I Love Helping Animals In Need

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    I Helped A Few Animals

    I once rescued a kitten who had one paw entangled in it's flea collar.  We took it to a vet but she couldn't help because it was too emaciated and it had to be euthanized. On another day I found a weak bird that sat in our courtyard and I gave it water, even bought bird seed...
    RickiChickie RickiChickie
    51-55, F
    10 Responses Dec 12, 2011

    I am an animal lover competing to win a small

    business grant so that my company (Sitting for a Cause, we give 50% of our profits back to help homeless pets) can expand and save the lives of more animals. Please support us by voting for us to win! Just run a google search for FedEx Small Business Grant Contest, search for...
    sittingforacause sittingforacause
    26-30, F
    Feb 21, 2015

    ALWAYS!  Animal Welfar...

    ALWAYS!  Animal Welfare is a great passion in my life.  Sometimes, I get too involved and have to distance myself for a while, just to get my sanity back.  So many bad folks in this world who think nothing of hurting a poor defenseless animal,, I just can't Fathom...
    justANNIE justANNIE
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Mar 11, 2009
    Wolflover1999 Wolflover1999
    16-17, M
    Sep 27, 2015

    I Rescued A Duck

    A few years ago a male mallard duck crash landed into my tiny back garden , I have no idea why. He was running around and flapping his wings but clearly my tiny garden was not big enough for a take off run. I couldn't leave him - I had two cats who would love the sport of duck...
    Inspector999 Inspector999
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Dec 13, 2011

    I love animals!!! ❤️❤️❤️ they

    understand me and at least they obey by nature. They don't kill everyone unlike humans. If you know what I mean.
    Diamond1029 Diamond1029
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 6, 2014

    Come On In!

    I've always had a thing about helping out animals. Even as a young kid. Once there was a cat up in a tree, and I didn't think it could get down. So I ran home to call the fire department, to have them come and get the cat out of the tree. The tree was a very tall one, even...
    Krysta Krysta
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 12, 2009

    We Adopted A Rescue Dog

    My daughter recently adopted a rescue dog from a high kill shelter in California. We live in Canada and she was volunteering for a society that regularly goes to this shelter to rescue 3 or 4 small dogs a a time. "Peca" is a funny and cute mix of weiner dog, terrior etc. She has...
    seaglassgirl seaglassgirl
    56-60
    Dec 28, 2012

    I love animals so much it makes me sad to go to

    shelter=(.my baby was from the shelter(
    Carry1988 Carry1988
    26-30, F
    May 20, 2014

    It Breaks My Heart.

    to see stray animals.i put out food and water were i see them.and to see someone abuse them gets me so upset.people who mistreat animals should be put in jail.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself
    36-40
    Apr 2, 2009

    Our 8 Llamas Need Your Help

    My friend has eight llamas and after a dispute over land boarders, she has to rehome them, (hopefully only short term until she can get more land and bring the flock back together again). She's raising money for transportation, vet bills (the man whose land they're on isn't very...
    Cabria Cabria
    22-25, F
    Nov 29, 2012

    I've Done It Numerous Times.....

    Or at least with numerous animals. As a kid, I used to try to nurse birds back to health. I once took in a dog... a pomeranian... who had gotten away from his owners. I put up flyers & kept him until they called & came to get him. I found my third & youngest cat...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 12, 2009

    I found a baby bird that fell out of a tree.

    I fed it till it could fly by smashing worms and bugs and dropping in his mouth. Sounds gross but he made it
    sirnatural sirnatural
    36-40, M
    Mar 26

    I Cannot Stand By and Just Watchomebu

     i cant just stand by and watch an animal in need without helping.I once heared a cat in some nearby bushes,crying for she was hit by a car.I immediatly went to her and called a vet to ask to come pick her up.i stayed with her until he arrived,he didnt have much time so it...
    illiona illiona
    26-30, F
    May 12, 2008

    Animals

    You look at those animals in need of help, you think, what if i was that animal and no one would help me from the winter, starvation , and etc.... That is cruel to see those animals on the street abandoned from the owners that were suppose to love and take care of them. If...
    Dawn1105 Dawn1105
    13-15
    1 Response Nov 4, 2009

    I Rescued a Hen Today!

    Well sort of.  I found a stray hen clucking outside my window this afternoon.  My three cats were all looking interested but respectful. I guessed which of my neighbours might have got a hen and got it right first time. She had adopted 8 hens from a hen rescue...
    gooddog99 gooddog99
    51-55, M
    4 Responses Mar 11, 2009

    A Big Ol' Softie ...

    I'm the sort of person you should NEVER take to an animal shelter ... because I'd end up in tears and wanting to bring all the animals home with me.  That's the way I am, I just can't walk by an animal in need. We've had several experiences of taking on stray animals since...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss
    51-55, F
    5 Responses Dec 13, 2011

    One Time I....

    One time I had rescued a cat that was a stray. It was neat, because it needed me. It was grey. I thought that cat was so sweet. I enjoyed it quite a bit. Now it is older. I think it actually got lost from it's home. I fed it and kept it company, the neat thing is, it kept me...
    pearls37 pearls37
    22-25, F
    Dec 16, 2012

    I Saved a Drowning Pigeon

    when i was about 7 i was out walking with my brothers and sisters in our local park which has a river. While i was throwing sticks into the river i noticed a dead bird which i pointed out to my brothers and sisters...as we were all looking at it i saw its head move. So i started...
    thehippy thehippy
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Apr 29, 2009

    But I Can't........

    I collected Rosa as a kitten from the vets office, initially for a few weeks til he could rehome her, but once he saw us together he ticked that job off his mental 'to do list'..there was never a doubt in my mind that I'd keep her, or hers come to that!!   We had almost 12 fun...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Dec 14, 2011

    The Little Bird That Flew

         When I was about 6 or 7, we found a baby bird in a nest that had fallen out of a tree. We brought it home still in the nest, which had not broken apart.  That is probably what saved the baby bird.  My sister and I put it up high on the eves of the porch.  It didn...
    mewold mewold
    66-70, M
    10 Responses Mar 31, 2012

    Aniamls In Need

    I love animals of all types, and have rescued several myself. Recently I found a tiny orange tiger kitten, she was a walking bag of bones, and her eyes matted shut. After a lot of TLC and good food, I found her a nice home right across the street. Every animal that I have had has...
    lisaaudia lisaaudia
    46-50, F
    1 Response Aug 25, 2008

    How To Help A Lot Of Animals??

    I really feel like making an influential move. I love animals, and the way they are treated in the world is often terrible. I would really like to make a move that will touch a lot of people's hearts and make this huge ripple in the ocean of consciousness. One of the things I...
    UFOmyself UFOmyself
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 19, 2010

    Animals Vs People

    My Mimi says i'm selfish. She says I don't help people who need it, says I don't do anything to help anyone but me. On Sundays, I try very hard to volunteer with an amazing organization called Pet Angels. When I tell Mimi I help animals, she doesn't understand my point of view...
    lpstan4ord lpstan4ord
    13-15
    Dec 12, 2011

    It's Not Much...

    But I take dog's for walks at my local animal shelter, twice a month...
    BonVie BonVie
    41-45, M
    Dec 15, 2011
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