Jim Cather

Right wrongs of our past

Senate Bill 1221 exemplifies our country?s tradition of righting wrongs. If signed into law, it will ban hound hunting of bears and bobcats which can still be hunted and killed, bu ...

Kudos go out to rescuers

The Humane Society of the Sierra Foothills, and all the professionals who helped with the seizure of approximately 75 neglected animals in rural Loomis, deserve a huge round of app ...

Ban the torture that is rodeo

Rodeo is a blatant display of animals being tortured, tormented and terrorized. In addition to baby calf neck-snapping and steer-wrestling (both recently banned in Houston for thei ...

Politicians need new rhetoric

I received campaign propaganda from John Allard and it’s the same old rhetoric I always get. He’s going to protect my gun rights and lower my taxes. Hey, John, what about heal ...

Let’s outlaw barbaric hobby

Hunting should be outlawed. As an antiquated barbaric hobby that no longer serves any 21st century purpose. It depletes natural resources that belong to everyone and costs taxpayer ...

Don’t buy hype of rodeo ‘show’

To attend the Folsom Rodeo is to condone traumatizing, torturing and terrorizing innocent animals. No calf bolts straight out of a gate unless it’s in a full-blown panic. Then ...

Gun owners are regular folks

Sadly enough, folks like Mr. (Jim) Cather react emotionally to an issue about which they know so little (“Deer hunt is dangerous, unjustified;” Reader Input, June 24). These y ...

More study needed for deer plans

Placer’s Fish and Game Commission on Wednesday moved forward with efforts to cull the area’s deer population but held off on recommending a controversial youth doe hunt, offici ...

Deer hunt is dangerous, unjustified

Nothing justifies giving guns or bows to 12-year-olds, with 18-year-old buddies as adult “supervisors,” and terrorizing deer and citizens in rural residential neighborhoods, as ...

Auburn’s sewers leaking, seeping and cracking

If anyone is paying a sewer bill instead of relying on a septic system, take heed. This is more of not being able to see the big picture and misinformation being put out. People l ...