Google+

Bart’s World

 

Bart’s World

 ~ Samantha Lewis

When it comes to deciding what is the worst, as well as the best, for the animals in our very human kingdom, problems arise. Very often people forget the Humane Society’s out there, the shelters, the no-kill establishments – all of these that work so hard for a lost animal, a beaten animal, or one who has had a difficult beginning and just needs to find a home that loves him or her. Although some roll their eyes, it is a fact that the animal part of the home is just as important as the child part of the home. An animal – dog or cat (or even others out there), turn into a child to the owner. The animal is a protector, a companion and, the ONLY one in the world to love a person unconditionally. So where does the protection end when it comes to the creatures out there? Answer: It never ends. And Bart is the newest in the headlines that brings this fact to light.

 

Bart - The Zombie, Miracle Cat via Tampa Bay Humane Society

Bart – The Zombie, Miracle Cat via Tampa Bay Humane Society

For those who may be unaware, or caught up in the glitz and glamor of the Super Bowl, a cat actually clawed its way out of a grave last week in order to live and return to its family. Did the family wish to bury the cat alive? No… But because of very odd circumstances, the cat was perceived as dead and gone to its heavenly reward. Rescue workers helped save Bart, who is now referred to as the “zombie cat” – although this feline should be referred to as the cat that literally proved that his species does have more than one life.

 

But the news does not end there. Sheery Silk, the Executive Director of the Humane Society located in Tampa Bay, told the news that she met with the owner of “Bart” for about an hour to discuss some facts that had come to the surface that she was “really uncomfortable with.” This turned the tale from an owner who had supposedly loved his pet and been heartbroken burying him after he had been hit by a car a couple of weeks ago. The owner believed beyond a shadow of a doubt that the cat was deceased and asked a neighbor to help bury him near his home. Severely injured, and not having any water or food for the last week, “Bart” returned from that grave after five days of being underneath the dirt.
The Humane Society posted the cat’s eerie, yet miraculous tale, on the organization’s blog. They most definitely titled him the “miracle cat.” Now, however, suspicions have arose regarding what Bart’s fate really was and the Humane Society does not want to return the cat to the owner, Hutson, who says he wants his cat back. Should he have him?

 

He has stated that he will go to court if necessary to fight the Humane Society because, according to him, he did nothing wrong and it’s his right to take the cat back home. In addition, Hutson’s neighbor set up a ‘page’ to raise money for the cat’s medical expenses. Now that thousands have been raised, people have shed a shady eye on the fund, even though the owner and his neighbor state that the extra funds will be donated to emergency veterinary services in the cat’s name.

 

Strangely, the Humane Society website also has a statement posted: that all of Bart’s medical expenses have already been covered by their own emergency medical fund. So, why the cash being taken from others with kind hearts who wanted to see Bart well? Add to that a YouTube video where a voice is heard saying the words: “He might not have been dead, cuz when I found him he was moving and stuff,” and you have a very odd situation that not a lot of people understand – nor do they feel that everyone is being ‘straight’ regarding Bart’s so-called death and burial.

 

Now…no one knows the truth as of yet, although the Humane Society is adamant that they believe Bart should not be in his former home because of his fragile state. And Silk hopes that the owner will surrender the cat in order for them to find a special needs home that will help Bart to heal and to grow.

 

In a world of pain, animals and children are the only outlets when it comes to love and comfort. When it comes to children, they are the only souls left to change this world that seems to be, according to every news flash seen on CNN, heading straight for absolute collapse.

 

There are places…homes…where children are being treated horrifically. There are homes where animals are being abused, as well. Bart may have a mixed-up and unknown backstory at the moment, but he definitely shines a light on the protection and care we need to focus on the ‘smaller’ people and species our world must nurture in order to survive.

 

Source:  Roadtrekin.com

Entertainment

For movies opening May 26, 2017

  OPENING THIS WEEK Kam's Kapsules Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening May 26, 2017 BIG BUDGET FILMS Baywatch (R for crude humor, graphic sexuality, frontal nudity and pervasive profanity) Screen adaptation of the long-running TV series (1989-2001) as an unlikely-buddies action comedy about a veteran lifeguard (Dwayne Johnson) and a rebellious recruit (Zac Efron) forced to put aside … [Read More its Good for You.....]

Books

Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama

  Rising Star The Making of Barack Obama  by David J. Garrow William Morrow Hardcover, $45.00 1472 pages ISBN: 978-0-06-264183-0 Book Review by Kam Williams “Barack Obama's speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention instantly catapulted him into the national spotlight and led to his election four years later as America's first African-American president. In this penetrating biography, David J. Garrow delivers an epic work … [Read More its Good for You...]

Art

The Day After the Day Of

  The Day After the Day Of by Paul Ilechko   The sky sheds its tears. This morning is the morning of the day after. The day of mourning, the day after the day of.  I beseech the sky to shed tears in order to wash away the tears on my face.   This is the first day of the time after. This is the beginning of a new time, the days of pain, the days of sorrow. We are in mourning. The sky looks down and sheds its tears for … [Read More its Good For You...]

Real Estate

History Being Sold to the Highest Bidder

  History Being Sold to the Highest Bidder by Amy Lignor   For the longest time, scientists and archaeologists have been confused and bemused by various discoveries they’ve unearthed that offer little or no explanation as to the who, what, and why of the people who created these things or left them behind. Even now, in 2017, there are discoveries being studied; stories that were once legends now have actual bits of proof being found that … [Read More its Good for You.....]

Lifestyle

Stunning Stenberg!

  Amandla Stenberg The “Everything, Everything” Interview with Kam Williams Stunning Stenberg! Amandla Stenberg first gained recognition for her role as Rue in The Hunger Games, alongside Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson. After the success of that film, Amandla earned the 2012 Teen Choice Award with Jennifer for Best Film Chemistry. She was also nominated for NAACP Image and Black Reel Awards for that … [Read More its Good for You...]

Outdoors

Finding Bass During a Mixed Spawn Season

  Finding Bass During a Mixed Spawn Season Yamaha Pro Mark Davis Offers Two Solutions For Catching Bass This Spring Warmer-than-normal winter temperatures have shuffled bass spawning schedules on many lakes throughout the country this spring, but Mark Davis has seen it before, and the veteran Yamaha Pro knows just how to approach the problem. “With the milder winter, bass began spawning much earlier than usual this year so when a … [Read More its Good for You...]

Sports

A Sport Where You Feel the Thrill Without Going to the Extreme

  A Sport Where You Feel the Thrill Without Going to the Extreme by Amy Lignor   There are many sports “fanatics” out there who literally dive head-first into an extreme sport in order to get their adrenaline pumping – taking on a sport that comes hand-in-hand with a monumental amount of risk. But for those who are not interested in being scared to death, yet wish to feel the thrill, data has shown that zip lining has become the … [Read More its Good for You...]

Business

The Hottest Locales for Small Business in the U.S.

  The Hottest Locales for Small Business in the U.S. by Amy Lignor   No, Silicon Valley is not being replaced. However, with the Kauffman Foundation releasing its annual Startup Activity Index last week showing, in detail, trends in U.S. business startups for 2017, it was revealed that California has been booted out of first place. The top spot for new businesses to be built and thrive in the United States has been taken over by the big, … [Read More its Good for You...]

Travel

Once Upon a Time Vacations

  Once Upon a Time Vacations by Amy Lignor   Whether you are a lover of history or you simply have the “Beauty & the Beast” obsession – which, according to movie revenue data, millions all over the world are suffering from – just think how amazing it would be to stay in an actual castle. We already know what the beauty would be from the female perspective, but when it comes to the gentlemen out there, just think about how much … [Read More its Good for You...]

Green Living

Creating the Perfect Vegetable Garden

  Creating the Perfect Vegetable Garden by Amy Lignor   Many are still dealing with that wintery mix Mother Nature just loves to toss down from the sky this time of year. Yet, that gardener living inside the soul – the one just dreaming of the sunny skies and lazy rainy days that are must-haves in order to grow the best vegetables possible – is already jotting down the facts, tricks and tips they need to know in order to make that … [Read More its Good for You...]