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I Am a Bleeding Heart For Animals

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    PLEASE Spay Or Neuter Your Pets

    I must say that I posted this on a comment to a previous story.  However, I thought it might need to be posted as a story.  I live in Tulsa, Oklahoma and the animal shelter (the POUND) puts over 13,000 dogs and cats down every year.  I'm a fanatic about neutering...
    Tulsigirl Tulsigirl 61-65, F 3 Responses Jun 30, 2008

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    Suzie

    i have a fox terrier called suzie. i got her from the pound a few years ago. she is black & white. she is the love of my life. she has only one eye. before i got her she had her eye removed. she has ajusted really well with one eye. she loves going for walks to the local shop...
    marsbar045 marsbar045 51-55 Oct 2, 2011

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    Follow Me Please!

    I have created a new twitter account called Cat_Interest Please follow and help it grow!! Make sure you view tweets from "all" when searching, or the page will not show up, it is still too new! Or you can just visit https://twitter.com/Cat_Interest Thanks guys!
    LonelyKitie LonelyKitie 22-25, F Apr 30, 2013

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    It's Official...i Am a New Mommy, a Pet Foster Mom, That Is!!!

    Hey all you animal lovers! I just wanted to let you guys know that I am no longer a pending pet foster parent!  I received "Hardy" aka the Menace (as the other volunteers say).  He is great but a li'l on the disobedient side.  I am going to work with him...
    madambttrfly madambttrfly 31-35, F Oct 9, 2007

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    Feral Chickens In The City

    I live in the city on a block of row houses.  There are about 6 or 8 chickens that live in the grassy lot across from me. Although the neighbors feed them and so do I sometimes.. I don't think they have adequate shelter. The aspca tried to catch them but couldn't or didn't try...
    Zombina Zombina 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 26, 2011

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    New Rescue

    We saved a 3 year old Sheltie yesterday.  His name is Shadow.  He is the most beautiful dog...very sweet.  But he has been very mistreated.  He is scared to death of JD (all men) and is very timid even with me and my daughter.  I think he was hit with his...
    Lexus Lexus 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 27, 2007

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    Loyal Friends

    I sometimes get a funny look when I say this, but I'll say it again anyway: I like animals better than people.They are loyal to the end if you treat them with respect, they never attack needlessly, and they never stab you in the back or tell your secrets or betray you. They love...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Oct 28, 2011

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    Dog Love

    I was just about to log off the computer this morning when I came across this article on Salon.com This is a book I know I have to read.    "The Dog Who Couldn't Stop Loving,"  by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson. In this quote from the article, Masson explains his...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy 51-55, F 3 Responses Oct 10, 2010

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    Must See For Animal Lovers

    I'll write a proper story for this community soon, for animals are very dear to my heart. However, I just came across this and need to share. It made me a little teary-eyed. So what if I'm a hopeless animal lover? It's short and sweet, and every bit worth clicking on! http...
    wonderlust wonderlust 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 19, 2007

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    Sad Tale

    JD's dog...a adoreable clumsy English Sheep dog...passed away today.  We burried next to our cat who had died about 6 years ago.  Will see about getting a monument for him on Monday. He was 13 years old and we arent sure what happened.  perhaps a snake bite...
    Lexus Lexus 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 19, 2007

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    I Am a Pending Pet Foster Parent

    Your help is needed!!! Sign a petition to help a rescue get a facility built by ABC's Extreme Homemakeover.  Read the story on www.petrescuebyjudy.com . If you want information on becoming a pet foster parent, please checkout www.RescueGroups.org locate a rescue near...
    madambttrfly madambttrfly 31-35, F Sep 25, 2007

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    We had to put out the electronic trap

    for a mouse. I swore I would let my husband check it, but I had to know the next morning. Stupid me. :'(I wish I had put a little peanut butter in the entrance so it could have at least had one last taste. I hope it grabbed some before it died. :'(
    catlover47 catlover47 46-50, F Dec 29, 2013

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    For The Love Of Animals

    I have had pets - dogs, cats, squirrels, parrots, sparrows . . . in my younger days and could see, understand and share their joys and sorrows, which weren't any different from our own. It was perhaps, these experiences stored away in some obscure corner of the mind all this...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 21, 2009

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    animals are my life.....not in...

    animals are my life.....not insect eek....but everything else...cats dogs tigers elephants etc.....i d protect them all from vicious animal killers
    jetblackcat jetblackcat 21-25, F Sep 25, 2007

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    OH My Goood!

    My friends keep making fun of me cause always when a dog walks past me I go like "OH MY GOOOOD! It's SOOOOO cute! I wanna have it! I wanna cuddle with it! I want just the same when I'm old..." :D And always when I zap around the tv-programmes I get stuck watching some...
    GothGrrrl GothGrrrl 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14, 2007

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    It's My Belief

    Someone has to give their voice for those with none.  That's why I feel so deeply about animal causes.  They don't get heard without a little help, and they need help!
    debmichelle debmichelle 36-40 Jun 29, 2008

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    The Sparrow

    My husband walked in the door after getting Wendy's for dinner and announced: "There is a small bird flapping around on the ground in the parking lot." That's how it started. He had put the bird in the entrance way of the next building. It was in January and below zero...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 13, 2009

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    It's Official...i Am a New Mommy, a Foster Mom, That Is!!!

    Hey all you animal lovers! I just wanted to let you guys know that I am no longer a pending pet foster parent!  I received "Hardy" aka the Menace (as the other volunteers say).  He is great but a li'l on the disobedient side.  I am going to work with him...
    madambttrfly madambttrfly 31-35, F Oct 9, 2007

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    Refuge

    It doesn't matter what kind of animal, my heart goes out to them all. If I see a stray, I pick it up. There has been times, for some strange reason, they find me. The homeless critters know I will do no harm to them. Instant trust, I see it in their eyes. My home will always be...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 7 Responses Jan 23, 2013

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    Animal Lover

    I think I have been an animal lover since the day I was born.  When I was in high school I always wanted to be a vet but I struggled with my grades so I knew that would not work.  Now I know I could not work in a vet office because I would not be able to put an...
    rondat rondat 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2007

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    My Daughter Found A Kitten Today

    She was out shopping with my friend and heard a kitten meowing under a bunch of shopping carts. It took a while to coax her out. When they did they saw she was dirty and covered in burrs. They took her home and washed and fed her. The kitten has that long fuzzy soft hair. Black...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 12, 2013

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    I Never Know What To Put For A Title!

    I've always been an animal rescuer, an animal advocate, whatever you want to call it.I volunteer for a local animal association and volunteer one morning a week to help out. I get up at 4 in the morning on Saturday and go clean out the animals cages, give them fresh food, water...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 25, 2011

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    I Hate To Lv Animals, Esp Cute(cool) Cats.

    It really make me peaceful just by lookingat their cute and innoncent eyes.Exaggeratively speaking, sometimes I prefer animals to human.
    lillian262010 lillian262010 22-25, F Jan 19, 2011

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    Family

    I consider my pets Family. I  Have 4 Pets and I wish that I could Afford more. My Heart goes out to the animals are abused and mistreated. I think there should more strict Laws on animal abuse
    countryboy52 countryboy52 26-30, M Jun 15, 2008

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    My Mini Zoo

    The puppy/kitty eyes get me every time. I can't stay angry at my pets if they so something wrong. I have five dogs, five cats, a bird and a fish that aren't very well behaved but I love 'em anyway.
    yuuutsu yuuutsu 18-21, F Sep 19, 2007

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    Totally.

    I just love animals so much.  Especially cats.  I have 6 and love each and every one like crazy.  And there's these two strays who always come around and I can't help but feed them and pet them.  Meanwhile the rest of my family stays away and tells me I need...
    Jaggie Jaggie 22-25 Oct 9, 2007

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    Love!

    Animals are probably the best creatures on this earth.  They don't create war, or plagues, or intolerance of others.  They are...just awesome, haha.
    LiquidFire89 LiquidFire89 18-21, F Jul 14, 2007

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    I Have Helped Many

    when i can,i will stop and get dogs and cats people abandon at the dump.i will take them to a vet to get checked on and nurse them back to health.and i find homes for them.but i do have four that i have ended up keeping.i wished people were not so cruel to these animals
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 Feb 23, 2011

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    Interested In Many Things Except For Interntet

    In the first place I am funny, but quite reserved, not conservative.]Basically I am interested many interesting stuff, especially comedy.However, personally speakingthe things concerned with PC or internet are really bothersome.No offense to such great inventions such as...
    lillian262010 lillian262010 22-25, F Jan 19, 2011

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    A Cat Got Shot And Beat And No One Is Doing Anything I Need Help

    A few days ago a neighbor shot one of the stray cats that I was feeding. After being shot the guy came over to her and started kicking the crap out of her trying to kill her. My father went outside because the neighbor was in our front yard. My father saw that the cat was shot...
    HildeGirl HildeGirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 5, 2011

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    I Love Animals More Than People!

    A AM A BLEEDING HEART FOR ANIMALS.  They love you UNCONDITIONALLY.  THEY ARE ALWAYS HAPPY TO SEE YOU.  YOU CAN DEPEND ON THEM TO BE THERE FOR YOU.  PEOPLE ARE not always dependable.  I LOVE MY SPOILED cat. 
    csan csan 61-65, F 1 Response Aug 8, 2007

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    All Animals Should Be Treat...

    All animals should be treated with recpeted like we would treat humans! the are a life, just like us! they are gods creations, just like us!(if you are a believer) its mean and hurtful some of the stuff that happens to animals, we wouldn't like it if it happened to us so why...
    LittleLostQueen LittleLostQueen 18-21, F Sep 25, 2007

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    My Cat Is More Loving Thatn My Family.

    I love my cat...she is loyal, plays with me ALWAYS LOVES ME! My family make sure I'm hurt every time I'm around them....I try to stay away from them because I am happier! Christmas has just confirmed that I might as well think of them as dead...My Father and son and I get along...
    csan csan 61-65, F Dec 26, 2007

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    I Can't Help It

    its impossible to say no. my mum always let me bring home strays, as long as i found it a home when it was well fed, healthy and didn't need help anymore. we were a halfway house for pets. until she died. i still love pets, but my dad doesn't have any. not even ONE. i went from...
    princesspagan princesspagan 16-18, F Oct 24, 2007

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    Animal Lover

    i do small dog rescues just found a wonderful home for a tiny chiuhauha who was dumped like trash.would love to rescue all types of animals but only have a small place and i try and get donations .but would love to own a small farm and do more rescues.
    canyahelp canyahelp 46-50, F Dec 27, 2009

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    Yes I Adopted My Doggy From Do...

    yes i adopted my doggy from doggy death row. I go to petshops or pounds and want to adopt them all.
    irishwannabeky irishwannabeky 26-30, F Sep 25, 2007

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