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I Want to Rescue Animals

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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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    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 46-50, F Nov 6, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2012

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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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    Adorable Pomeranian Puppies For Adoption call

    me +1202 688 7368 if interested thanks
    nyikob nyikob 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 5, 2011

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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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    I wish I win the lotto

    so I can help a lot of animals shelter
    1rarechick 1rarechick 31-35, F Jan 7, 2014

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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 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 1, 2013

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I grew up around animals. I know how to ride a horse, I have the space for them, the problem is that my mom doesn't want anymore animals because we lost our dog a year ago and now...
    emilyd4 emilyd4 16-17, F Mar 25

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    I sometimes think animals are smarter than humans, they certainly seem more at peace with themselves, they know what they want and what to do. I love to watch wildlife...
    Caitlyn9247 Caitlyn9247 22-25, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I love animals more than anything besides my husband. I would never give any of them up!
    babysoph babysoph 31-35, F 47 mins ago

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    Well...this might sounds funny and sarcastic but it's not.. really? I saved an ant once.. from drowning.. I was washing my head, and I noticed the poor ant tries to avoid the water...
    FazyH FazyH 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Pitt Bull Adopts Newborn Kitten and Now They'll Never Be Apart Good Morning America (ABC) March 25, 2015 Pitty and Kitty, a Pit Bull and a kitten, can't bear to be apart. And...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    1-I'll be 48 this year 2-I was born in Delaware 3-I' I'm allergic to furry animals 4- I have never been in love 5 -I haven't had sex for over 2 years 6-I have been at the same job...
    sanntay7334 sanntay7334 46-50, F 5 hrs ago

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    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...
    BSAeagle60 BSAeagle60 18-21, M Mar 30

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    GOOD UPDATE- LILLY IS SAFE!!! THANK YOU TO THE RESCUE COMMUNITY WHO MADE IT ALL HAPPEN!! WE NEED A RESCUE TO STEP UP FOR THIS POOR BEAUTIFUL YELLOW LAB LILLY THAT WAS BROUGHT...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 1 Response Apr 9

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    I seriously hate animals so much. I don't understand why people like them. They're expensive and they smell. They're dumb as **** and irritating. Are they're any straight guys or...
    ButterflyBandage ButterflyBandage 18-21, F Mar 31

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    This is sofie we got her from a rescue she was probably abused and in a puppy mill she was found on the streets bc her old owner a banded her now she lives a happy (and spoiled...
    deadgirlcutter deadgirlcutter 18-21, F Apr 3

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    THIS IS WHAT WE IN RESCUE FACE EVERY DAY- THIS DOG IS JUST A SPEC OF SAND ON AN ENDLESS BEACH OF MISERY- THIS IS WHAT GOES ON EVERY DAY IN OUR SHELTER SYSTEMS- DOES ANYONE REALLY...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 1 Response Apr 9

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    I AM HELPING A RURAL SHELTER IN WEST VIRGINIA- THEY ARE BEYOND CAPACITY AND HAVE BEEN TRYING TO BECOME NO KILL- THIS IS A GASSING FACILITY AND USED TO EUTHANIZE WEEKLY LIKE ALL...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I have two rescued pets, a dog and cat. My dog Molly is 12 years old now and so sweet and loving. My cat Drew (Shelter had already named him so we just kept it.) is about 3 years...
    Shyness03 Shyness03 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    Actually I have rescued many cats. I can't help but to bring them home. They come up to me a beg for lovens, which always pulls on my heart strings. I find my heart momentarily...
    Orchidspetals Orchidspetals 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    1. Do any of your parents like any of the music you like? Yeah, my dad likes Christian mainstream music and he likes Mariah Carey's Christmas cd. My mom likes Celine Dion, and a...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    This is a work in progress, I will answer them all in time ! You can request questions to be added. 1. Who is your hero? I dont have any "known" people that are my hero, but...
    cesgensla cesgensla 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    The curve of a tiger's back, the cute toes of a tree frog, the doleful hoot of an owl...these are the things I want to experience for the rest of my life. Animals from around the...
    XraZorBladezX XraZorBladezX 18-21, F Mar 30

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    I love animals so much! I am one of those people that goes out of her way to say hello to every animal I meet. I work with Newfoundlands (dogs) and 3 cats, plus at home I currently...
    WalkAwayFromTheSun WalkAwayFromTheSun 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    I believe animals have souls just like humans. So I treat animals with love and respect as they are valuable and creatures just like us humans.
    FrankK70 FrankK70 41-45, M 5 Responses Apr 1

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    Don't get me wrong, I'm one of the most manly men ever, but when those animal abuse commercials come on I cry so hard. Animals deserve to be treated well too, I love animals. So...
    Daivancey Daivancey 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    I loved all my animals I have had over the years but wont get anymore that are going to die or get sick etc I just cant handle it . I do love animals over some humans because they...
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M 4 Responses Apr 6

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    I want to be the richest person on earth and then some ,but not for selfish reasons . I watch adverts on TV about charities wanting help and kids being abused and animal cruelty...
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M Apr 7

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    The indifference, callousness, and contempt that so many people exhibit toward animals is evil first because it results in great suffering towards animals, and second because it...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 13