I Beg of You to Please Adopt Shelter Pets

Rescue and Adopt from Shelters and Rescue Groups 168 People

    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 23, 2008

    I Would

    I will adopt a shelter pet when I have my own home. Right now, my family members are not really pet lovers. Some have asthma, while others just don't like them. I've always dreamed of having my own house with a big outside space where adopted pets can roam around.
    anschel anschel
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 5, 2009

    I Am a Member of a Resciue Group

        Thank you for sharing your stories. Its wonderful to know people feel the same way I do and are willing to make a difference. I've been a member of a horse rescue group for seven yrs now.All but six of horses are rescues and we have everything from Percherons...
    betchaboots betchaboots
    41-45, F
    Jan 8, 2009

    Angels

    As I sit here, sobbing while watching the ASPCA commercial with Sarah McLachlan, camera showing caged dogs and cats, homeless animals, animals that have been abused and mistreated, I can't beg of you all enough to PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE adopt...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten
    31-35, F
    11 Responses Nov 23, 2008

    Six Is Enough!

    Currently we have six dogs in the house; all rescued. They are all house broken and behave very well, but the average weight is over 50 pounds and they are all needy.I agree, I am very glad we have rescued pets, but know when to say when. It is hard to return all the love they...
    climber1 climber1
    66-70, M
    3 Responses Nov 16, 2012

    They Need Love More

    I will gladly sacrifice my silly desire to own a purebred in order to save a mutt from euthanization. If you MUST own a purebred, there are lots of organizations that rescue certain pure breeds- that is far more noble that funding puppy mills or corrupt breeders.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    Apr 11, 2010

    Please don't make me beg,

    but it does help save a life, and sometimes, in return they save your life too. :)
    1niceguy4u 1niceguy4u
    51-55, M
    1 Response Nov 6, 2015

    I am the owner of these 2 lovely cats.

    But I'm finding myself not being able to take care of them since my baby was born 6 months ago. My baby is a high needs baby, needs my attention all day and takes 30 minute naps, so little time for me. I dont have the time for my 2 cats and a dog and cook dinner and clean, etc...
    cathypaola cathypaola
    26-30, F
    Oct 29, 2015

    My Brother'S Dogs

    My brother's Border Collie had passed away and he was depressed. I told him to check out the Anti-Cruelty downtown and "get a baby that needs you". I went with him, because I was going to pay the adoption fee as a birthday present for him. We came home with a beautiful 3 month...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine
    61-65, F
    Apr 14, 2013

    Dont Buy

    I say this too.  Adopt from shelters stop supporting people breeding for money until we get the pet population in control. I'd love a Siamese but haven't got one because there are far more cats in need than one breed specifically for me.  
    shuttermagic shuttermagic
    36-40, F
    1 Response Feb 5, 2009

    Please!

    If you are thinking about getting an animal PLEASE get one from a shelter. There are thousands of animals dying every day dying because there is no room for them in shelters. These animals are otherwise healthy (for the most part) but because of over crowding they are euthanized...
    rickstauc1 rickstauc1
    22-25, F
    Jan 12, 2011

    I'll Take Them All!

    My story's the same as anschel's really. The few times I've been to a rescue place, like the RSPCA (actually I think I've only been to RSPCA rehoming centres) I always get such an urge to take every single one of those poor creatures home with me. Every last one. And I would if...
    UnseenBlossom UnseenBlossom
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 5, 2009

    Adorable Pomeranian Puppies For Adoption call

    me +1 202 688 7368 if interested thanks
    nyikob nyikob
    26-30, M
    Dec 17, 2014

    The Least We Can Do For Unconditional Love!

    I have never entertained the notion of purchasing a pet from a breeder or pet store.  Here in the deep south, I have seen the results of puppy mills and the general disregard for animals. It saddens me to think that people can be so callused and devoid of any innate humanity...
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Jan 1, 2009

    I Support No Kill Shelters

      There aren't enough no kill shelters.  It's  very expensive . People believe they are dropping a dog or cat off to get a home , in a neighborhood shelter. Be careful..please ask. Most aren't no kill.    Ask and realize the animal has just...
    wiseowl wiseowl
    61-65, F
    9 Responses Apr 11, 2010

    Those Eyes

    That sad hopeful look that says, "Please, pick me. "  It tears me apart.  I want to take all of them home with me, but know I can't. 
    ShatteredSilk ShatteredSilk
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Nov 23, 2008

    Please

        i beg of you to please adobt shelter  pets . please they are so cute and need a home . please save them from a  trip to the death table .
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 5, 2009

    ...love Is The Answer, And It Comes With Duty And Work!!!

        BE GOOD TO OUR EARTH     BE GOOD TO EVERY PERSON SEEK THE INDIVIDUAL's GOOD WILL and DO NOT DO NOT TOLERATE THOSE VICTIMIZING OTHER LIVES!!! DO NOT!!!     That does INCLUDE... PROTECT OUR CREATURES AND TOO THEIR HABITATS...
    Demigiozia Demigiozia
    70+
    Apr 12, 2010

    Adorable Pomeranian Puppies For Adoption call

    me +1 202 688 7368 if interested thanks
    nyikob nyikob
    26-30, M
    Dec 17, 2014

    They Make The Best Pets

    I have a cat who I adopted from the pound, and she just loves me absolutely. I'm pretty sure that like most pound rescuees, she's aware from where I've taken her and really appreciates me for giving her a much better life. There is no question who she belongs to.But then, I've...
    RGFox RGFox
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 28, 2011

    He Was The One

    He was the one who was hard to please but even though he was like that i still pursue my feelings to him... he was the one who made me laugh he was the one who made me smile he was the one who made me cry he was the one who sometimes hates me but always love me he was the one who...
    tatlongbugok tatlongbugok
    18-21, F
    Jan 8, 2012
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