I Know Animals Have Feelings Too

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    Valeph Valeph
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 4

    Of Course They Do

    I can't fathom how anyone could think otherwise.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Apr 3, 2010

    Many people of this world may ask,

    what really goes on inside the mind of an animal? This question is asked quite alot, well actually_everyday, usually by those who own pets. Well of course we are wondering, because we don't specifically speak their "language", so we cant exactly know what it is they are...
    HowlsOfDawn HowlsOfDawn
    13-15, F
    1 Response Dec 21, 2015

    On my way in tonight I saw a rabbit standing

    over another rabbit that had apparently been hit by a car so I did what I thought was the right thing to do. I stopped my car and turned on my hazard lights, then I picked up the dead rabbit and put it in the grass so it won't have to keep getting run over by careless morons.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Mar 23
    fauxlady fauxlady
    22-25, F
    Jun 14, 2015
    shannonsjourney shannonsjourney
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 18, 2015

    So I'm blind. Not totally blind,

    but enough that I can see basic shapes of buildings and people, can see that I'm at a crosswalk, but not always that there's a car coming. And in the night I'm useless. So that's why I've got a guide dog. She's a big fluffy german shepherd. And she has Tude. Today I was...
    ProcessOfBecoming ProcessOfBecoming
    18-21, T
    1 Response Jan 31

    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
    RandomGirlHere21 RandomGirlHere21
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Nov 26, 2014

    I connect with animals more

    than I ever have with humans
    thtshygirl thtshygirl
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 19, 2015

    I love all animals. From a fruit fly to a big

    blue whale. I appreciate every single one,I don't kill that one spider that stays in corner of my room,I don't kill bugs outside,I rather talk to them in my head,and observe their interesting behaviour. Every single animal is precious to me. Animals help me to remember happines...
    Lyra42 Lyra42
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 17

    https://youtu.be/W5eoKLXvFbw ALL ANIMALS FEEL

    PAIN, AND DEEP SORROW, THEY LOVE THERE CHILDREN, THEY WANT WHAT'S BEST FOR THERE KIDS, THEY WANT TO BE HUGGED NOT BEATEN ABUSED AND SLAUGHTERED FOR OUR SELFISH DESIRES! W treat animals like shi* thinking we are so superior yes we are superior at betraying each other, killing...
    Kornisone Kornisone
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Mar 31

    We were once seen as animals,

    i think we still are. And if we have feelings, Then they should to...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Dec 16, 2014
    Skullvapor Skullvapor
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jul 1, 2015

    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
    4 Responses Feb 9, 2015
    Secret32 Secret32
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 13, 2015

    so apparently killer whales have an emotion

    processing part of their brain that we don't have. thought that was pretty cool
    friedchickenwing friedchickenwing
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 10

    All animals have feelings,

    humans are animals. It freaks me out that so many humans think they are so different from all other types of animals, and can't understand that many animals are intelligent and do feel.
    1niceguy4u 1niceguy4u
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Sep 13, 2015

    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

    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...
    MrsAnnThropy MrsAnnThropy
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jul 21, 2015

    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

    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
    Jul 1, 2015

    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
    1 Response Jul 11, 2015

    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
    4 Responses Jun 28, 2013
    zolk zolk
    18-21, T
    10 Responses Feb 15

    The other day I was making lunch

    and heard my mom screaming at the cat for lying in her plant. When I turned around I saw my mom grab our cat BY THE NECK and hit her very hard in the side several times then throw her to the ground. I raised hell when I saw that.
    JMannnnnnnnnnnnnn JMannnnnnnnnnnnnn
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Aug 12, 2015

    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, 2015

    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
    4 Responses Jul 2, 2015

    of course they do....

    they just cant express them the same way we can. Even my pet degu would let me know if he was bored or hungry or even sad...etc...and he was a gerbil type animal...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Dec 21, 2015

    Whoever says they don't have souls is full of

    ****. They have just as many emotions as people do. I think sometimes animals understand you better than some people.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    7 Responses Sep 24, 2015

    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.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jun 14, 2015

    They are no different

    than us. They have feelings. They feel sad, happy, angry, anxious, scared, threatened, just like us. When you yell at them, they too feel scared and sad. When you treat them with the respect they deserve, they feel happy and content. When you constantly abuse them, they will...
    Wolflover1999 Wolflover1999
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Sep 3, 2015

    "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

    And they do in a way human beings will never do.

    The sad truth is if a person want's unconditional love..it's only an animal that can provide it.Relatives can love and hate each others,friends can love and hate each other,lovers can turn the most passional feelings into the most intense hatred,children will respond to the love...
    DaniB25 DaniB25
    26-30, M
    Nov 28, 2015

    I believe this very strongly!

    I volunteer with animals on the weekends, and from my experiences there, I am certain that animals have feelings just like we do. I don't know if they feel quite the same range of emotions as human beings do... but they are definitely emotional creatures. I volunteer at a...
    CubicSphere CubicSphere
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Mar 4

    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, 2015

    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, 2015

    The other day my mom said my baby,

    my cat pip, is like a tv. We own him but if he's gone one day we won't miss him. I was livid. I'm at home 24/7 to help out and I don't have a social life because of it, so she says it's my fault, and she disregards my feelings towards MY pet. Not hers, not my brothers, MINE...
    articfox18 articfox18
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 3
    Savannahmayk Savannahmayk
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 16, 2015

    all my animals are my children,

    .. and I have a lot of them..... alot
    BootyHadMeLikeDamn BootyHadMeLikeDamn
    16-17, F
    Dec 6, 2014

    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
    31-35, F
    Apr 8, 2015
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