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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    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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    Help save my cat Blair! She needs a life saving surgery and I can't afford the money on my own right now and she is in so much pain. You can read the story of what happened on my...
    hollywoodqueenA hollywoodqueenA 22-25, F Aug 15

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    There is good karma for people who wait for animals to cross the street
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    this poem remind me of my grandma, she was big on rescuing and burying any dead animals on the roads I learned alot from her LONELY DOG POEM(COPIED) ...ADOPT! Once I was a lonely...
    dannygirl89 dannygirl89 22-25, F Aug 16

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    1. I am 56 year old guy. 2. I am married. 3. I am 6'1" tall. 4. I am a songwriter. 5. I am a musician. 6. I play guitar and have for a long time. 7. I am an Aries. 8. I eat healthy...
    severalanimals severalanimals 56-60, M 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I'm not sure if anyone would be interested in reading this but i think it's a good idea to share some stuff about myself. 1 I am rational deep critical thinker and an atheist,i...
    lady2089 lady2089 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    me and my mini pin!! I love her, she's a rescue and she's so loving.
    nornorrr nornorrr 16-17, F Jul 31

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    I have tons of favorite movies. I won't put them all in one post cause that's too many for one post. At least on the side of most readers, I think. Fern Gully Rescuers Down Under...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 CAN NOT WAIT !!!!! I want to be a vet in the military working with different types of animals and bomb dogs. I always saw myself as helping animals and my father always wanted me...
    luvabl3 luvabl3 18-21, F Aug 20

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    1. I am a born again christian who recognizes God as my Heavenly Father and Creator and Jesus Christ as my savior. 2. I'm not a fan of breakfast food. The smell of breakfast food...
    ariahphantom ariahphantom 18-21, F 4 days ago

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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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    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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    Yes I do, I love people but too much is just too much, they say sharing is caring but I don't firmly believe this not with how many people there are. I am more of an intimate...
    christfukk christfukk 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 18

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    Why did I choose the "Deathstalker Scorpion", to be my user name? No, I am not a Scorpio (I'm a Pisces for the record), a lot of people think that I am a Scorpio, especially when...
    DeathstalkerScorpion DeathstalkerScorpion 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 20

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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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    1: People who are mean to others and animals 2: how having 8 kittens or cats makes u the cat lady down the road there just animals 3: home work and school 5: when i drop my...
    AkariMei AkariMei 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    My brother brought a baby field mouse home yesterday... It's so tiny and adorable. It's living in a tank we own that's normally used for snakes or fish or something. We can't put...
    CallMeChelsea CallMeChelsea 16-17, F 2 Responses 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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