I Hate People Who Beleive Pets Are Disposable Property

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    My Belief

    My belief is that when you sign on to adopt an animal- it's yours until it dies a natural death after a long and happy life. To me, if you aren't sure you can take care of something long-term, get a hamster or something else that only lives for a short amount of time. If you...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 6, 2010

    i got bumped off of a site

    because i simply stated my opinion that i'm sick of people treating their pets as disposable items. i used to do adoptions and i've heard every excuse there is. you take on the pet's lifetime as your responsibility.
    augsksa augsksa
    Jan 23, 2014

    Homeless Animals

    it irks me when people throw animals on the side of the road. just because they can't provide for them anymore. people who pitch animals need a major awaking.
    lovinlife11 lovinlife11
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 30, 2010

    I Wish That We Could Get Everyone To Spay Their Cats

    I'm a caregiver to a feral cat colony and it's not an easy job but it is very rewarding. Everytime I leave there I want to cry because I just feel so sad that the cats have to live the way they do. I'm blessed to be able to care for my colony really well because I'm able to...
    feralhelp feralhelp
    31-35, F
    May 2, 2012

    Your Own Property

    I hate it when people get pets and they turn them loose outside and wonder the streets all the time.  There's this one woman across the street from me is a good example.  She's got this little white poodle she turns loose all the time outside and hardly ever lets it in.  I see...
    tngurl25 tngurl25
    26-30, F
    3 Responses May 4, 2011

    I Have Seen a Lot

    I have seen a lot of times where someone would say they took their cat down to the old farm in the country and dropped it off.  When we lived on post in Ft. Hood, Texas people would complain all the time about people just letting their animals loose all over because...
    rondat rondat
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jan 30, 2009


    pets are family and shou;d be treated with the same love and respect other members of your are treated.
    po1irish po1irish
    61-65, M
    1 Response Aug 23, 2011

    My Friends, My Family, My Pets

    The animals that live with me (and probablly think of me as "mom") are all of those relationships to me, and so much more. Animals have the right to live, as as a human being. That's how I treat them.
    Pebbles1982 Pebbles1982
    31-35, F
    Dec 3, 2011

    I Hate Irresponsible Pet Owners

       This is one subject that I can really get fired up about. People who get animals and throw them away like they are some old discareded toy. I've got several animals here that were treated in such a manner and have taken them in since I was a little kid.   ...
    betchaboots betchaboots
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Jan 16, 2009

    Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr This Gets Me Mad!

    I don't think that I will ever understand how people can treat their pets as disposable. Mine are a huge part of my family, and are treated as such. I can't imaging ever neglecting an animal that is in my care, giving one away, or letting one run astray. I'm the person who even...
    krysi krysi
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 30, 2009

    Lifetime Of Love

    People that can abandon pets amaze me. How heartless and cold. I have a ranch full of critters abandonded by owners. I can understand a person no longer being able to afford the cost and finding a good home for them but that is another story. I have Horses that were just turned...
    humblerider humblerider
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Aug 26, 2010

    I Have/had

     I had pet gold fish and i missed the bus going home from school in middle school...I proceded to walk home. It was far, but my fish had to be fed. I now have a pet kitty and so does my mom...they are in no way close to disposable. Man that ****** me off. pets are people to...
    BillySPizza BillySPizza
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Jan 31, 2009

    Dog Snob??

    Not too long ago, I had a bizarre encounter with one of my friends. Her and her mother have always had tons of dogs. They've always lived in spaces too tiny for all these pets. Big dogs too--Great Danes, German shepherds, Dobermans, even once a half-wolf dog (?) ...
    Fleabitten Fleabitten
    2 Responses Nov 13, 2009
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