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the pro­posed shel­ter would be lo­cated.

“We are an­gry, up­set and quite frankly ex­tremely dis­heart­ened that this self­ish and un­called for ac­tion will not only waste ratepayer money with coun­cil de­fend­ing their de­ci­sion but also waste do­nated funds of Paws and Claws,” Mr Kerr posted on so­cial me­dia this week.

Mr Kerr yes­ter­day said he had met with a so­lic­i­tor about the ap­peal and would en­gage a bar­ris­ter.

“We have 10 days to re­spond and we have in­structed a bar­ris­ter so we can move as fast as pos­si­ble,” Mr Kerr said.

“We have seen so much sup­port, peo­ple are hor­ri­fied.”

The ap­peal in­cludes five pages of ob­jec­tions such as the de­vel­op­ment was “con­trary to good town plan­ning prin­ci­ples,” that the shel­ter was in­con­sis­tent with the coun­cil’s in­tent for the Craiglie in­dus­trial area and did not sup­port

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