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    Helpful Tips On Adopting An Animal

    Study after study shows that pets are good for our health. Their unconditional love reduces our stress levels and increase our serotonin level (a neurotransmitter, derived from tryptophan, that is involved in sleep, depression, memory, and other neurological processes). I shake...
    AceofPentacles AceofPentacles 46-50, F Feb 27, 2012

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    I Am A Foster Dad For Abandoned Ferrets

    They are cute, curious little critters and how anyone could just abandon them or any other animal is beyond my comprehension. Tomorrow I will be heading to Dayton, OH to pick up a ferret that was found in a small cage next to a dumpster. Can anyone explain why people would be so...
    uppaUS uppaUS 61-65, M 1 Response May 11, 2013

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    Cats

    I have a passion for cats since I was little. but it would never come to my mind to buy an animal, I couldn't do that. Plus there are so many animals destinated to death, or live on the street. So i decied to adopt my four cats. Two of them should have died, and ttwo of them...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 30, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Shame on Madonna: Her former pet Chihuahuas end up in a CA rescue Burbank - Madonna was known in the 90's for toting around her three Chihuahuas: Evita, Rosita, and Chiquita...
    sinewriter sinewriter 36-40, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My husband and I were just about to close on the purchase of our home, after only being married for a few months. I have never lived in a house without a cat; So I convinced him to...
    ChemicalMouse ChemicalMouse 26-30, F Feb 20

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    I have three rescue dogs. My oldest, Max is a black Labrador Retriever. He's 11 years old. Max was found behind my grandfathers work. A 4 month old puppy, starving and covered in...
    harmlesshope harmlesshope 18-21, F Feb 23

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    Well do I like cats? Hmm yes but they always gave me goosebumps.. I love dogs more! Planning to adopt one soon or later (:
    JamesLindberg JamesLindberg 22-25, M 14 hrs ago

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    I was adopted by my step-dad when I was 2, and always knew him as my real dad. As I grew older, I realized that I was quite different than my younger brothers in terms of...
    rolywynne rolywynne 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 23

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    I was adopted at 6 months. My adoption was set up before I was born, but when I actually was born my birth mom canceled it. She tried to raise me (I think she was 17 or 18) but 6...
    KenziY KenziY 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 20

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    I was adopted from birth. My adoptive mother was Japanese and my adoptive father was Caucasian. I don't look at all like my mother and growing up I did not look like my cousins and...
    RayneBeauHill RayneBeauHill 46-50, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I volunteer every Saturday at a dog rescue
    brenda4696 brenda4696 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    im 15 and a boy, and wanna get adopted by someone! i have my parent's full approval so, PLZ SOMEONE ADOPT ME! i dnt wanna live here anymore!,
    priyadharshan0 priyadharshan0 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 7

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    I have came to the conclusion that I have ruined my life over someone who doesn't care about me. I will have had 4 children with this man, I had to give my last up for adoption...
    jussme91 jussme91 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 8

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    This isn't entirely true. She part rescued me also. At the kennels, days left on death row. "she's jumpy that one, might not be good with you having kids" knelt down at the bars...
    notext notext 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    I really want to adopt German twins!! I want them to be identical twin boys!! I already have names picked out!! I'm going to name them after bill and Tom kaulitz. I just don't...
    themagijudal themagijudal 22-25, F Feb 12

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    Tower rescue training today.
    RoughTraveler RoughTraveler 22-25, M Feb 12

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    Pfft. Only two people in this group? Come on, people. Be honest. No, I don't care for animals. And no fool should come on this and say, "Well, people are animals so that makes YOU...
    RationalCutie RationalCutie 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 13

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    I love all kinda of animals. Mostly because unlike the animal known to be humans. Other animals have been kind in loving to me. Unlike much of the human race.. Honestly I hope one...
    dannylavine dannylavine 18-21, M Feb 17

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      My name is Roman I was born on may 11 1995 in a small town in Russia called uld-uda I live with my mom who left me in the crib until I was 2 years old when the Russian...
    romanre romanre 18-21, M Feb 20

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    There are these kids that I want to adopt. One of the reasons I want to get married and have a house, so that I can give these children a good home. My daughter wants an older...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    I miss him so much. I went into the pet store today to get a new brush for Duke (the only dog we have still alive) and petsmart had the animals from the shelter out. There was this...
    AngelWithASecret2 AngelWithASecret2 13-15, F Feb 21

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    It's February..and winter has been going on forever.. I need rescue!!
    VanTraveller VanTraveller 51-55, F 3 Responses Feb 22

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    I was adopted on St. Patrick's Day 1981. It's something I never really thought about for years. Has anyone found their birth parents from a closed private adoption? I don't have...
    Luckymomof2boys Luckymomof2boys 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 23

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    I truly admire others who adopt children for whatever reason. I have adopted one girl and one boy. Both are teenagers and are from my husband's former marriage. I love kids very...
    brunettewifeandmom brunettewifeandmom 31-35, F a week ago

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    I have a rescue dog, she enjoys naps by the heating vent :)
    Youcanthandlemyusername Youcanthandlemyusername 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Stuffed animals are awesome. I was at the mall the other day and saw a toothless plushie at build-a-bear, and oh my god I want it soooo bad. I'm 18 and I still sleep with all my...
    MermaidCurry MermaidCurry 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 7

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    I love animals and wish all human let them live their own life the way they are used to and in their own environment. Idea of pet animal makes me feel sick. By name of pet animal...
    Ravidesai Ravidesai 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 22

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    I love nature and animals and I want to relax in a forest to do some night sky gazing. Bears are my favorite animals, but hybrids are fascinating. Superpowers are extremely...
    RainMazerra444 RainMazerra444 18-21, M Feb 23

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    I think I hold animals in a higher respect than most humans, they just seem so much more compassionate and gentle, unlike humans who, as a species, seem a bit too violent. maybe we...
    Nevermore9 Nevermore9 13-15, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    They're so tasty!!! Ok that's bad. I do like animals, they're interesting. See the animal documentary called "Animals are beautiful people " narrated by Jamie Uys Too funny...
    OzarksTrucker OzarksTrucker 36-40, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I discovered at age 60 I was adopted as baby. Although I know have some information about my origins I still feel really dislocated. My Dad has recently died and I feel really...
    Annette54 Annette54 56-60 3 Responses Feb 8

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    I have 5 adopted cats. Me and my mum we found them on the streets of my city. They were so small and hungry. We spend money and time on them, now they are big happy cats and I'm so...
    perrilive perrilive 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    Well i've been thinking about adopting a child (girl). I am not like married or intending to do so. Lately I've this weird dream of holding a hand of child and walking her through...
    bintoflash bintoflash 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 13

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    I am 23 years old university undergraduate, who want to be adopted in a family who will take care of me, love me, and help me to achieve my milestone in life, cause currently, i am...
    Darriane Darriane 22-25, M Feb 20

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    i want to let girls adopt me as their special sister. i could be their personal barbie doll and let them dress me up as a girl
    girlyboyandrea1987 girlyboyandrea1987 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Was adopted again last Christmas. And it been a blast. This time nothing going to get be back in orphanage.
    sliverwolfbec sliverwolfbec 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Animals are so cute. I like when dogs run to me and follow me around. It makes me feel loved. I can talk to them and they stare at me. Unlike guys, you can talk to them but they...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Feb 7

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    Animal cruelty...it's the worst crime someone could do in my eyes, in my mind...animals have feelings and they don't deserve to be treated like objects. They deserve to be treated...
    BlueRoseNeko BlueRoseNeko 16-17, F 5 Responses Feb 9

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    “The eyes” are The most delicate organs in your body. They offer us the feeling of sight, allowing us To find out more regarding the bordering environment.Dr.Landry grew up...
    Anthony8147jwj6 Anthony8147jwj6 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    i love animals...like dog cat rabbits i had a rabbit when i was very young..in my village and lots of parrots
    janvi4 janvi4 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    One of the reasons why I want to experience living on a farm is because it's a great excuse to be around a bunch of animals.
    rumblingheart rumblingheart 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 15

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