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I Adopt And Rescue Animals

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    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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    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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    I love helping creatures! the moment when I see an animal or bug need help, I'm always free to help! any kind of animal! even if they're dangerous! dangerous animals? you say. well...
    shadowhunter221 shadowhunter221 13-15, M 42 mins ago

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    I want to share a link for those who want to make a difference for the most misunderstood and abused breed of dog, The AMERICAN PIT BULL TERRIER-The American Pit Bull Terrier is...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 46-50, F Oct 20

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    Not so sure about pets unless they have been rescued though. Arrr I would love to rescue some animals and give them a loving home
    LifeOfARoseCat LifeOfARoseCat 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    I absolutely love animals. They make me so happy and idk what I'd do without them! I have 3 kitties that I adore. All 3 are rescued Anyone else love animals?
    JustDevy JustDevy 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 1

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    In June I finish my classes and can finally start my career. I went to the pound the other day with my friend Jessica. It bothered me how many innocent animals were there caged in...
    rjschuler rjschuler 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 8

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    I've been thinking a lot and I really want to open up my own pet rescue so many animals that need to be saved I recently lost my baby and I think this is the push I needed in the...
    muffinpowers muffinpowers 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 3

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    This happened in 2011 so about 3 years ago. My dad, my sister and I lived together in an apartment. We had two GORGEOUS dogs (one white, one black) and a cat. The black one was...
    Marries Marries 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 2

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    a lot of them are just really sweet animals and a lot of them'.a loving home to call their own Plus i think they need a second chance at a good life
    1carolyn1 1carolyn1 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 16

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    "I looked at all the caged animals in the shelter...the cast-offs of human society. I saw in their eyes love and hope, fear and dread, sadness and betrayal. And I was angry. "God...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 46-50, F Oct 18

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    "Some people wonder why we help animals in need. We don't understand why they wonder" - Unknown
    rescueme99 rescueme99 46-50, F Oct 18

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    Bottom line humans suck, animals are far more intelligent and honest with their own species. Humans are cruel, power hungry, and bloodthirsty. Animals only fight for survival...
    AllThePrettyHorses AllThePrettyHorses 41-45, F Oct 14

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    XD abscond my friend what the title says is a lie , i don't like animals 💀 I love meat ! My favorite animal has to be a pig cause I'm a huge fan of pork 😍 just tbh even...
    turntechbiology turntechbiology 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I Am An Animal Rescuer. I have patted a mangy head with a bare hand. I have hugged the vicious and afraid. I have fallen in love a thousand times. My work is never done, my...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 46-50, F 4 Responses Oct 3

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    Sometimes well all need someone to rescue us. 
    BeautifulAddiction49 BeautifulAddiction49 46-50, F Oct 17

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    "We find beauty in the most incomprehensible places and the otherwise homely faces. It is our gift to see beyond the dirt, terror, sadness, and defeat and find the true soul that...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 46-50, F Oct 18

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    I was adopted by a Chinese couple whom I share the same ethnicity with since I was 6 months old. My childhood was filled with happy memories and I couldn't be more blessed and...
    notyouraveragegirl94 notyouraveragegirl94 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My mom adopted my sister and I when we was born it was for the Better my mom is the cousin of my birth mom who been in prison for 15 years now our dad no one really knows who he is...
    Twincrue Twincrue 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    My mother had a one night stand and got pregnant. When I was two she left me with my aunt who raised me as her own until she died. (I was nine). I was put into care but luckily...
    AnnieJF AnnieJF 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Animals seem to know better than us how to live a happy life. They live in the moment. Not worrying or stressing about life, how the bills will get paid, whether they're good...
    jaimstar jaimstar 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 15

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    I adore animals. They make for the best companions. Always there, always loving. Ah... Especially dogs. But I love most baby animals too. Furry is my go to. I decided that I was...
    Qwert143 Qwert143 22-25 Oct 21

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    The Hunter should not be the hunted. Carnivores and other hunters should not be hunted as game. Only the quick to multiply prey animals should be hunted: rabbit, deer, quail, and...
    AkiliRose AkiliRose 18-21, F Oct 22

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    I was adopted at 4 by my aunt and uncle. Both of my birth parents were to mentally ill to care for me. My aunts daughter had children, and I've always felt like she has loved them...
    mcobb0908 mcobb0908 18-21, F Oct 2

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    Not anytime soon but someday my wife and I would love to adopt.
    lesbianjen lesbianjen 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    Any adoptee adults in London?
    Gaiauk Gaiauk 31-35, F Oct 10

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    I am adopted. I had to let it out sometime.
    TheDyingButterfly TheDyingButterfly 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 20

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    I am too young to start a family of my own right now and not yet prepared, but I would love to become a foster parent or adopt a set of siblings one day!:) along with my own...
    Izy96 Izy96 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 22

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    -- I was 15 years old, I couldn't look after myself, never mind a child -- Hi, my name is Kelsea-Marie, I am 35 years old, years ago I gave up a baby girl. I was 15 years old...
    kelseamarie kelseamarie 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 22

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    I only found out a few years ago. They adopted me as a newborn because they were unable to have children of their own. They are very good Christian parents and I know they love me...
    doodlebug224 doodlebug224 13-15, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    My real parents died in a fire and my dad created the fire. I was 4 years old and living in japan. When I was walking downstairs to get a glass of water I saw my dad slapping my...
    ImVeryHot ImVeryHot 18-21, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    I know that sounds so cruel, but I cannot handle him or his behavior anymore. He's rude, disgusting, and can be emotionally and physically abusive. It's not so much myself who I...
    whalewars234 whalewars234 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I have adopted three dogs from the street, and o accepted to have my cousin's toy poodle because she was too expensive to take care of. When i see an injured or hungry doggie, i...
    LiLkoala LiLkoala 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Sooo cute!! I love animals!
    PanicDream PanicDream 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 5

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    I'm actually laughing at the dog people who think cats are stupid/dumb/egoistic/narcisstic. -- I have a cat myself and i think it's safe to say that they may be even MORE...
    MilotheCat MilotheCat 13-15, M 3 Responses Oct 9

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    wild animals should be left alone in the wild and not interfered with or hunted. They have as much right to live as we do
    sarahunknown sarahunknown 22-25, F Oct 15

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    Wild animals have as much right to live as we do and should be left alone and not hunted
    sarahunknown sarahunknown 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 15

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    I love animals but I'm not against hunting! Please take the time to watch this YouTube video on how a few wolves changed the landscape and the flow of the rivers, in Yellowstone...
    Jpfunjunky Jpfunjunky 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 15

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    I love my cats! Okay! I go outside whenever I can and I hang out with all the cute kitties! I just always had a fondness to cats even though I like animals in general, cats were...
    4NeonFun 4NeonFun 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 20

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    I love animals but my favourite is dogs. I love how loyal and understanding they are. I don't know what I would do on a world without dogs. They are so cute!!!!!
    AngelPets101 AngelPets101 13-15, F Oct 20

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    But I hate pets, I feel the whole idea of it is unnatural. I'm fascinated by animals and have a lot of respect for them, however I've never felt the urge to 'own' one. Why keep...
    Jwillis2181 Jwillis2181 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 21

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    I am the Beast Master. So, it seems. All throughout my life up to date. Animals have been attracted to me. At this point in my life. I live in a wooden cabin house along with my...
    muddygoat muddygoat 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm 28 and still collect and sleep with stuffed animals; I love them.
    drunkiebird drunkiebird 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I love making squeaky baby voices for animals as if they were speaking. The squeakier the better. They love it!
    clamthatjams clamthatjams 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I love stuffed animals. I have like more than twenty of them. I still got my very first, and I'm in high school. I name them and give them birthdays. I know they're every name.
    Ranran123 Ranran123 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    Dogs are notorious for hope. . . Every morning, in dog pounds all over America, hundreds of dogs awake to their last day with gladness in their hearts.
    rescueme99 rescueme99 46-50, F Oct 18