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I Want to Rescue Animals

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    I Usually End Up Rescuing Anim...

    I usually end up rescuing animals anyway, whether I want to or not. They always find me.
    turtlemusic28 turtlemusic28 26-30, F Jun 12, 2008

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    Nitro'S Law Passed!

    On June 30th 2013 Nitro's law was as a part of the Ohio State Budget  signed into law. It is the first ever felony kennel abuse law ever in the state of Ohio. I am so excited to see this pass because our hard work paid off. This is just a start we are going to make all animals...
    Paige42986 Paige42986 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 1, 2013

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    I Have An Echidna In My Spare Room!

    A friend of mine was driving home tonight and found an injured echidna on the side of the road, she knew that I was a wildlife carer so she brought it to my house. I have had a small look at it, but I am a bit scared of it's quills (Spikes), but I think it has a broken nose, it...
    PurpleUmbrella PurpleUmbrella 31-35, F 34 Responses Sep 12, 2008

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    Would Have a Zoo If I Could

    Unfortunately, I can't have a zoo.  at least not yet.  We are moving in 2008 and will have more land, a pond and a much larger house - so I must be patient, and just do what I can for now. I love cats and other furry critters, though not crazy about dogs, unless it...
    btrfly09 btrfly09 31-35, F Dec 25, 2007

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    Always

    wanted to i mean there so cute who whounlt ever since i was a kid i wanted to become a vet.
    alucardx alucardx 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 2, 2010

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    I Work On Nitro's Law

    Nitro's Law is a law we are trying to get passed in Ohio which makes animal cruelty a felony here in Ohio, As it stands now any animal cruelty no matter what the circumstances is still a misdemeanor, Nitro was a rottie who was taken to be trained at High Caliber K-9 in...
    Paige42986 Paige42986 41-45, F Nov 6, 2012

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    In a Way....maybe Not Rescu...

    In a way....maybe not rescue them but doctor them tho....
    livelaughlove2009 livelaughlove2009 16-17 Jun 11, 2008

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    To Rescue Or Not To Rescue!

    Wanting to make a diffrence is something we all feel like doing when we see the amount of suffering going on around us. However wanting to make a diffrence and actually doing it takes a lot of time money and oppertunity. It is not just rescuing another lost soul it is also a...
    greydk greydk 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 7, 2011

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    One Day Maybe

    I live near a pound and it's really upsetting to see the pound people drive off and then ten minutes later return with a dog or cat or even horse one day maybe I will recur them all as a ninja
    thepureone thepureone 13-15, F Sep 13, 2012

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    If Only...

          If only I could adopt a shelter dog. Right now, I live with my mom. I am only nineteen so this isn't unheard of. I really want to adopt a shelter dog, but we have two dogs and my mom always says that our two dogs are two too many. She loves dogs...
    Doglover5290 Doglover5290 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14, 2009

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    I Take After My Sis, In Thi...

    I take after my sis, in this. She has lots of pets, all the offspring of a rescued animal. If I had the space and $$$ I would be doing the same.
    michichibi michichibi 26-30, F Jun 11, 2008

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    If I Only Had a Farm?

    I live in Kansas, but in the city and can't have any more pets then I own.  We tried to foster one dog and after 5 days he was not going back!!  I became a pet loss counselor because my husband knew I could not work in shelters without being a basket case.  Did...
    bree1000 bree1000 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 10, 2008

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    Animal Rescue - How I Got Started

    I am very into canine rescue.  I answered an ad and questionnaire through Volunteer Match on line and was paired up with The Humane Society in Lewisville TX.  When I got started I thought that I could not do anything "hands on" with the dogs in the adoption...
    janicemarie1202 janicemarie1202 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 8, 2008

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    Animal Rescue Is Simple....

    Here are some sites I found to help animals. Paws.org, and also ASPCA.org have some resources to help animals with different things. Right now they need your help in this simple way. Spread the word about these sites. You can also search the term "Ways To Help Shelter Animals" to...
    Christian02 Christian02 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2012

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    Animal Cop

    I love to watch the "Animal Cop's Detroit" or "Animal Cop's Houston" on Animal Planet. I get so into it I wish I was there. :) I would love to be a animal cop, but I feel my heart would be broken every day cause I have seen some sick **** being done to poor animals. I would...
    HaleyBloodRedRose1995 HaleyBloodRedRose1995 18-21, F May 5, 2011

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    Please Adopt Our Animals! ...but Only If You Meet These Impossible Requirements.

    First off, I am a strong believer in no-kill animal shelters.  I think euthanizing a healthy or treatable animal just because nobody wants to adopt it is unethical.  I recently got a job at Petsmart, where they have a local no-kill organization display their...
    homelyday homelyday 18-21 2 Responses Aug 17, 2009

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    Nemo My Dream Cat Rescued Two Kittens

    My beloved Nemo died on MAY26, 2010.  Two kittens were rescued from a very high kill shelter in his memory and it is a rewarding experience.  It is bittersweet  because the others will be put to sleep if they are in a high kill shelter.  Life and death is in...
    rosey122 rosey122 56-60, F Jul 15, 2010

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    I wish I win the lotto

    so I can help a lot of animals shelter
    1rarechick 1rarechick 31-35, F Jan 7

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    Meow

    I have taken in my share, run up onto the interstate to rescue, etc. I can’t have them in my apartment though but I always find a place for them. Although you must be careful as I’ve found out after opening my car door one night on a dimly lit street. I wanted to...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Jun 19, 2008

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    Looking For Advice!

    Wow I am so happy there is a group on EP about this!!!! I just told my husband last night that I really want to start to rescue dogs! We have been trying for so long to have a child and we are coming the relaztion it's just not going to happen. So, I talked to my husband about...
    northernlightsalaska333 northernlightsalaska333 22-25, F Jun 18, 2012

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    I love animals I basically want to have a farm I want to be a all type vet And rescue lots of endangered animals I 💗 them
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    MatildaBlack MatildaBlack 13-15, F Jul 7

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    I love animals far more than I love people. Animals to me are innocent beings. They don't deserve what humans do to them. I love all animals, even animals who are naturally mean...
    akrysrose akrysrose 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    As I watched the movie "Earthlings" (narrated by Joaquin Phoenix), I couldn't stop myself from crying. I actually bawled my eyes out. The things people do to animals worldwide is...
    TrailrunnerMN TrailrunnerMN 31-35, M Jul 2

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    I love most all animals, with a few exceptions. I don't like small rodents (mice, rats, moles, shrews, etc). I don't like bats (scary rodents with wings, imo), I don't like some...
    RaverFan RaverFan 41-45 Jul 6

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    This is actually 150 things about me. This was made by Nathan something from tumblr "150 cute questions" 1. Who was the last person you held hands with? -no one? 2. Are you...
    Yogurtree Yogurtree 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I rescued my yellow lab, Annie, from Venezuela. I had taken a job on a small cargo ship running wood from the Orinoco to the big shipyards in FL. We were loading up the last of...
    Triscuitan Triscuitan 26-30, M Jul 16

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    I rescued my yellow lab, Annie, from Venezuela. I had taken a job on a small cargo ship running wood from the Orinoco to the big shipyards in FL. We were loading up the last of...
    Triscuitan Triscuitan 26-30, M Jul 16

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    I rescued a golden retriever named Heidi. She is more red looking though. I have had her for like two years but she is still shy. The dog is really pretty but pretty annoying. She...
    RedtheEmerald RedtheEmerald 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Humans are a virus...I can only barely tolerate them..and myself. But animals on the other hand...I love them. I can tolerate animals, calm or ferocious. If I get in the path of a...
    WintersSoldier WintersSoldier 18-21, F Jul 12

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    My burn hospital is Shriners and on one of my recent trips for surgery i was told by my mum as we were walking to the farmers market for dinner and she told me that the hospital...
    BurnVictor BurnVictor 13-15, F Jul 14

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    1. I procrastinate like there's no tomorrow. You have no idea how long it's taken me to write this story. 2. I am a master at all things Pokemon. 3. I have the shortest attention...
    SensitiveSelf SensitiveSelf 13-15 6 Responses Jul 19

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    1) I am 15 years old 2) I have blonde hair and blue eyes 3) My favorite flowers are daisies and roses 4) I love to travel 5) I have a dog named Sparkey 6) My middle name is Jane...
    ForeverSmiling ForeverSmiling 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I love them. i want a zoo beside my house lol. I once wanted to be a veterenarian or a care taker of animals in the zoo. I love taking care of them. I would love to try taking care...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 30

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    I am having trouble loving people first. I tend to be very judgmental, and I get so angry whenever someone disrespects me, animals, or someone I care about. Is it okay for me to...
    kbeary kbeary 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    Okay, so, excuse me If I have the context of a toddler right now. Just a pre-warning. I suffer from anxiety, borderline personality disorder, and possibly depression. Whenever I...
    Ilovefictionalcharacters Ilovefictionalcharacters 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I hate seeing someone punish a pet or any animal for not doing something right or breaking something. Makes me want to break their face with my fist. Its not like animals speak our...
    QuiltedBathwater QuiltedBathwater 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    I like how cute and innocent cats are. They may be scared at first, but they are so friendly, I even had a group of them following me! I want to have an occupation associated with...
    HarmonicArtist HarmonicArtist 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    The great escape 4 The team continue on without Zane and Niggalactacus and mad it to entrance to the hanger room. However what they didn't know was security guards where posted...
    darkwolf19 darkwolf19 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 6

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    BELOW IS A FACEBOOK POST AT "End Times Prophecy Blog and Website "AND ATTACHED IS A LINK OF A SECULAR ARTICLE. The FB post is a prophetic message from GOD prophesying the collapse...
    stepkamau stepkamau 36-40, M Jul 2

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    You do know that most people that claim to know Christ won't go fishing for the lost. 1st off they think they're too good, 2nd They aren't strong enough. They don't know who they...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    A new friend on EP wanted me to do 100 things about me, I am not sure there is 100 interesting things about me. But he managed to convince me to do 10. 1. I live in Kent, UK and...
    angela203 angela203 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My favorite animals (not in order) are whales, dolphins, porpoises, elephants, crows, ravens, turtles, tortoises, octopuses, and squids. I wouldn't eat any of them which might not...
    Cetacean Cetacean 36-40, M Jun 29

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    Why do people abuse animals? They didn't do anything to you! Imagine you being that animal who got abused! I bet you wouldn't like it! So why do you do it!
    GoodGirl205 GoodGirl205 13-15, F Jul 1

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    One day I was driving down the street and there was like 8 dead squirrels in the street that had gotten ran over. I was a massacre :( Everyday I see tons of dead animals, it's...
    formermartin81 formermartin81 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 2

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