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13th September 2006, 10:09 AM
I have just received the following e-mail...

The Cavalier Refuge Center.

Hi, My name is Mrs Amanda Leigh co-manager of Cavalier Refuge Center
.Our mission is to provide temporary care and shelter for stray,
and relinquished Cavalier dogs and to place as many as possible into
responsible and caring homes.

We also works to create awareness and support for the humane treatment
all animals and to end animal overpopulation through education and the
of spaying and neutering.

Please click on our website above to see pictures of available
looking to be adopted.

To make a donation or adoption please contact us with the above email

Thank you,
Mrs Amanda Leigh.
The Animal Refuge Team

When you click on the website there are pictures of beautiful Cavaliers - all lovely you might think...

Well, the 'rescue' is in Thailand & the photo's come courtesy of photobus where you can buy whatever pictures you need.

Edited by Karlin who adds:

A reminder for people to please read through the link I have on Libel guidelines in the Getting Started section. It is not acceptable to make unverified claims on a public site like a board no matter how many doubts one might have in one's mind. I do not even aloow most verified claims as if someone decides to sue, I would still have to defend the action as would the poster, at our jopint cost for lawyers etc --= or pay out a settlement.

In general if you are going to name someone and offer a link please phrase your comments cautiously thoguh I understand people post with good intentions.

There are several curious aspects of this request and I would advise anyone to be cautious with their money when they do not know of anyone asking for funding, and cannot confirm its bona fides thorugh reliable thrid parties.

13th September 2006, 10:24 AM
Thanks for the warning Donna - have crossposted this to NESSR and TRPD...

13th September 2006, 10:45 AM
I'm locking this as well -- that's two locked today! ;) Sorry folks, these are just worrying topics.