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Israel to treat 'stray dogs and cats' for rocket trauma

BBSNews 2009-01-05 -- By Michael Hess. With the inhumane treatment given to Gazans who have been under siege for more than 18 months comes a new insult, Israel will treat stray pets for trauma from militant rocket fire.

I love pets as much as the next person, my wife and I have many and livestock. But I was horrified to read a piece in Yedioth this evening, even as the ground assault on Gaza's civilians intensifies, that Israel is going to now help pay for medical treatment of Israeli cats and dogs affected by militant rocket fire:

" light of the fact that like their human owners, pets in Israel's south are also under the constant rocket threat, the Agriculture Ministry has decided it would help pay for the medical care of dogs and cats injured by rocket fire from Gaza."

Hamas rocket fire at civilians is a crime against humanity, even as Israel's brutal siege for the la


Added: Jan-6-2009 Occurred On: Jan-6-2009
By: berlin_hamann
Middle East
Tags: israel, gaza, middle, east, dogs, cats
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