I expect to be attacked for my honest view on this issue but to those who do have a differing opinion about their "wild and free ranging pet", don't waste your time trying to convince me otherwise.
So many missing, lost cats. I feel sorry for them.
Much loved, missing; usually comes home, hasn't.
The responsibility of every pet owner is to keep their charges safe, out of harms way.
If a person chooses to have a pet, safe guard it.
Spay or neuter the pet. Care for it, love it and contain it appropriately.
Law changes aren't needed, common sense is.
Hamilton's newly minted mayor Paula Southgate "didn't become mayor to overturn the apple cart and bring all my own unique projects to the table".
Instead, she's going to take a couple of days to unwind and plan before getting stuck in.
What do you think of the election results with a new mayor and councillors?
Hi Neighbours, could you imagine cows floating down the Waikato River?
These cows are floating on Europe's largest port, in another effort to make cattle farming more sustainable. The owners call it the world's first 'floating farm'. It's in Rotterdam and they want it to minimize waste and land use, and also bring food production closer to the city.
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Halloween is coming up on October 31, and there'll be lots of spooktacular-ly dressed trick or treaters around the neighbourhood!
Are you looking forward to seeing them? Will you be celebrating Halloween?
10.1% I love it - one of my favorite times of the year10.1% Complete
1.3% I use it as an excuse to dress up!1.3% Complete
22.3% Hate it - we shouldn't celebrate evil and darkness22.3% Complete
40.2% It's a nuisance - I won't be answering the door on the night40.2% Complete
26% It's just like any other day for me26% Complete