I Cry When I Go to Animal Shelters

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    Animal Shelters

    I remember when I was around 10 years old my grandmother had this huge white dog. He was the sweetest thing. He was gentle and loving. One day my cousin pulled the leash andhe got so mad that he attacked my sister. He ripped off 2 buttons from her shirt and thats it. (Thankfully...
    dreamer234 dreamer234
    26-30, F
    18 Responses Jul 30, 2009

    Instead Of Crying...Adopt, Save A Life!

    I hear you! I feel the same way whenever I go anywhere there are crying cats& dogs! So you know what ? I volunteered at a shelter! I also adopted 4 dogs that were set to be put down. So many people feel bad about this or that . Wouldn't be great if we could DO something about it...
    Shewolfiie69 Shewolfiie69
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Feb 9, 2013

    UNBEARABLE and Entirely Avoidable

    Since WE domesticated cats and other companion animals, WE bear the collective responsibility for their wellbeing, their care, and their safety.  It is beyond shameful that MILLIONS of loving, healthy, beautiful cats (and other companion animals -- I happen to love cats...
    jmuhjacat jmuhjacat
    1 Response Jul 12, 2009

    It Hurts Me Deeply

      To see cats in cages. To see dogs in tiny little compartments, to see them looking at me almost begging me to love them & take them from this strange place they're in. If I could, I would adopt every animal at my local shelter. My love for them all knows no bounds...
    deleted deleted
    7 Responses Jul 12, 2009

    Animal Shelter

    i went with my family and was crying to tears and everyone around me saw it happen.
    hannahmiriam hannahmiriam
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Aug 6, 2010

    No Tears

    I don't cry but i can see how someone would..
    Arorin Arorin
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Feb 26, 2010

    Animal Control

    Its sad the things that people do to there animals and have no love or respect for them. I have heard a lot of glenview animal control stories that were so sad its almost seems to bad to be true. I always love going to animal shelters and looking at the animals and giving them a...
    jessesToons jessesToons
    31-35, F
    Dec 19, 2012

    Just Did

    Cry, I mean. Today, Sunday morning walk with my dog. I had the last 100kn (kn is Croatian currency), left from my last paycheck, in my pocket. It will be awhile till I manage to find another job somewhere. Jobs are hard to find here. They usually hire you seasonally, for a month...
    Godess4Fun Godess4Fun
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jun 10, 2012
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