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I Started Tryin to Save Animals When I Was 8 Or 9

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    When I Was 9...

    back in '88, when i was 9 yrs old and living in sackville, nova scotia, i went for a stroll with my younger sister. a few blocks from home, i saw this cat lying at the foot of someone's drive....being the child i was, i simply had to pet her. i still remember her - she had light...
    Clark44 Clark44 31-35 1 Response Oct 8, 2011

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    A Pigeon Named Pigeon

    When I was about 7 or 8 we lived in a block of units that overlooked a front grassy patch. One day I noticed a Small pigeon laying in the grass, eyes open but tilted sideways. I immediately ran outside to grab him before a cat could. He had two broken legs and two broken wings...
    FluffyLove84 FluffyLove84 26-30, F Mar 1, 2012

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