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I Know Animals Have Feelings Too

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    Of Course They Do

    They are living creatures too,I know alot about animals because I am a proud owner of two beautiful cats,I have been observing thier behaviour and I have seen when my cats are either hurt,angry,depressed,content,etc.....if anyone disagrees animals have feelings you are a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 29, 2012

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    My dog always sits next to me well I am sick

    or feel down. He is a good little soul.
    BrokenAngel38 BrokenAngel38 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Factory farming is abhorrent.

    Sow stalls are outlawed in some EU countries and the piggies are to have toys for stimulation, and hay to make nests. Eating sick animals has to cause disease, not to mention the amount of antibiotics pumped into them. Then the animal waste. vimeo.com/109361353
    tr606 tr606 36-40 2 Responses Feb 21

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    I see animals as humans in different bodies,

    basically. I know they feel like I do and I would never harm them.
    CaliginousHeart CaliginousHeart 18-21, F Dec 3, 2014

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    all my animals are my children,

    .. and I have a lot of them..... alot
    BootyHadMeLikeDamn BootyHadMeLikeDamn 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2014

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    Idk if it's people feelings,

    but it's close. Like, imma cat guy and some cats, if you do something mean, they are scared and they look sad. We have one dog and the weird thing is: he is normally happy, but sometimes will lay there like he needs a hug. I know ALOT is instinct, but people have got to see this...
    Ilovegirls9696 Ilovegirls9696 18-21, M Jul 11

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    Human Arrogance

    It is extremely arrogant to believe that just because animals can't talk with us that their experience of life is less than ours. Animals have fears, so treating them poorly is wrong. Saint Francis in his legend communicated with animals, so if you believe this there is a...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2013

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    I don't want to have a baby.

    I'll be busy enough taking care of the windfall animals as an future animal doctor. When I realize that they have feelings too, my heart grew even bigger for them. I'm a big fan of horses, cats, farm animals. Sigh.... I'm so ready for this journey in my life.
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 14

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    How Can Anyone Think They Don't?

    Animals have all the same emotions we do: love, pain, happiness, sadness, depression, loss, the whole gamut. Those that live close to humans feel empathy for our emotions. A quick story. When I was looking after my late mother, one day it got too much and I burst into tears...
    mizzen123 mizzen123 46-50, M 3 Responses Apr 3, 2010

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    I connect with animals more

    than I ever have with humans
    thtshygirl thtshygirl 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    https://m.facebook.com/story.

    php?story_fbid=605537139546712&id=313150198785409 Here is a video of a Rottie grieving because his twin brother died in the night. This video made me super sad and cry a lot. It's like one of the comments on the page said, the dog has more feelings in his eyes than most people...
    ThereIsNoName3 ThereIsNoName3 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    What If We Could Ask Animals What Do They Want ?

    If human beings could ask the Great Savana Elephant Matriarchs what do they think of us human beings as a species (after so many years of chasing and killing them for the tusks), ask what do they remember when they pass by the Elephant cemeteries in the African plains and what...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 3 Responses Jun 28, 2013

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    Black Fish A documentary following the

    controversial captivity of killer whales, and its dangers for both humans and whales. Full movie: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=dYVhZcOa4zM
    tr606 tr606 36-40 Mar 6

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    "If you pick up a starving dog

    and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man." Mark Twain
    webalias3 webalias3 41-45, M Jan 14, 2014

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    I see my cats get angry at eachother,

    cuddle together and if you give one more attention you can tell the other is jealous.
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F Apr 8

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    WisePearls WisePearls 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 17, 2014

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    shannonsjourney shannonsjourney 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    I always have a dilemma about ZOO.

    I know ZOO is a place where we can finally see wild animals but I feel sorry for those animals. They are suppose to be running wild. I would be perfectly happy with pictures and visiting sick animal shelters would be enough for education.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 2

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    Once (like 4 years ago) I was taking a walk

    outside and I spotted a little parrot! Two crows were looking at the poor bird. My mom caught the parrot and we brought it home. Then we put him in a box with holes and ran to a pet store near to our house. We bought a cage and food (everything we needed). After that we had...
    crazypeanut crazypeanut 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 4, 2014

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    Of Course They Do

    I can't fathom how anyone could think otherwise.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 3, 2010

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    If You Don't Believe Me

    just raise your voice to a dog who loves you. Than tell me animals don't have feelings.
    PointBlank PointBlank 51-55, M 5 Responses Mar 18, 2008

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    I think I hold animals in a higher respect

    than most humans, they just seem so much more compassionate and gentle, unlike humans who, as a species, seem a bit too violent. maybe we "evolved" too much, though I guess we're just animals too
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Feb 27

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    I cannot hurt an animal to save my life.

    I know they have feelings, they must have. There is a reason why the whimper, growl, bark or purr or chrip. They must be feeling threatened, happy, content or sad. That is why I would treat them better, than with any other humans. Because humans are the antagonists for...
    littleowlet littleowlet 13-15, F 6 Responses Dec 23, 2014

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    Skullvapor Skullvapor 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 1

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    Animal cruelty...it's the worst crime someone

    could do in my eyes, in my mind...animals have feelings and they don't deserve to be treated like objects. They deserve to be treated like a living thing...don't hit them, don't abuse them, don't hurt them. How would you like it if you were hit, abused, or hurt? Just please...
    BlueRoseNeko BlueRoseNeko 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 9

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    My favorite animal is an Orca.

    They feel more than we do .
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 7, 2014

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    Factory farming in Australia.

    aussiefarms.org.au
    tr606 tr606 36-40 1 Response Feb 21

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    I just got a book called "Touching Spirit Bear"

    and I opened it to litterally the first physical page and "How would you feel of a bear made its den beside this stream?" Cole shrugged, "I'd kill it." ... "Animals feel the same way. Don't forget that. You aren't the only creature here..." ... "Whatever you do to animals...
    thtshygirl thtshygirl 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    It's Obvious

    If you spend any amount of time with them. My cat had a fantastic sense of empathy. Whenever I was feeling down, she would always come around and be there and comfort me. She somehow knew. And when you spend time with animals you can tell that they have different moods and...
    JonFurniss JonFurniss 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 1, 2008

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    RandomGirlHere21 RandomGirlHere21 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 26, 2014

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    We were once seen as animals,

    i think we still are. And if we have feelings, Then they should to...
    lynnewolf99 lynnewolf99 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2014

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    Have seen it. And sensed it.

    And never been proven cracked.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 28

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    When I am sad, my beloved furry companion

    senses this and reacts. When I look into her eyes, I know she understands, even when humans do not.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 1

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    spiders are not my friends.

    .. anything with 8 legs is banned from my house. they walk like they have a secret and that creeps me out!
    minnieblack93 minnieblack93 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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    The REAL LIFE Jungle Book

    By: Jill ReillySource: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2337418/The-REAL-Mowgli-Incredible-images-little-girl-spent-years-life-growing-African-bush.html The REAL Mowgli: Incredible images of the little girl who spent the first ten years of her life growing up in the...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 2 Responses Sep 13, 2013

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    My two cents on animals through an essay I wrote

    for class: Title: The Duty of Life It is generally accepted that killing another human being is worse than killing a dog. One thinks about the consequences of killing a fly or an ant far less. However, each animal still has a life to live, and the right to deny any...
    BSAeagle60 BSAeagle60 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    This brought me to tears.

    God has a special punishment for people like this. It's about greyhound racing. vimeo.com/119844882
    tr606 tr606 36-40 Feb 21

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    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F Jun 14

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    My Animals...

    My dog whimpers when he can't get his toy out from underneath the table My get will cuddle with you after he's been outside My other two dogs get jealous of each other and sometimes clean each others ears to say sorry
    brianne1 brianne1 13-15, F Sep 1, 2013

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