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Ingrid Taylar: Bridging the Divide Between Cat and Bird Lovers

10,000 Birds

I’d been volunteering at rescues through my young adulthood, and I was training as a cat socializer, teaching terrified felines — the unlucky victims of cruel people — to trust humans again. The humans behind a wildlife intake desk, the volunteers and rehabilitators, are people who sacrifice their mornings, afternoons and sleepless nights in the service of birds like the one I’d just brought in. All of these afflictions are human-caused and largely preventable.

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