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Friday, November 20, 2009

Ok, I am frustrated right now.

Right now there is a video going around the internet - well, two versions of one video actually. In one it shows a cute kitten crawling all over a police man who is writing a ticket and cuts out before the final part. In the other, the cop kicks the kitten at the end of the video. A lot of people who haven't seen the full version are posting it and saying how cute it is. Sure it starts that way, but seriously, it isn't cute at the end. It is awful at the end. It is a terrible example for people - it makes it seem ok to treat animals this way. Our Family Cat-A-Blog did a great post on it a few days back - you can follow the link to their site to see the video.

I get that the cop was frustrated but this wasn't the way to deal with it. And there are a few people saying that "well it was not kicked hard, just shoved with his foot" - THE POINT IS NOT THAT IT WAS HARD OR SOFT PEOPLE! The point is that it appears the cat is kicked - and that people will take that to mean animal abuse is ok. The farmer who owns the kitten is now willing to sell it for a high price because he is milking it knowing that people want to help this kitten - for him it is pure greed. Sickening.

It is not a funny video when you see the whole thing, and when you watch the edited one it gives you a false impression of the situation. Please stop spreading this thing around!

14 comments:

Cindy said...

I did not know this. Thanks for showing us the real thing.
cindy

Jasmim said...

When Mom and I saw the video, we imagine that something bad would happen
But when we saw the video, we thought it was just a cute kitten
But now that we found for you, that the policeman attacked the kitten, we were very upset to know that there are still people like that ....

Ginger Jasper said...

Thanks for showing us the real thing. The one I saw did look cute. Now I know its not.. Hugs GJ x

The Creek Cats said...

Oh no, we didn't know about the full version! How awful!!

Boris Kitty said...

i did no nose about dis. Dat bideo iz horribles n dat cop iz a bad peeples to do dat. az a publik figure he needs ta be on da bestest of behaviors at all times ta sets n examples to da werld not treats a halpless anipal like dat!

Milo and Alfie's Mom speaks said...

I've seen the short "nice" version ~ so I'm glad you told me. I'm appalled. I agree with you ~ people in authority should set an excellent example and not be seen to ill treat others or animals. It makes me mad.

Brian said...

Yep, we saw the whole thing too, sure wasn't nice. Thanks for helping out on Marty's cause...by golly, we're getting real close!!!

SeaThreePeeO said...

We were unaware of this. Thanks for letting us know!

LindaGJ said...

I didn't know about this article, but it really disturbs me that there is a video out there like that. Shame on them!
Linda

Rupert said...

Thank you for setting the record straight!

I would be very upset too.

Paws 'n Claws,
Rupert

Daisy said...

I thought it was cute, too, until I saw the real version. Thanks for letting us know the truth!

Mickey,Georgia , Tillie said...

We are sad that people find(the full version) OK to post! WE agree that it is not cute.
Purrs Mickey,Georgia & Tillie

Your Daily Cute said...

I'm so glad you said this. I have been thinking the exact same thing!

I think at least 4 different people have submitted that video to me suggesting I put it on the Cute, and I have just refused to even give it play. As soon as I saw it the first time (it was the whole thing), I just did not like it one bit.

The farmer is selling the kitten? I hate people. I was afraid that someone would come take it or something after all the publicity. I hope it all works out OK.

The Kool~Kittie~Krew said...

I feel awful for posting it on Friday. I've only seen the "unkicking" version and until you pointed it out, I never knew there was the original version. That cop should have gotten some penalties for his actions! That is terrible!