I Hate It When People Don't Take Care of Their Pets

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    my cousin has a 6 month old Labrador/pit bull

    mix and he's so cute he's follows me around lays at my feet, lays in my lap, he's chubby and adorable and loves to cuddle, but I believe my cousin got him just to show off to people but behind closed door she ignores him, if I don't feed him he won't eat, if I don't take him out...
    strangelybeautiful strangelybeautiful
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 26, 2015

    People love to post pics on instagram of their

    cute, loyal dog, but won't spend the money to take the poor thing to the vet. Disgusting.
    poorpets poorpets
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jan 1, 2014

    We've adopted two rescue dogs,

    both are the most loving dogs. I don't know if their loving nature is because of their previous homes and possible mistreatment or if they have always been that way, but I don't understand why they weren't loved and cared for before us.
    LookingForSoMuchMore LookingForSoMuchMore
    51-55, M
    2 Responses May 29, 2014

    Breaks my heart to see an animal

    that is not taken care of. If you don't want a dog as an indoor pet...don't get a dog. Where I live...the summers are hot...and the winters are cold...and each to the extreme that a pet should not be left outside. Seeing pictures on FB from our local humane society also pulls at...
    wowreally711 wowreally711
    31-35, M
    1 Response Sep 28, 2015

    I lived on a farm in Kentucky two summers ago,

    a thoroughbred horse farm that also had many dogs, cats and poultry. I thought it was going to be great and decided to help out and started getting bad vibes right away. The horses water troughs were filthy and leaked so they would run out of water often, the fields were...
    isftpoawawh isftpoawawh
    66-70, M
    1 Response Feb 27

    At my nans house, she has a beautiful German

    Shepard called huskey. For as long as I can remember he has lived outside. The grass is really overgrown, he never gets taken on walks and I can't do anything about it As I hardly see my nan.. Sad thing is she hAs two Yorkshire terriers who live in the house and get treated...
    crystalskys crystalskys
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 12, 2013

    All I'm saying is that

    if you don't take care of your pet,your dear beloved pet will mysteriously disappear. -whistles mysteriously away-
    17hugs 17hugs
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 28, 2014

    I Had To Call Animal Control...

    I have a chocolate lab and an old cat with its left eye missing who my son has affectionatly named 'Winky.' I rescued both my pets and have paid out the nose in vet bills, but I love them regardless. They ARE members of my family, (no matter how crazy that might seem to some...
    peachy12 peachy12
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jun 16, 2011

    I Stole My Neighbors' Puppy And Have It To Someone Who Loves It

    Yes stealing is wrong but so is locking up a puppy all day just because you don't want to take care of it. I'd walk by their house every day and hear her crying. One day she was let out unattended. I watched her for an hour outside hoping her owner would come get her eventually...
    SheWolf92 SheWolf92
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 15, 2012

    Reminders and requests

    for bird/parrot owners or those considering a pet bird. 1) It's a commitment- they live a very long time! 2) contrary to all the images, birds do not belong in cages most of the time. They need sufficient time out of the cage to stretch, play, interact. 3) they need and...
    soarabove soarabove
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Feb 9, 2014

    i was in tears when i saw this butiful dog it

    was a pomerainon and she was out on chain and the house was aboandon we took the dog she did not liv
    tgrakes tgrakes
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 13, 2014

    If You Can't Handle It, Don't Get One

    i've never understood people who become pet owners and then constantly complain about the work they have to do to take care of them. um, hel-lo?! what did they think, that they were getting an animal who could magically take care of itself? everyone needs to stop and really think...
    runnagirrl runnagirrl
    22-25, F
    18 Responses Jan 21, 2009

    My family cannot take care of themselves let

    alone their animals. I have one cat that I saved from a bad situation. My cat has honestly made my life so much easier it hurts me to imagine what would happen if I left him at home when I go to college. I need to get out of my house and I can't leave him with my family. My...
    shootdownthestars shootdownthestars
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 28

    I Do My Share

    My house both inside and out is filled with animals that someone else didn't want. I live out in the sticks so it's not a problem and I have plenty of room for them. Come on people, take a close look at your situation before you get a pet. Can you really take on the awesome...
    awhitedot awhitedot
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Dec 18, 2011

    The Unfortunate

    It's very disturbing and unfortunate to know why we do the things we do. I constantly see abandoned dogs that are left to wonder the streets by themselves in battle for survival. I've seen some smaller dogs almost come in contact with a vehicle in motion. The question that comes...
    Thegoodkid549 Thegoodkid549
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jun 4, 2013

    Why have a pet then??

    Same with kids...if you dont want them do not torture them with bad parenthood or being a bad pet owner.
    4biandu 4biandu
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 5, 2014

    Parents really need to be on the alert

    as to what your kids are seeing in Facebook. Here is an example of a Facebook page that is making the rounds throughout Facebook. It's called a crush video. Three teenage girls crush little puppies to death by stomping on them with their bare feet. My teenage boys cried when...
    dad4teens dad4teens
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Dec 25, 2013

    dont get a dog if ur not gonna discipline

    and train him. and Dont be surprised when he feels hes The alpha male. and dont be a neanderthal thinking training is beating your dog, u fuktard. y so lazy? talk to a vet, read a book. try some Ef-fort. otherwise, take him to the humane society. this is y ppl should have...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Aug 31, 2015

    I'm putting this statement/rant here

    for a reason. If you're reading this, make sure you read all the way through before commenting, I will try to make it as short as possible. I'm about fed up with people who shame others for not adopting pets, but instead buying them from breeders. These people blame breeders...
    Dereth Dereth
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 27

    It Makes Me Sick

    people that get pets when their are young cute and adorable but when they grow up the people lose interested and the pets are sent to the pound or worse
    wotaloser wotaloser
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jun 26, 2011

    It makes me wanna cry

    when i see animals who look sick and dirty :( you can really see the sadness in their eyes..
    carmz87 carmz87
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 3, 2014

    Don't Talk. Just Do What Must Be Done.

    Daisy sits in her unfenced yard with a chain attached to an overhead running line that lets her move over a lot of ground. She is alone day after day, all day long, every day. All neighbors thought badly of this situation. I talked to the owners and got permission to walk Daisy...
    Johnmil Johnmil
    66-70, M
    1 Response Oct 30, 2013

    I was in tears the other day

    when I saw how skinny the neighbor's 'pregnant' cat was. They didn't want her. They dropped her off blocks away and the cat keeps finding her way back. I had to take food to her. I could cry even now thinking about it. These neighbors are so evil! What can I do about it? I don't...
    KiannaJ KiannaJ
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jul 29, 2014

    My father's girlfriend brought a dog make all

    four of us a family(even though I don't like the b*tch). But after a few weeks of having the puppy, she didn't do anything to take care of her. My dad's gf complains how the dog would pee on the mat, but she literally doesn't put potty mats on the floor or take the dog for a...
    gorgeusgirlSky3 gorgeusgirlSky3
    2 Responses Nov 1, 2014

    My grandma's dog is very obese.

    She is constantly giving him treats all the time, and always asks everyone to give him treats as well, even though he really doesn't need them. She never punished him for anything, so he thinks it's ok to beg and growl at people. She also gets mad at the dog when he plays with...
    Kairisheartless Kairisheartless
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 31, 2014

    Pets Need Love, Too

    There are a lot of things I hate and people not taking care of their pets is one of them. It sickens me to see animals being treated like crap. I mean, how would someone like it if they were treated poorly? Just leave them without food, water and shelter and see how long they...
    ABittersweetTragedy ABittersweetTragedy
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 25, 2013

    I absolutely fall in love with every animal I

    come across, especially kitty cats *meow* When I was about 19, I lived in this small town and the people that lived across from me had a meth problem. It broke my heart considering the mother had a 7 year old son she couldn't properly take care of, and was in a drug...
    oofta87 oofta87
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 14, 2014

    I love animals so much

    and why do people feel the need to own a pet if they're not going to take responsibility and look after it? Please just don't purchase/take in the animal in the first place, leave it for someone who's more willing and loving to look after it! Absolutely disgusting the way some...
    Dispense Dispense
    18-21, F
    Oct 24, 2014

    Last month on August 8,

    I got home from work and found the cutest red nose pit bull plopped down on my living room floor. I immediately got on the floor and began playing with her and my roommate told me she was ours now. Someone had thrown her out of a car and one of our connects was driving behind...
    Brody1530 Brody1530
    22-25, F
    Sep 10, 2015

    I Want To Rescue My Neighbor's Dog.

    Don't you just hate it when people who struggle earning money to by a dog, and then they just leave the dog in a corner of the house to live on its own? Why do people adopt pups if they can't give them enough love, care and attention? I hate when peole do this. Reason I am...
    Waocky Waocky
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 24, 2012

    The most innocent and loving creatures,

    why do people torture them. They should suffer the same abuse they gave.
    Ddee0825 Ddee0825
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Jan 27, 2014

    That's when I step in

    and say, "Either you take care of your pet, or let me do it. That poor animal deserves better."
    Wolflover1999 Wolflover1999
    16-17, M
    Oct 10, 2015

    Yes thats right. I used to know 10 Cats

    who belonged to a one men middle 40s . He gave food and a home to 2 cats. But he doesn't care if the cats made a kittens so finally he got around 10 cats. They all lived in his garden. So he carried like that until he got a 2 strokes times. And after he changed a home and no...
    princessmummy2012 princessmummy2012
    26-30, F
    Feb 15, 2014

    I Dont Understand Some People

    I am always being told by my husband to realise that not all people treat their animals how we do ours. We used to have 2 dogs ( we lost one of our precious dogs just over 2 weeks ago) and now its just our 20 month old riley. It annoys me so much when i see dogs that...
    myangelsforever myangelsforever
    41-45, F
    1 Response Nov 24, 2009

    So Do Something!

    Ok, i will! I'll walk my talk, i will feed and care for all four legged homeless animals. I have done it most of my life. I find strays and take them him, feed and love them. If i can find homes i will. They normally end up a part of my family. Some folks tell me... hey don't you...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze
    56-60, F
    1 Response Jun 11, 2011

    Adorable Pomeranian Puppies For Adoption call

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

    I don't even like dogs

    but I can't stand to see an owner mistreat and negelct their dogs. alot of dog lovers are selfish as sholes who only get a dog for their own best interest and don't look out for whats best for the dog.
    LadyGhost27 LadyGhost27
    26-30, F
    Jan 4

    I Had a Terrier Named Jiggs ...

    What a cool dog.  He liked me and became a pal.  Years ago in this city, Jiggs would be gone for days and we never worried if he would come back.  Once we moved quickly before he came home to rest, somehow he found our new home about a mile and a half away. ...
    gottaBhappy gottaBhappy
    51-55, M
    5 Responses Feb 13, 2009

    I love dogs, cats, mice,

    you name it. Especially dogs and horses. They're magnificent.
    Answeringyou35 Answeringyou35
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 22, 2014

    I just adopted a pretty little ring neck dove

    named Norma from my local animal shelter. She came from a hoarder who had over 60 birds! I just hope they all find good homes.
    lovewhiteroses lovewhiteroses
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 2, 2014

    Very Stupid People...

    On Craiglist the other day, I saw a black lab puppy that the family was trying to get rid of, because one of their kids had allergies. They put a muzzle on it whenever they would leave the dog home, so it wouldn't chew up the furniture. The dog ended up having an indentation...
    animallover110293 animallover110293
    22-25, F
    Jun 4, 2013

    I saw a vid about these baby chicks ugh

    now I totally hate Mc Donald's the vid actually made me cry because they torture the chicks to death :(
    luvanimaulz luvanimaulz
    18-21, F
    Feb 3, 2014

    Why Have Pets

    ...if you are incapable or unwilling to look after them. Pets are a joy, some people make their lives a misery. Mizz
    mizzen123 mizzen123
    46-50, M
    11 Responses Mar 1, 2010

    Adorable Pomeranian Puppies For Adoption call

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