQ regarding Kansas City Freecycle’s no-animal policy.

Below you’ll find the answers to a number of questions that our members have asked about animal ads on Kansas City Freecycle. Simply click on a question to jump down to the answer. Or, if you’ve got some time to spare, read on through the whole page. If you still have questions or concerns about our animal policy, feel free to email me at kelly [at] kcfreecycle.org.

By the by, our no-animal policy is clearly explained in our rules doc, under section #3.
 
 
Animals & Freecycle FAQ

I need to find a good home for my cat. Why can’t I post an OFFER on Kansas City Freecycle?

I want to get a puppy for my children but can’t afford to buy one. Why can’t I post a WANTED on Kansas City Freecycle?

But Jane Doe offered an animal earlier today. Why does she get to break the rules while I get a strike for doing the same thing?

But the No Name, Colorado Freecycle group allows animal postings! What gives?

Who are you to tell me that I can’t offer my tarantula on Kansas City Freecycle!?

Well then Ms. Smartypants, where CAN I go if I want to rehome my ant colony and adopt a pig instead?

OK, but how can I help ensure that Scrappy goes to a good home?

I don’t for a second believe one word of what you’re telling me. References, please?

I have a question about Kansas City Freecycle’s no-animal policy. Is there anyone who can help me?

Help! I’m having trouble finding a good home for my dog. Is there someone I can talk to?

This page is loooong. Can you just point me to the links, please?

Hey! Didn’t Kansas City Freecycle used to host a searchable database of local animal shelters and rescue groups?

Wait a minute. Didn’t you guys used to host a a searchable database of local charities, too?
 
 
 
 
I need to find a good home for my cat. Why can’t I post an OFFER on Kansas City Freecycle?

There are a number of reasons why we don’t allow members to offer animals on Kansas City Freecycle.

For starters, Kansas City Freecycle is an environmental group; our primary goal is to keep as much junk out of the landfill as possible. Animals are not junk. Unlike your old toaster or broken monitor, animals are sentient and alive. Like offers and requests for services, information and humans, live animals are not appropriate for this forum, as they are not inanimate objects that can be thrown in the garbage (not legally, anyway).

Moreover, because this is a FREEcycle list, all items offered and requested must be 100% free – no money or trading allowed. Thus, if animals were allowed on Kansas City Freecycle, members wouldn’t be able to charge or offer an adoption fee, no matter how minimal. This poses a problem, as all available evidence suggests that animals are more likely to go to a good home when an adoption fee changes hands.

For example, animals given away via “free to good home” ads could wind up in the paws of…

Class B Dealers or random source dealers, who collect animals, usually dogs and cats, from “random sources” and in turn sell them to research facilities for use in medical experimentation. These “random sources” include legally purchasing animals from shelters (in a process called “pound seizure”) and the public. However, every dollar spent legally purchasing animals is a dollar subtracted from the Class B Dealer’s gross profit. Thus, some of the less “reputable” Class B Dealers obtain their “product” through theft or fraud: stealing animals from their owners’ yards, fraudulently answering “free to good home” ads, falsifying the animals’ records, etc.

While there are currently only 15 Class B dealers selling random source dogs and cats for research (according to the Animal Welfare Institute), many supposedly legitimate Class B Dealers purchase their “stock” from unlicensed individuals (“bunchers”). These smaller suppliers number in the thousands.

To those of you who think that “it can’t happen here,” I invite you to read up on the case of CC Baird, a Class B Dealer operating out of Arkansas. After a 15-year investigation by Last Chance for Animals, the USDA charged Baird with hundreds of violations of the Animal Welfare Act. The case was eventually settled out of court, with the revocation of Baird’s license to deal in animals, as well as fines worth over $275,000.

According to a HSUS Factsheet on the case,

For more than 15 years, Baird, his wife Patsy, and their daughters, Patricia and Jeanette, ran Martin Creek Kennels and Pat’s Pine Tree Farms in Willifore, Arkansas. Both kennels operated primarily as animal suppliers for medical research facilities and universities. During recent years Missouri has experienced a high rate of lost pet reports, earning it the name “Steal Me State” among animal welfare groups. This fact prompted a California-based animal welfare group, Last Chance for Animals, to begin investigating C.C. Baird, who was long suspected by animal protection organizations of stealing pet dogs and cats to supply his kennels. […]

The Baird family ran one of the largest dog-dealing businesses in the nation and their name was synonymous with puppy mills. Baird was formerly licensed as a Class B animal dealer, which allowed him to buy dogs from owners or raise dogs and sell them to research facilities. Class B animal dealers may also obtain animals from auctions or from shelters through pound seizures. Baird routinely traveled to flea markets in neighboring states, in particular Missouri, seeking to purchase animals.

Martin Creek Kennels sold thousands of cats and dogs to clients that included the University of Missouri at Columbia, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and Oregon State University. The University of Missouri continued to purchase animals from Baird even after the USDA brought federal charges against him in 1995, 2003, and 2004.

“Pet theft” is such a concern that, in February of 2007, The Pet Safety and Protection Act was introduced in the US House and Senate.

In short, it seeks to:

* Prohibit Class B dealers and unlicensed individuals from selling dogs and cats to laboratories.
* Prevent stray animals, who may be lost family pets, from being sold to laboratories.
* Permit breeders (Class A dealers) to supply animals to laboratories.
* Permit research facilities that breed animals to supply them to other research facilities.
* Permit registered public pounds that receive animals turned in by their owners to provide these animals to research facilities.
* Permit individuals to donate their own animals to laboratories for research purposes.

Pet theft is real problem – one that we at Kansas City Freecycle have absolutely no desire to contribute to. We hope that our members feel the same way, and take the proper precautions when rehoming their companion animals.

An animal fighter who’s looking for larger dogs (especially American pit bull terriers) to pit against one another in fights and/or smaller animals to use as bait and/or feed.

Writes Michelle Crean of Animal Aid of SW MI,

Free animals are taken to “blood” pit-bulls–to train fighting dogs how to kill, and to enjoy it. This can be dogs and cats, of any size–in fact, rescuers suspect that a recently rescued cat was used in this manner. Often, a larger dog’s muzzle will be duct-taped shut so that he can’t bite back, and the fighting dog will gain confidence in killing a dog larger than he is.

Although dogfighting is illegal in all 50 states – and cockfighting, in every state except Louisiana – its largely felony status has in no way eradicated this cruel “sport”. In fact, according to the HSUS, “in recent years we have seen an increase in animal fighting, both in urban settings and in rural areas.”

Penny-pinching snake owners who’d rather restock their supply of snake food via Freecycle than shell out money for feeder mice at the pet store. If they’re especially resourceful and/or cheap, they might settle for rabbits, guinea pigs, birds, or any other small animal that their reptile can stretch its jaws around.

Your random psychopathic animal abuser who enjoys torturing animals, sometimes using it as a stepping stone to violence against humans. Jeffrey Dahmer, Albert DeSalvo, Kip Kinkel, Eric Harris, Dylan Klebold – all abused, tortured, and killed animals before “moving up” to humans. Additionally, psychologists and those in the criminal justice system have found that animal abuse is correlated with child abuse and domestic violence.

To learn more about the link between animal abuse and interpersonal violence, visit Pet-Abuse.com’s Abuse Connections.

A zoophile. Yes, it does happen.

And I think that’s a good note on which to end my explanation of why animals are not, and never will be, allowed on Kansas City Freecycle.
 
 
 
 
I want to get a puppy for my children but can’t afford to buy one. Why can’t I post a WANTED on Kansas City Freecycle?

Scroll up a bit and read the answer to Question #1.

Then, answer me this: How do we know that you aren’t a buncher/animal abuser/dogfighter? We don’t.

While I’m sure that you’re a perfectly nice person – after all, you’ve chosen to Freecycle your old junk rather than chucking it atop an already mountainous landfill! – the list moderators have no way of verifying this.

Besides, if you can’t afford to buy an animal, adoption is a viable option. (And given the surplus of animals in this country, I would also argue that it’s the more humane choice.) While purebred pups can cost upwards of $1000, an animal adopted from a shelter or rescue organization is a bargain in comparison – usually around $100-150 for dogs, and even less for cats. Plus, you can find any and every type of animal under the sun through rescue – dog or ferret, black or white, lazy or hyper, teeny tiny or ginormous – all of these and more will end up homeless. If your heart desires a purebred dog or cat, check out any one of the breed-specific rescues in the area. There also exists a number of national groups that are devoted to rescuing, transporting, and adopting out a specific breed (or species) cross-country. Sadly for the animals, you have no shortage of options when it comes to animal adoption.

If $100 is enough to deplete your savings, then I hate to break it to you, but you can’t afford to care for an animal. Even on Freecycle, animals aren’t truly “free” – not when you factor in food, toys, bedding, veterinary care, and the like. I don’t mean to sound callous, but if you can’t afford a small or moderate adoption fee, then chances are that you can’t afford the animal, either.
 
 
 
 
But Jane Doe offered an animal earlier today. Why does she get to break the rules while I get a strike for doing the same thing?

When a new member joins Kansas City Freecycle, his or her account is temporarily placed on moderation (usually for two weeks). Members may also be placed on moderation permanently for a rule violation or for repeatedly ignoring list Netiquette. When a member is on moderation, this means that his messages must be reviewed and approved by the moderators before they’re posted to the board, included in the daily digest, and sent to the individual members who have opted to received email.

Most of the Kansas City Freecycle members are NOT on moderation, meaning that their messages are posted directly to the board and sent to list members, in real time, without first being reviewed and approved my a moderator. Thus, you’ll oftentimes see posts that violate the list rules and/or Netiquette; this includes animal ads.

Rest assured that the list moderators monitor the board daily. When the moderator on duty on any given day sees an inappropriate post, they will remove the offending post from the board and contact the member who posted it privately, off-list. We do not, as a general rule, alert the entire list when one member receives a warning or strike for an inappropriate post. However, just because you didn’t see the moderators take action, doesn’t mean that we didn’t! Likewise, just because you see one member (or even two, three, or thirty) make a inappropriate post, doesn’t mean it’s suddenly okay.

When in doubt, review the list rules or email the moderators at kcfreecycle-owner [at] yahoogroups.com. You can also email Kelly G. (the list owner and author of this FAQ) personally with your animal questions at kelly [at] kcfreecycle.org.
 
 
 
 
But the No Name, Colorado Freecycle group allows animal postings! What gives?

The short answer: We are not the No Name, Colorado Freecycle group. We are the Kansas City Freecycle group.

The longer answer: Freecycle.org requires its regional member groups to follow certain rules in order to use the Freecycle moniker: namely, keep it free, legal, and appropriate for all ages. They allow each group to set its own animal policy, and we’ve chosen a no-animal policy, for the reasons explained above.
 
 
 
 
Who are you to tell me that I can’t offer my tarantula on Kansas City Freecycle!?

I’m the founder and list owner of Kansas City Freecycle. (Hi there!) Shortly after starting the group, I saw the irresponsibility that allowing animal postings on Freecycle engendered, and I quickly decided that it was not something I wanted to be a part of.

Kansas City Freecycle is, above all else, an environmental group: we aim to keep as much garbage out of the, erm, garbage as possible, both by encouraging people to regift their old junk, and by providing them a forum on which to do so. Because we want as many Kansas Citians freecycling as much junk as possible, we strive to keep our politics, religion, and personal beliefs off the list as much as can humanly be expected. After all, the more people we manage to alienate, the fewer folks we have freecycling, right?

So, while I may loathe foie gras, Seasons 2-6 of 24, and gender-stereotyped baby decor, I do not allow my personal beliefs regarding these atrocities to dictate Kansas City Freecycle’s policies re: the aforementioned items.

However, animals are different because:
1) they are not items that will end up in the landfill if not regifted;
2) it is in the animals’ best interests that an adoption fee be charged when they are rehomed, yet every OFFER and REQUEST on Kansas City Freecycle must be 100% free; and
3) unlike old clothing and busted computers, animals are sentient – they can experience pain and suffer.

And, as an animal lover, I refuse to be directly responsible for an animal’s suffering. Call me crazy, but animal ads is my moral line in the sand when it comes to Kansas City Freecycle.

As always, if you don’t care to play by our rules, you’re free to unsubscribe and find another Freecycle list more to your liking.
 
 
 
 
Well then Ms. Smartypants, where CAN I go if I want to rehome my ant colony and adopt a pig instead?

Good question!

As a Smartypants, let me refer you to the following online resources.

You can either use these to search for an animal to adopt (by species, breed, size, sex, or region), or find a list of local rescue groups that may be willing to offer you assistance in placing an animal.

Ms. Smartypants feels obligated to tell you that Petfinder is her personal favorite of the bunch.

Animal Adoption Online

1-800-Save-a-Pet

Farm Sanctuary Farm Animal Adoption Network

Pet Ark

Petfinder

Pets911

PMU Rescue
 
 
 
 
OK, but how can I help ensure that Scrappy goes to a good home?

1. Charge an adoption fee, even if it’s a small one. A free animal is an expendable one, and charging a fee ensures that your animal goes to a home where his or her life is actually valued. This will also deter those individuals who are looking to make a profit by selling your animal to a third party.

2. Screen all applicants – personal and veterinary references are a must!

3. Meet with the applicants in person, and request that the entire family be present, including any children.

Sample questions that you might want to ask potential adoptive families can be found at:

Pet Adoption League -> Finding a Home for Your Pet
http://www.pal.nccn.net/findhome.htm

K-9 New Life Center -> Pet Placement
http://k9newlife.com/placement.html

Guidelines for the Sale or Give-away of Your Companion Animal
http://www.paw-rescue.org/finding.html

4. Do a home check – stop by the applicant’s home to see where your animal will be living. Check out the condition of any other animals that the applicant may already have. Bring along a friend when visiting an applicant’s home, for safety’s sake.

Sample home check evaluation forms can be found at:

The Animal Spirit -> Home Check Evaluation Form
http://www.theanimalspirit.com/homecheck.html

5. Be sure that your animals has a chance to meet and interact with any animals that the applicant may already have. Keep in mind that if the animals don’t get along, yours will be the first to go!

6. Spay or neuter your animal before adopting him or her out.

7. Be honest about any medical or behavioral problems that your animal may have – otherwise, the adoptive family may simply take your animal to a shelter when he or she becomes sick or needs special care.

8. Make sure you have the applicant sign a contract prior to the adoption stating that, if the adoption doesn’t work out and/or certain conditions are not met, then the animal must be returned to you. This way, you have legal recourse should you find out that your animal is being mistreated or if the adoptive family no longer wants your animal.

Sample adoption agreements can be found at:

Pet Action League -> Pet Adoption Agreement
http://www.petrescue.com/library/adoption-form1.pdf

The Animal Spirit -> Companion Animal Adoption Agreement
http://www.theanimalspirit.com/sample.html

K-9 New Life Center -> Pet Placement
http://k9newlife.com/placement.html

9. For more information on finding a good home for your animal, see:

HSUS -> Guidelines for Finding a Responsible Home for a Pet
http://www.hsus.org/ace/11799

The Animal Spirit -> Finding A New Home For A Companion Animal
http://www.theanimalspirit.com/adopt.html

Pet Rescue -> How To Find and Evaluate A Prospective Pet Adopter
http://www.petrescue.com/library/find-adopter.htm

Pet Rescue -> How To Place Pets
http://www.petrescue.com/library/place-pets.htm

Chow Chow Welfare -> How to Find a New Home for Your Chow Chow
http://www.chowwelfare.com/cciw/findhome.htm

Pit Bull Rescue Central -> Why Pit Bulls Should Never Be Offered “Free to Good Home”
http://www.pbrc.net/freepit.html

PETA -> Finding the Right Home for Your Companion Animal
http://www.peta.org/pdfs/BROfindinghome.pdf

NHES -> Free To Good Home Ads Are Dangerous!
http://www.nhes.org/articles.asp?article_id=159&section_id=90

Pet-Abuse.com -> The Perils of “Free to Good Home” Ads
http://www.pet-abuse.com/pages/animal_adoption/free_pets.php

Animal Aid -> Free to Good Home?
http://www.animalaidsw.org/free.htm
 
 
 
 
I don’t for a second believe one word of what you’re telling me. References, please?

Skeptics can click on the blue links contained within the statement(s) in question. This will in turn redirect you to the cited material. Read ’em and weep believe.

For additional references, jump down to Question #10, wherein we provide you with a handy-dandy link roundup, helpfully arranged by topic.
 
 
 
 
I have a question about Kansas City Freecycle’s no-animal policy. Is there anyone who can help me?

Yes!

For general questions/concerns/comments, please email Kelly G. (that’s me, the list owner and author of this FAQ) at kelly [at] kcfreecycle.org.

Just replace the [at] in the email address with @ and you’re good to go.
 
 
 
 
Help! I’m having trouble finding a good home for my dog. Is there someone I can talk to?

Yes!

The following Kansas City Freecycle list members have graciously volunteered to field any questions you might have about adopting or rehoming an animal, or otherwise caring for a wild or domestic animal in need. We’ve also listed Kansas City area “animal help hotlines” as appropriate. The individual member’s and/or hotline’s available services and areas of expertise are described in each listing.

These folks are active participants in the local rescue community, and as such are better equipped to offer y’all advice on animal adoption (and related issues) than are the Kansas City Freecycle moderators – so please avail yourselves of their services as needed!

Additionally, if you are relinquishing your companion animal due to behavioral issues, please consider working to resolve the problem before giving up on him or her. Remember, there are many more available animals than there are good homes – so surrender should be a last resort! To help you out, we’ve included animal behavior hotlines (such as that provided by Wayside Waifs) in this list as well.

Just replace the [at] in the email address with @ and you’re good to go.
 
 
Kansas City “Animal Help Hotlines”

Humane Society of Missouri
– Do you need assistance with your pet’s behavior? Our trained Behavior Helpline staff is prepared to help.
– Phone: (314) 951-1540
– Email: Click here for web form
– Website: http://www.hsmo.org/m_obedience/helpline.php

Lakeside Nature Center
– If you find a wild animal in need of help, contact Lakeside Nature Center at 816.513.8960. Most times we will not have the resources to pick up the animal, however, we can assist you over the phone in determining whether the animal needs to be brought into the Center and explain how to do so safely. See How to Help/What to Do.
– Phone: 816-513-8960
– Website: http://www.lakesidenaturecenter.org/rehab.html

NO MORE HOMELESS PETS KC
– A 24/7 hotline where callers can get information regarding animal rescue and adoption, low-cost spay/neuter clinics, feral cats, and affordable vaccinations and veterinary care.
– Phone: 816-333-PETS (7387)

Wayside Waifs – Ask a Trainer
– Do you have a pet behavior question or problem you’d like to discuss with one of our certified behavior trainers? Submit your questions now!
– Remember that we have behavior and training articles available for download in our Article Library!
– Email: Click here for web form
– Website: www.waysidewaifs.org
 
 
Kansas City Freecycle “Animal Outreach Volunteers”

Eva Allen
– Volunteer and board member at The Humane Society of Greater Kansas City (no-kill shelter)
– Also serves as a resource for basenji rescue
– email: emallen [at] earthlink.net
– Phone: 816-444-9321

Allyson Alvarez
– Independent Rescuer
– email: ally_cat441 [at] yahoo.com
 
 
(If you’re a member of the Kansas City area animal rescue community, and would like to be included on this list, please email Kelly G. at kelly [at] kcfreecycle.org with your name and contact information. Feel free to include as little or as much information as you feel comfortable with.)
 
 
 
 
This page is loooong. Can you just point me to the links, please?

Sure thing. We’ve even arranged them by topic for your browsing convenience.
 
 
Animal Adoption Online

1-800-Save-a-Pet

Farm Sanctuary Farm Animal Adoption Network

Pet Ark

Petfinder

Pets911

PMU Rescue
 
 
Animal Adoption & Free to Good Home Ads

Pet Adoption League -> Finding a Home for Your Pet

K-9 New Life Center -> Pet Placement

Guidelines for the Sale or Give-away of Your Companion Animal

The Animal Spirit -> Home Check Evaluation Form

Pet Action League -> Pet Adoption Agreement

The Animal Spirit -> Companion Animal Adoption Agreement

HSUS -> Guidelines for Finding a Responsible Home for a Pet

The Animal Spirit -> Finding A New Home For A Companion Animal

Pet Rescue -> How To Find and Evaluate A Prospective Pet Adopter

Pet Rescue -> How To Place Pets

Chow Chow Welfare -> How to Find a New Home for Your Chow Chow

Pit Bull Rescue Central -> Why Pit Bulls Should Never Be Offered “Free to Good Home”

PETA -> Finding the Right Home for Your Companion Animal

NHES -> Free To Good Home Ads Are Dangerous!

Pet-Abuse.com -> The Perils of “Free to Good Home” Ads

Animal Aid -> Free to Good Home?
 
 
Class B Dealers & Pet Theft

Dealing Dogs: The betrayal of man’s best friend (an HBO documentary)

Free to a Good Home (the animal rescue movie)

Last Chance for Animals -> Campaigns -> Dealing Dogs

HSUS -> Class B Dog and Cat Dealers Are No Friends to the Animals (2/15/06)

Animal Welfare Institute -> Random Source Dealers Supplying Dogs and Cats for Research, Teaching and Testing

Last Chance for Animals -> Investigations -> CC Baird

HSUS -> Notorious Animal Dealer Loses License and Pays Record Fine (2/23/05)

Kinship Circle -> They’re real. They’re nearby. PET THEFT THUGS (.pdf pamphlet)

Last Chance for Animals -> Campaigns -> The Pet Safety & Protection Act

SAPL -> Legislation -> Pet Safety and Protection Act

StolenPets.com
 
 

 
 
 
 
Hey! Didn’t Kansas City Freecycle used to host a searchable database of local animal shelters and rescue groups?

You remembered!

Yes, our old “KC Animal Shelters & Rescue Orgs” page used to be located at http://www.kcfreecycle.org/shelters, and in addition to an explanation of our no-animal policy, featured a searchable database of local shelters and rescue groups.

Unfortunately, we just didn’t have the time or resources to update it as frequently as we should have. As a result, much of the information was woefully out-of-date.

Since there are a number of national databases, such as Petfinder, that allow users to search for an animal to adopt or a rescue group to consult for help, we decided to scrap the KC Animal Shelters & Rescue Orgs page and refer y’all to the big dogs instead. Easier for us, more accurate info for you – it’s a win-win.
 
 
 
 
Wait a minute. Didn’t you guys used to host a a searchable database of local charities, too?

Yuppers.

Our old KC Charity Database was located at http://www.kcfreecycle.org/charity for several years.

However, we ran into the same problem with our Charity Database as we did with our “KC Animal Shelters & Rescue Orgs” page – not enough time and resources to keep it updated. In lieu of inaccurate and out-of-date info, we’ve gathered a list of links to similar websites. Just look in the right-hand sidebar under “Find a Charity”.
 
 
 
 
Last updated 7/26/09

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  25. Kansas City Freecycle » Blog Archive » Featured Adoptables: Chauncy the German Wirehaired Pointer puppy mill rescue pup Says:

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  26. Kansas City Freecycle » Blog Archive » Featured Adoptables: Duchess & Darling the Shetland Ponies Says:

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  27. Kansas City Freecycle » Blog Archive » Featured Adoptables: Ralphie the Beagle Says:

    […] To remind members of our no-animal policy, and provide an alternative venue for members who wish to adopt an unwanted […]

  28. Kansas City Freecycle » Blog Archive » Featured Adoptables: Thelma & Louise the Parakeets Says:

    […] To remind members of our no-animal policy, and provide an alternative venue for members who wish to adopt an unwanted […]

  29. Kansas City Freecycle » Blog Archive » Featured Adoptables: Leah, one cool cat! Says:

    […] To remind members of our no-animal policy, and provide an alternative venue for members who wish to adopt an unwanted […]

  30. Kansas City Freecycle » Blog Archive » Featured Adoptables: Abigail the White Calico Cat Says:

    […] To remind members of our no-animal policy, and provide an alternative venue for members who wish to adopt an unwanted […]

  31. Kansas City Freecycle » Blog Archive » Featured Adoptables: Beagle Puppies @ the City of Gladstone Animal Control Says:

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  32. Kansas City Freecycle » Blog Archive » Featured Adoptables: Bella the Himalayan/Domestic Long Hair Mix Says:

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  33. Kansas City Freecycle » Blog Archive » Featured Adoptables: Bear & Fang the Ferrets Says:

    […] – To illustrate these animals’ unique personalities and characteristics, thus underscoring the fact that they are not objects and should not be “freecycled”. […]

  34. Kansas City Freecycle » Blog Archive » Featured Adoptables: Jessabelle the Red Tailed Boa Says:

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  35. Kansas City Freecycle » Blog Archive » Featured Adoptables: Royce the Rottweiler Says:

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  36. Kansas City Freecycle » Blog Archive » Featured Adoptables: Gramby, Redux Says:

    […] – To illustrate these animals’ unique personalities and characteristics, thus underscoring the fact that they are not objects and should not be “freecycled”. […]