Looking back: Nov. 19
Last updated 1/20/2021 at 11:55am
70 Years Ago
Nov. 16, 1950
Reader frustrated when farm cat shot
Dear Davenport Times-Tribune:
I wish to register a protest the way some would-be hunters are taking the privilege of hunting.
I always supposed when a person had a hunting license and they should have one if they carry a gun, it gave them the privilege to hunt as prescribed by the law, and human decency and that does not include the right to shoot farmer animals, whether large or small.
Although they made a clean kill here, they did away with one of the farm animals’ best friend. Ours was a big black cat, Ratus, with white c...