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I Adopt And Rescue Animals

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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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    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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    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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    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    I got adopted at the age 4 I love my family
    TimmyABDL TimmyABDL 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    I sometimes think animals are smarter than humans, they certainly seem more at peace with themselves, they know what they want and what to do. I love to watch wildlife...
    Caitlyn9247 Caitlyn9247 22-25, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I love animals more than anything besides my husband. I would never give any of them up!
    babysoph babysoph 31-35, F 2 hrs ago

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    My family and I have adopted a rescue dog last year. Her name is Mocha, she is a pit. What makes her even cuter is that she is the color of the drink Mocha, she is brown, white and...
    DML2451 DML2451 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Well...this might sounds funny and sarcastic but it's not.. really? I saved an ant once.. from drowning.. I was washing my head, and I noticed the poor ant tries to avoid the water...
    FazyH FazyH 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Angels can show up in physical form, such as a stray animal who becomes a life-changing beloved pet, or a helpful stranger who suddenly appears and then disappears without a trace...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 Apr 9

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    GOOD UPDATE- LILLY IS SAFE!!! THANK YOU TO THE RESCUE COMMUNITY WHO MADE IT ALL HAPPEN!! WE NEED A RESCUE TO STEP UP FOR THIS POOR BEAUTIFUL YELLOW LAB LILLY THAT WAS BROUGHT...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 1 Response Apr 9

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    My two cents on animals through an essay I wrote for class: Title: The Duty of Life It is generally accepted that killing another human being is worse than killing a...
    BSAeagle60 BSAeagle60 18-21, M Mar 30

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    I was adopted I believe at less than 2 months old. My adoptive parents adopted my cousin from my biological mothers sister..(if that makes sense) so my younger "brother" is...
    jpm34 jpm34 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    hello everyone! I was adopted at 13 along with my younger brother at 11. We were lucky and got the most amazing adoptive family. They love us no matter what and would do anything...
    tellmeyourstory tellmeyourstory 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    I will not be revealing me actual birth country or city due to personal reason, in case anyone from school reads. So lets just say I was born in a totally random country like...
    taytay1401 taytay1401 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    First of all I understand that having kids (biological or adopted) is a huge commitment and I wouldn't have them unless I was 100% sure I could take care of them. When that time...
    PinkChocolate00 PinkChocolate00 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I was adopted so you could imagine myself wanting to adopted. More so the reason being is I was adopted and have seen the positive effects of others adopting for their own reasons...
    DML2451 DML2451 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I have adopted three boys and I have three boys of my own. I admire others who have adopted kids of their own. It is such a blessing to be a parent the natural or adoption way...
    maryannelamb maryannelamb 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    I'd LOVE to adopt. More so the reason being is I was adopted and have seen the positive effects of others adopting for their own reasons.
    DML2451 DML2451 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    someday I do really want to adopt a child, if only I have stable job right now I would really adopt,, kids give joy to my heart they just so amazing on their own way. even if...
    mcindygrace mcindygrace 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I was adopted at birth by a wonderful Christian family. Now that I understand what it means to be adopted, I feel lost and like in drifting away. I'm looking for someone else to...
    footballguy75 footballguy75 13-15, M 3 Responses Apr 1

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    This is sofie we got her from a rescue she was probably abused and in a puppy mill she was found on the streets bc her old owner a banded her now she lives a happy (and spoiled...
    deadgirlcutter deadgirlcutter 18-21, F Apr 3

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    THIS IS WHAT WE IN RESCUE FACE EVERY DAY- THIS DOG IS JUST A SPEC OF SAND ON AN ENDLESS BEACH OF MISERY- THIS IS WHAT GOES ON EVERY DAY IN OUR SHELTER SYSTEMS- DOES ANYONE REALLY...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 1 Response Apr 9

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    I AM HELPING A RURAL SHELTER IN WEST VIRGINIA- THEY ARE BEYOND CAPACITY AND HAVE BEEN TRYING TO BECOME NO KILL- THIS IS A GASSING FACILITY AND USED TO EUTHANIZE WEEKLY LIKE ALL...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 2 Responses Apr 9

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    My church takes the instructions in the bible to care for widows and orphans very important. Many our families have adopted children. Also if something happens and children of a...
    southernlady32 southernlady32 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 9

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    I have two rescued pets, a dog and cat. My dog Molly is 12 years old now and so sweet and loving. My cat Drew (Shelter had already named him so we just kept it.) is about 3 years...
    Shyness03 Shyness03 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    So long story short I grew up with an abusive parent so I want to give something back by making an orphan's life as awful as possible. He shall eat his dinner every night without...
    Gingerfilliun Gingerfilliun 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    My birth Mum had 2 boys then had me and gave me up for adoption at birth cos apparently I wasn't a boy and my gran hated girls!! 18 years later I found her with another daughter...
    madlisatom madlisatom 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    I once adopted a pet. A couple of years ago, I adopted a beautiful little russian hamster, a winter white. She was my first hamster, her name was Wiw and I loved her. She loved me...
    OKPunk OKPunk 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Actually I have rescued many cats. I can't help but to bring them home. They come up to me a beg for lovens, which always pulls on my heart strings. I find my heart momentarily...
    Orchidspetals Orchidspetals 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I seriously hate animals so much. I don't understand why people like them. They're expensive and they smell. They're dumb as **** and irritating. Are they're any straight guys or...
    ButterflyBandage ButterflyBandage 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I love animals so much! I am one of those people that goes out of her way to say hello to every animal I meet. I work with Newfoundlands (dogs) and 3 cats, plus at home I currently...
    WalkAwayFromTheSun WalkAwayFromTheSun 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    I believe animals have souls just like humans. So I treat animals with love and respect as they are valuable and creatures just like us humans.
    FrankK70 FrankK70 41-45, M 5 Responses Apr 1

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    Don't get me wrong, I'm one of the most manly men ever, but when those animal abuse commercials come on I cry so hard. Animals deserve to be treated well too, I love animals. So...
    Daivancey Daivancey 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    I loved all my animals I have had over the years but wont get anymore that are going to die or get sick etc I just cant handle it . I do love animals over some humans because they...
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M 4 Responses Apr 6

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    The indifference, callousness, and contempt that so many people exhibit toward animals is evil first because it results in great suffering towards animals, and second because it...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 13

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    I'm adopted. My new family is alright, their nice. I don't really talk to many of them other than my new brother. He is the only one I feel truly cares for me. He is always there...
    Kayla2oo1 Kayla2oo1 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    I have a family member who adopted three children from an overseas country. The children are all well and their ages are1,3, and 5. Two boys and a girl are the make up of the...
    americanfemaleonvacation americanfemaleonvacation 36-40, F Apr 9

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    In August 1960, three months after I was born, I was adopted by a very rich oil family living in Dallas, Texas. My father was an oil rig superintendent. He always made enough...
    oldernudistfemale oldernudistfemale 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    I was born in Moscow Russia on April 5 2004 and My birth parents were to poor to take care of me I got sent to a baby house where they could take care of me. I had a good 1 year...
    peterlane peterlane 36-40, M 3 Responses Apr 13

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    I really do want too. I think it's amazing to adopt a child who needs a home.
    Madimac Madimac 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 13

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