I Adopt And Rescue Animals

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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

    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

    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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    splashUK2014 splashUK2014
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    ABMommyAddie ABMommyAddie
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    No. I know i'm still young (21) but I hope I dont have one because I just dont see myself caring for them. Plus im not irresponsible as to bring a person in this unsustainable...
    XXLovelyPoisonXX XXLovelyPoisonXX
    22-25, F
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    Animals are the most grateful beings unlike humans. I love animals and so I stay away from animal based food cosmetics leather just about everything that's made out of animal...
    writersblog writersblog
    36-40, F
    Apr 18
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    GhostOfGrey GhostOfGrey
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    Apr 18
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    talking4fun talking4fun
    51-55, M
    Apr 18
    I tell you why i hate my life people are heartless.people abuse animals for no reason and the animal die. i work at a job i hate that stress me out.and people are mean to nice...
    youwokeme99 youwokeme99
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 17
    I love all animals. From a fruit fly to a big blue whale. I appreciate every single one,I don't kill that one spider that stays in corner of my room,I don't kill bugs outside,I...
    Lyra42 Lyra42
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 17
    I love foxes . there just so beautiful
    foxbabez foxbabez
    16-17, F
    Apr 17
    I dreamt that there was some virus that caused all the animals on earth to go crazy and try to eat people. I went to a farm and the owner had created pens for each of his animals...
    4gotwhereiwas 4gotwhereiwas
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 17
    My size large, wild male cat is shredding my favorite and only long towel ...and I'm letting him <3
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    26-30
    Apr 16
    Letter to Leelah🌼 May you rest in peace Leelah (yes leelah) 🌼 Your parents should've been more understanding instead of being ignorants. I like your boy name though- Joshua...
    XXLovelyPoisonXX XXLovelyPoisonXX
    22-25, F
    Apr 16
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    Letmebee Letmebee
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Apr 16
    i never disliked animals but over the course of the last few years i have been becoming much more attached to the pets we have in our house and animals generally. well actually...
    moonlightflower moonlightflower
    22-25, F
    Apr 14
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    LoneRanger34 LoneRanger34
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 13
    I have lived with my fiancé for about 3 years and utterly HATE his dog. He has a 50lb Rottweiler/pitbul mix and it's HORRIBLE. So far.. - it's bitten 3 people (one of them was my...
    Chambers1426 Chambers1426
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 12
    This is to make a suggestion if you still haven't seen this serie. It's called Worlds Deadliest Animals. It shows so interesting information about the kind of defences and...
    mmorgam mmorgam
    41-45, F
    Apr 12
    I'm just a normal 13 year old girl from Cambodia. I don't understand my mom. I'm a grade A (sometimes B) student and yet she says that I never make her happy and she regrets giving...
    SoritaBuntha SoritaBuntha
    13-15, F
    Apr 11
    I'm just a normal 13 year old girl from Cambodia. I don't understand my mom. I'm a grade A (sometimes B) student and yet she says that I never make her happy and she regrets giving...
    SoritaBuntha SoritaBuntha
    13-15, F
    Apr 11
    I'm just a normal 13 year old girl from Cambodia. I don't understand my mom. I'm a grade A (sometimes B) student and yet she says that I never make her happy and she regrets giving...
    SoritaBuntha SoritaBuntha
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    I'm just a normal 13 year old girl from Cambodia. I don't understand my mom. I'm a grade A (sometimes B) student and yet she says that I never make her happy and she regrets giving...
    SoritaBuntha SoritaBuntha
    13-15, F
    Apr 11
    I'm just a normal 13 year old girl from Cambodia. I don't understand my mom. I'm a grade A (sometimes B) student and yet she says that I never make her happy and she regrets giving...
    SoritaBuntha SoritaBuntha
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    I am a 4'11 petite female in college. I'm a junior studying sociology and English. I am East Indian. I am adopted, and I want to adopt 3 children and have 3 biological children...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Apr 11
    so apparently killer whales have an emotion processing part of their brain that we don't have. thought that was pretty cool
    friedchickenwing friedchickenwing
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 10
    Tigers declared to be extinct in Cambodia. My heart is shattered. We're responsible for the words 'extinct' and 'endangered'. Our selfish and cruel behavior has no boundaries. It...
    notmyfaultyourenotoriginal notmyfaultyourenotoriginal
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 10
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    Letmebee Letmebee
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 10
    I know and understand why I couldn't sleep in my adopted parent's room when I was little and had nightmares, but it still frustrates me to think about sometimes. Whenever my...
    KnightStalkerXIV KnightStalkerXIV
    16-17, M
    Apr 8
    This is Isabella. I just adopted her a few days ago from the animal shelter. She's the sweetest dog ever!
    Alexa894xo Alexa894xo
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Apr 8
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    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 8
    Yuo have to be cat lovers if you visit us cos we have 11 cats of our own. We never smack any of our cats if they do anything that would be perceived as " naughty". Unlike my mother...
    deepsoulsaver deepsoulsaver
    46-50, M
    Apr 7
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    RyanJ999 RyanJ999
    41-45, M
    Apr 7
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    SouthernQueen SouthernQueen
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 6
    you know, animals are so wonderful I just love pups and kittens and so many other non-domesticated animals as well its just beautiful I just love them I am a puppy I am just a...
    yanisucks yanisucks
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 6
    We actually are adopting my nephew soon. Excited and nervous all in one.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 6
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    IndianZeus IndianZeus
    22-25, T
    1 Response Apr 6
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    darkseeker100 darkseeker100
    13-15, M
    Apr 6
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    stubo20601 stubo20601
    13-15, M
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    1225E 1225E
    22-25, F
    Apr 5
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    thehippy thehippy
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 5
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    Hush92 Hush92
    18-21, F
    Apr 5
    Her story is heartbreaking.
    Byron8by7 Byron8by7
    51-55, M
    1 Response Apr 5
    Why I hate Whitney Wisconsin.
    Valeph Valeph
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 4
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    Kornisone Kornisone
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 4
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    Hush92 Hush92
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 3
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    rescuemuttsrule rescuemuttsrule
    41-45
    1 Response Apr 2
    Saving one life from a County Shelter is more than most ever accomplish. God Bless and Thank You to those who fight on the front lines daily trying to save lives in a responsible...
    rescuemuttsrule rescuemuttsrule
    41-45
    1 Response Apr 2
    There is nothing humane about being human
    rescuemuttsrule rescuemuttsrule
    41-45
    1 Response Apr 2
    Top 10 reasons why spay and neutering should be law just died at the shelter today! Be part of the solution instead of the problem!
    rescuemuttsrule rescuemuttsrule
    41-45
    Apr 2
    Its a life, not a toy.
    rescuemuttsrule rescuemuttsrule
    41-45
    Apr 2
    rescuemuttsrule rescuemuttsrule
    41-45
    Apr 2
    PEOPLE SUCK! 
    rescuemuttsrule rescuemuttsrule
    41-45
    Apr 2
    The idea of bring back my adopted puppy to the shelter keeps coming and going the problem lies with my lack of experience i don't want to bring him back but i feel like that's the...
    megs1992 megs1992
    22-25, F
    Apr 2
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    AwakenEdge AwakenEdge
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 2
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    IkIlLeDyOuRsOuLaNdAtEiT IkIlLeDyOuRsOuLaNdAtEiT
    16-17, F
    6 Responses Apr 2
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    rororunaway12 rororunaway12
    18-21, M
    Apr 1
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    joemane36 joemane36
    36-40, M
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