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9:17 AM on January 5, 2010
Great site, keep up the hard work
See my site: www.FotoTrix.com
8:27 PM on December 14, 2009
David - nice of you to stop by.
You may be confusing the owner of this site with Maryanne (had to delete your excerpt of one of her private emails, as it's against policy to post email contents here). She did a LOT of animal rescue/welfare/care in Okinawa, but I believe she has moved?
4:34 PM on December 14, 2009
You always loved animals. I think of you from time to time!
1:50 PM on December 8, 2009
4:41 AM on November 19, 2009
Very nice site!
7:57 AM on September 15, 2009
Very nice site!
4:48 AM on August 6, 2009
After just leaving Okinawa I can appreciate your website. We found 3 one month old kittens and nutured them and found homes for them over the last 6 months of our stay there. We became very aware of the horrendous feral cat problem (caused by people) along with all the suffering that needlessly goes on. We were happy that we could save three innocent lives and found people to love them, as they deserve. It was a lot of work and expense, but a very rewarding experience. My hat is off to you for your great website that accentuates responsibility. Hope you can make a dent in the insane inhumanity that goes on over there. (and everywhere for that matter)
We'll do what we can over here in Hawaii as there are not shortage of homeless cats.
11:07 PM on December 8, 2007
Hello Kim! We met at the Fort Drum commissary this afternoon.just wanted to stop by and say it was nice chatting with you!! Keep up the great work and I totally agree with you about the pet store in the mall - I go out of my way not to purchase anything there, let alone a pet!!!
3:36 PM on June 20, 2007
Thank you for putting up information on PCSing to okinawa with pets. I was in a panic thinking that I might not be able to bring my dogs with me. They have been with us my husband's entire military career. They have kept me sane through two Iraq deployments. I don't know what I would do without them. The info you provided made an impossible situation seem completely doable in clear and easy to understand manner.
9:16 PM on December 21, 2006
I want to tank Kim Peterson for the article on the puppy mills. I have a wonderful puppy from the pet store to but ridden with huge vet. bills and illnesses people never heard of. I agree with her.
4:41 AM on May 24, 2006
Hi, I loved visiting your website, and I admire your work for animal's voices. Please visit my site at
10:30 PM on August 19, 2005
Herwin - voices4animals has been very active with letter writing campaigns to the Korean government, Korea's department of tourism, and in spreading the word to other interested groups about the cruel dog farming and meat industry in Korea. It's unthinkable that anyone in our modern world could even consider consuming dog meat. Coincidentally, we have visited your website several times - it is an outstanding resource for information. Will be contacting you privately - thank you for your message!
10:30 AM on August 16, 2005
PART TWO (firts please read the message below)
i hope you will take some time and visit the korean website. sign the petition or even send some protest emails, or talk about this (or animal cruely in general0 with japanese friends and collegues.
sign the petition;
the korean website
and this is my personal website, with also some photo albums from okinawa snorkeling,..
10:25 AM on August 16, 2005
hi everybody,first a big HELLO from amsterdam Holland! i visited okinawa couple of times, its a great island, now i just find this dog website.
i am trying to create more awareness about the very cruel dogmeat (and cats) trade in korea (and other countries), a korean animal welfare group(s) are trying to stop this animal cruelty for many years, and i am supporting them, by writin protest emails, signing petition, and talking with friends. By the way, i talked with my japanese friends about this cruelty (dogs hanged, beaten to death, preferably killen them slowly and cruelly so the adrenil of the animal will make the meat "tastier"), non however would sign the petition, even my friend japanese dog owner did not have any sympathy for those poor dogs. "you western people eat cows, pigs , goats,.." even if i explain that "western" people also protest against cruelty against cows, pigs, etc,...there is no understanding.
i hope some of you will take a liitle time and visit the korean websi
2:32 AM on May 31, 2005
I want to thank you for all your help. What a great wealth of information and contacts you have. If all animal activists:dry: would work together imagine what could get accomplished. Once again, you know what you have done and I thank you for all your help. Hope you continue to have lots of visitors to your site. Including your special buddy.:ohmy:
6:30 PM on May 26, 2005
Just testing to see if we're still having technical problems with the guestbook. While I'm here, I might as well give a hardy GOOD MORNING to Mrs. Kravitz! Hope you enjoyed your visit so eaaarrrllly this morning!
12:39 PM on May 22, 2005
Congratulations on an excellent web site. It takes gut to go public like this and I admire the web site owner very much putting animal welfare before anything else.
Maryanne Tirinnanzi <
9:04 PM on May 15, 2005
I am a teacher here and I spend all of my COLA caring for a variety of animals in Yomitan and in my apartment. The real owners try to help with the cost of some of the food, but I think we are dealing with ignorance. Many people get a horse/pony and do not know proper equine care. I take care of these animals twice a day seven days a week. There is a female Japanese Snow Monkey that is in a small cage. I know the owner probably would sell her. I would LOVE to find a much larger "cage" if he would not sell her. I feed her strawberries, carrots, grapes, raisins, in addition to the food she gets from the owner. It is overwhelming sometimes to think of the magnitude of the neglect here on the island.
We need to get the word out to the Americans about dumping their pets.Perhaps they could incorporate a sliding scale for rank with regard to the $200 dollar drop off fee at Karing Kennels. Finally they are making it mandatory to microchip a pet at the base vet clinic.Perhaps then the comman
10:23 AM on May 13, 2005
Your site is very nice. Its awesome that we have these websites and things to to help the animals on Okinawa to find permanent loving homes.
4:26 AM on April 27, 2005
I try to feed the stray cats, although they just keep coming. The situation is pathetic here. I liked your site (very nice layout -e asy to follow).
2:24 AM on April 26, 2005
I am glad there are groups to help animals on Okinawa. Thanks for your links! I have herd of the oars people but what does oki adopt sight do? Where does the groiup meet?
10:21 AM on April 20, 2005
Just checking in on your site to see the updates. Looking forward to your new site, just sorry that we're leaving Oki and won't be around to give you a hand. I wish you well and its been great chatting with you, and getting a good giggle out of "you know who"
We'll stay in touch!
Kat (& Jim)
11:14 AM on April 19, 2005
You are doing an great job with your helping of the animals on Okinawa, I hope that many pets will bennefit from your saint hood after you leave, best of luck!
11:04 AM on April 12, 2005
What a great website! I agree that people are all talk and no do! =^|
I get upset when I see all the ads for pups dogs & cats because they don't want to PCS with them! Why did they get them then? Even people who adopted from Karring Kennels have ads in the paper! Why did they bother!!!?Who let them adopt thedog in the first place? It's shameful that service members dump their animals. They shouldn't be allowed to have them here in Okinawa unless they can prove they are taking them out of here with them when they go. I will contact you to see what we can do to
Thank you for this great "site!
Mike Wagner <
12:49 AM on March 23, 2005
Nice website! Keep up the good fight. All animals need our help in this world.
Freelance Wolf Activist
James & Kat
8:01 PM on March 11, 2005
Fantastic website! We are exhausted from feeding all the stray cats and dogs. It will never end. The only solution is going to be education!!! Your website helps provide this. Will be contacting you to see what we can do to help.
5:14 AM on February 2, 2005
I just want to let you all know that this is a great site! Good job! Best of luck to you on finding good homes for these animals.
Tom & Kristin <sent privately>
12:07 AM on January 29, 2005
Fantastic site! Because of it, awareness has been brought to illegal breeding in on base housing! Good to know someone is doing something. We have enjoyed our emails with you. Thanks for your help!
11:59 PM on January 20, 2005
Nice web page. We were actually thinking of buying a dog off base. Glad we didnt. We got a small dog from karing kennals and looking to adopt another if we can find the right dog for us. Thanks for the info on this site
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