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I Think Of Animals At Xmas

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    I have written about this before but a conversation today made me realise how soon Christmas will be upon us. Around 6 years ago on an icy Christmas Eve I was walking in a forest with my dogs when I came across a large fir tree laden with lots of bright sparkling decorations...
    Orangetas Orangetas 51-55, F 6 Responses Nov 19, 2012

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    This christmas I am going to go deep into the forest and decorate all the hedgehogs with tinsel and balls so when they wake up they will know that it is christmas.
    peza peza 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 21, 2012

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    It's funny how people always think humans are the bane of all evil, while every other animal species is oh so peaceful and harmless. Today I want to educate you that that...
    Junkard Junkard 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 5

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    There is good karma for people who wait for animals to cross the street
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    Mixed feelings on this. I mean, zoos are prisons, and animals should not be exploited for human pleasure. I think any sane person can agree on that. However, in some cases zoos...
    Aikin2 Aikin2 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 4

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    UGH i hate that the only con i can seem to find of neutering your cat is weight gain wtf and they list disease prevention as a pro? I HATE HUMANS AND ILL REPEAT IT EVERY DAY my...
    JasperBeauclair JasperBeauclair 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 6

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    It's terrible because people are literally putting another life in pain for no reason. Those animals didn't do anything to you, so there's no reason to sit and beat/starve them. It...
    trippyprincess trippyprincess 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    Okay, so I've noticed this within the past year or so. My mom is always going around treating my brother (middle child) better, and she acts like she likes him more, even though...
    whyphy whyphy 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Animal and Nature lover!They are living things! It's part of us and around us! Without animals and nature we wouldn't be here!It's all natural and not man made which is the best...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    I had a lot of stuff animals when I was a kid. My favorite was Simba til my cousin's mutt destroyed it. My older sister gave away all my toys to good will. Right now, I have seven...
    twilighteen twilighteen 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    We see things from our own perspective, takes talking, and a little bit of appreciation, so stop the hating, so we can finally quit the debating, like if i **** on you, my day in...
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M Aug 9

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    Something that cheers me up is seeing animals hug other animals. Different animals interacting kindly around one another. There is pin on pinterest that makes me smile it's turtle...
    lady018 lady018 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    What animals do you suppose they could be? It doesn't seem likely that clumsy aquatics like turles would fit and I don't know a lot of fish I'd call graceful. Some aquatics...
    ImperialAerosolKid ImperialAerosolKid 41-45, M Aug 15

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    Humans are probably the most judgemental people on the planet earth. Animals on the other hand are the complete opposite. They don't care if you have money in your pocket, or nice...
    xsarah23x xsarah23x 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    All my animals have come from abusive homes or neglect where I've taken them from. I psychological and physically rehabilitate them before getting them adopted out. I get to see...
    mcatH2O mcatH2O 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    makes our chirpy morningPocky :Dbaby owl bubu :DI? No. We love animals. My whole family love animals. There's still a cockatoo, one rabbit died, my rabbit and cat were lost because...
    HikoukiGumo HikoukiGumo 18-21, F Aug 8

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    Some day I'll own my own shelter, for ALL animals. Bears and everything. It'll be a HUGE facility and I will treat the animals right.
    NightWalker6676 NightWalker6676 13-15, F Aug 16

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    O my gosh I ******* love animals xD I alway ask my dad for like a a duck , chickens , bunnies , mice , hamsters , a porky pin , anything I just love animals <3 I have a 2 birds...
    Strange143 Strange143 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I love animals so much. Ive always had pets. Like a tortoise, dogs, guinea pigs, fish, rabbits, hamsters, birds, a regular turtle, and a snake. My favorite animals is a pure white...
    shantel685 shantel685 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    If I had to end my life to end all cruelty to all animals I would.
    menna6 menna6 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    I Loooooooooovvvveee dogs. I love all animals pretty much!😊 except snakes...😣
    RiverRachel RiverRachel 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    I love animals way more than humans because I know they won't cancel plans, will be there when you need someone :) love my puppies
    LindsayCarrette LindsayCarrette 16-17, F Jul 31

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    Growing up an only child my pets were my best friends as no one wanted to be my friend. Ive never been let down by animals. People always let me down. I always get used by people...
    thebestjess thebestjess 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    Any time I get bored, I go out and take photographs. Some days, I get unbelievable opportunities, such as a coyote sunbathing in my backyard in the middle of winter. Other times I...
    EyeOfLight EyeOfLight 18-21, F Aug 4

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    So nice and short. I make fun of myself except it's not ME thinking that stuff, I don't even think the stuff it tells me. Plus I've been seeing people and animals that I know for...
    MatildaBlack MatildaBlack 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    100% sure I love animals more than humans.
    ChloeMaay ChloeMaay 18-21, F 9 Responses Aug 7

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    When I watch those commercials about animals getting abused and every time I cry because I imagine how I would feel if I was that animal. Is it wrong to cry
    grace206013 grace206013 13-15, F Aug 8

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    I've decided I hate people. It's all a fake front. With animals what you see is what you get and they just want love.
    whoreallycares85 whoreallycares85 26-30, F Aug 8

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    I just fixed a hole in Berry's leg! Berry is a teddy bear I made with my friend Alli... Though he's not my main cuddle man, he does get the honor of sitting on my dresser and...
    kayfortoday kayfortoday 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    Hello! Just added a few vegan experiences so to meet some new people I will post this on them all :) I have been vegetarian for 8 years and vegan since January this year (2014) I...
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    I have been rescuing pets since I was a kid... dogs, birds, cats raccoons .... I have worked with horses . I have always felt more comfortable around animals then people.
    MistressKimber MistressKimber 51-55, F Aug 15

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    I love animals and hate animal abusers.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F Aug 17

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    Capuchin monkey fairness experimentDO ANIMALS HAVE MORALS?
    WisePearls WisePearls 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    It doesn't stop me from eating meat but it makes me wonder what I'd do if I was prime minister. I would have cameras put up in there and security to make sure everyone follows the...
    jm4life jm4life 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    "Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms." ~George Eliot
    intrigued4life intrigued4life 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I'm not even kidding a little bit. I watched a turkey walking down my road once while on the phone with my at-the-time boyfriend. I jokingly told my boyfriend that I had to go...
    Cindell Cindell 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I get so sad and angry and sometimes wont be able to continue watching a movie where there r animals getting hurt or killed :(((
    Chiscuit Chiscuit 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Jules255 Jules255 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    12 Mile Road is one of my favorite Hallmark movies. It has it all, all in taste - family togetherness, family brokenness, marriage, divorce, babies, kids, teens, adults, animal...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Aug 15

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    SquirrellyGal2493 SquirrellyGal2493 18-21 Aug 18

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    I found this little friend on the back steps when I was letting my dogs in early this morning. Cicadas are so beautiful, and they always make me think of my mom. She was also a...
    shellseagirl shellseagirl 41-45, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Help save my cat! My cat Blair Louise means the absolute world to me. She has been there for me during some of my worst times, and I don't think most people understand how strong...
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