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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

    My deepest most brutal passion in life is animals....it causes me so much pain to think of all the lost out there. I lost my cat Sosa; the only creature I loved more than anything...
    mermaids312 mermaids312 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I'm an interracial adoptee from Africa, adopted by a white family. These last few years I've been thinking about the stories my adoptive parents have told me about what happened...
    Tearystar1027 Tearystar1027 18-21 2 days ago

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    I always wanted to find mine but so far I haven't been successful. A someone on the scholastic spirit animals website decided to tell who ever fills out some questions so I did and...
    TheDoctorsShadow TheDoctorsShadow 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I used to be a non vegetarian. I used to believe in the nutritional benefits of having meat. But everything changed for me last year when I witnessed the slaughter of a pig. It was...
    morningco morningco 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    He is a rescue dog like no other. I discovered him in the possession of a migrant worker who was living in a middle eastern country not his own. He was keeping the tiny puppy in a...
    TampaPete TampaPete 36-40, M 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have always known I was adopted. I was adopted when I was 22 days old. I had a great adoptive family, but I'm still curious about my birth family. I know I have an older sister...
    Marseymo Marseymo 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    Humans will be the cause of our own extinction. Over population, I believe, will be the root cause, just think about it. Soon, all forests will be gone because we'll need more...
    MsFuzzWuzzOreoCat MsFuzzWuzzOreoCat 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    my main totem is a cat! but every person has three animal totems if you ask the universe to show you it will! by animals reappearing over and over!
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 days ago

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    I hate animal cruelty soooo much.I don't understand why anyone would hurt animals.When I get older I want to work to stop animal cruelty.It is something I have always wanted to do...
    Shireene92 Shireene92 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    The kinds of people who are actually okay with hurting animals aren't going to be happy-friendly-kind to people either. That kind of destructiveness is never limited to just...
    SilverSearching SilverSearching 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    that is where I got my puppy ofsa great people.
    michelleplus1 michelleplus1 56-60, M 4 days ago

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    My name is Sebastian, I am a 16y kid from Europe and I live together with 2 alcoholic parents. It affects me very much and they don't give me the support I need. Now I'm in high...
    Sebastian10 Sebastian10 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    My name is Sebastian, I am a 16y kid from Europe and I live together with 2 alcoholic parents. It affects me very much and they don't give me the support I need. Now I'm in high...
    Sebastian10 Sebastian10 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    The few times that I haven't helped still haunt me. Once when I was in college I hit a cat with my car in the middle of the night and I didn't stop to see if it lived. I was sure...
    kitkat0216 kitkat0216 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    It was November 26 1989 it was a Sunday around at 10:01 am my mother gave birth to me she was only 16 years old and still to young to have a baby but she didn't make any good...
    Jolietillinois Jolietillinois 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    animals are the only beings that are pure of heart... humans are so curupt. I don't trust them all they do is use and hurt people and it sickens me. I will stick to nature and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    always have and always will. I have a soft spot for not only injured, but vulnerable animals too, and can't help but try to help them. I've taken in several caterpillars that would...
    nicolieflowergirlie nicolieflowergirlie 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I was adopted at a very young age and had visitation till I was six but I barely remember them. I have some older siblings and a younger sister but have never met them.
    SeanDR SeanDR 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Wolves are beautiful, wonderful animals. They really pose no threat to us. We are far more of a threat to them. If you see a wolf, don't kill it. It won't do anything. I mean, is...
    Wolflover1999 Wolflover1999 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    If I see a turtle crossing the street, I help it out. Sure, I may be blocking traffic, but I really don't care. I know how some people are. They love running over animals, and I...
    TheQuirkyQuasar TheQuirkyQuasar 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I remember my first foster home n second i was abused, one time ill never forget i was forced to eat my own throw up. I remember i wanted my brothers to save me so bad. When i was...
    theresajanelle theresajanelle 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I was takin from my home at 4 and in two horrible foster homes then i was adopted at age 6/7 and my sister was adopted with me, i have 9 brothers and 3 sisters. My birth dad died...
    theresajanelle theresajanelle 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I've been sick a bit the last few weeks and one of my cats, Frank Sinatra, has been watching over me. Today I began feeling pretty crummy again and he got in bed with me and just...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I love stuffed animals I collect them . Over the years I've collected about a dozen bears, several dogs, a moose a few monkeys and several bean babies in various sizes .
    crazyram45 crazyram45 22-25, M Aug 26

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    I wish i could have a cottage by a lake and no one else would be there and i could go there when ever i wanted to not to mention about all the animals that would live their and...
    AnythingButLucky AnythingButLucky 13-15, F Aug 25

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    I feel like i understand animals and they seem to know how i feel too!!!!!!
    AnythingButLucky AnythingButLucky 13-15, F Aug 25

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    I care about all animals even with bugs, arachnids, and insects, with few exceptions, I carefully remove them from the area. To all I wish them safe travels to the afterlife. When...
    Spidey0 Spidey0 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 25

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    I think rodeos are just cruel. I think it's one of the most obvious examples of using (and abusing) animals purely for human entertainment and I don't agree with that at all.
    SavannahAnsley SavannahAnsley 41-45, F 10 Responses Aug 24

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    Those parents who adopt kids are really to be admired. It is not easy to deal with the rude remarks some people make about them. The real difficult part comes when they tell their...
    vlhll vlhll 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 23

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    Animals are spiritual messengers! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hsl_5NVp-gk&feature=youtube_gdata_player
    Jhayne8 Jhayne8 31-35, F Aug 22

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    My Boyfriend told me we had enough pets. Then I brought home feral kitten that was "too wild" to be adopted. He's a house cat now. He told me, "Seriously, no more animals." I...
    DrLizzyFreud DrLizzyFreud 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    Yes indeed, I believe that animals are great! Especially wolves and other canines, hence the name Wolflover. If you aren't fond of animals, but want to change that, message me for...
    Wolflover1999 Wolflover1999 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 22

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    When I was 8, my dad took me to the pet store when there was a special event where animals from the shelter were there. I knew I wanted a kitten, so we looked at all the cute cats...
    hiddenkitty hiddenkitty 18-21, F Aug 18

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    Every day, every minute, every second. There's an animal who's calling for help. More than 1.13 million animals are being killed each year of abuse, starving, etc... Many people...
    Jgummy123 Jgummy123 13-15, F Aug 18

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    I love you mum..............
    D0ge D0ge 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    Humans are animals and humans have feelings.
    Savannahmayk Savannahmayk 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    I love it when she calls me mommy.
    Chrissiwho1989 Chrissiwho1989 26-30 Aug 16

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    I like animals, especially pork or beef
    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 14

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