"In the early morning hours of July 27, the Animal Liberation Front visited the
Exploration of the site revealed that the force of economics had already precluded any need for the force of boltcutters - strewn about this disgusting and decrepit property were large empty cages, the rusted remains of Shelli Frazier's dreams.
It was not until we checked every single run in an empty cat hutch tucked at the back of the northern lot that we found the tragic consequences of her business ineptitude. In one of the runs, huddling against the back wall, surrounded by rotting food, mildewed wood, and his own feces, was a lone bobcat.
The sight of a creature so majestic in a state so pathetic cannot be done justice
Shelli Frazier is not the only cruel human ever to keep such noble cats in tiny cages in Lolo National Forest. More than two decades ago, Rodney Coronado visited Cole MacPherson's bobcat prison in the town of Lolo just an hour's drive south of Plains. MacPherson's farm was Frazier's fantasy - a shed of sixty pacing, neurotic, traumatized large cats. Though he was forced to close shop around 2005, the ALF still keeps tabs on MacPherson - today, he continues his dental practice in Missoula. This should be a lesson to Frazier. If you ever again hold wild creatures captive on your land, we will breach it to free them.
Animal Liberation Front
Additionally, though we generally avoid airing internal issues in communications such
as this, we felt that this small action, unlikely to attract media attention, would
be appropriate to do so: As an ALF cell, we adhere strictly to the guidelines,
including a policy of total nonviolence. Because of our desire not to be
misrepresented to the media in this regard, we have in the past very clearly