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I Want to Rescue Animals

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    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 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 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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    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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    Roadguy Roadguy 26-30, M Mar 24

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    I love all kinds of animals. I go to the zoo often with my three boys. They love to see the zoo animals. What such a fun day of exploring animals.
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    I love animals I stay in the country so we have a lot of land and a lot of animals. We have 5 dogs, 4 horses, 4 cats, 2 hamsters, a rabbit, and a snake. Animals can be a lot of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Apr 11

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    I have been surrounded by animals my whole life and am often awed by the amazing creatures that populate this earth. I despise cruelty to all living things no matter the species...
    purplemusicprincess purplemusicprincess 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I love animals Do you know why because although they do not speak, they have feelings the only thing you can not do is lie, why? because they are faithful ones who love them...
    ferrer95 ferrer95 18-21, F Apr 6

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    I love stuffed animals! I don't have a lot, though, because my mom keeps throwing mine away. She's says I'm too 'old' for stuffed animals. I like the softness of them. They're...
    UndeadMassacre UndeadMassacre 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    I adore all animals but i love more cute small animals like cats and squirrel today my favorite cat only came to see me, Where are the others cats? Very good sunny weather happy...
    blackweirdcat blackweirdcat 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    how amazing animals can be and I believe every kind of animals has their own uniqueness and personality including the wild once but personally I love dogs the most and yes pet dogs...
    nataliechu nataliechu 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    1. I was born on September 5th, 1954. 2. I am female. 3. I have one child, a daughter who was born June 15, 1985. 4. I watch FOX News. 5. I live with my parents: Mom was born...
    azny azny 56-60, F Apr 5

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    WHY? Today, while watching "Stuck For Love" I had a thought. Not quite sure if it was the movie who influenced me to think that way, or if it was my continually depressed self...
    frankenstaine frankenstaine 26-30, M Apr 14

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    Well this is some long introduction of me or things about me. So let's start :-) Im Mj an asian girl who have seen many bad things in life. I have done so many mistakes in my life...
    PartyPoison04 PartyPoison04 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    1. Sleep 2. Animals 3. Pokemon 4. Music 5. My best friends 6. My friends 7. Anime 8. Being weird 9. Singing 10. Dancing 11. Nail polish 12. Shopping 13. Mountain Dew~ 14. Warm...
    EmoSakurachan EmoSakurachan 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I intend to travel to South Africa for 4 - 6 weeks to volunteer in a conservation programme helping animals; in particular orphaned cheetahs. I have a passion for protecting...
    OliviaLawrence OliviaLawrence 18-21, F Apr 3

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    I want to hear stories and see pictures of people having sex with animals!
    Cameltoelove Cameltoelove 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 15

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    I want to do something to help shelter animals. Does anyone know anything about what a shelter animal needs most and how much it might cost to care for one? I might try to do that...
    Christian02 Christian02 18-21, F a week ago

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    I am learning about Veganism and Vegetarianism. I am not completely either one yet, but I am headed in that direction. I have several days a week where I do not eat any meat...
    YogiSteve YogiSteve 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    It's so mean Y do u want to hurt animals They did nothing to u N they r awesome n cute
    Iamnotperfect Iamnotperfect 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Distress call part 2 Zane and Cynthia where still running though the caves tunnels. It felt like they weren't making much progress. But the two soon found their selfs at a dead...
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    The hunt2 11:00am Location: Breakneck Ridge trail. Cynthia, Sam and Dean along with the four D-warriors made their way back to the came site carrying with them the three...
    darkwolf19 darkwolf19 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Before I had children I had planned to go work down in Costa Rica at the sloth rehab in the rain forest. I love everything about nature and animals.
    Hugsandkisses2621 Hugsandkisses2621 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    Since I've figured out animals are the only thing that makes me undeniably happy, I'm switching majors to become a vet.
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 26

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    The Rogue Unmasked My Queen I know that I have been a thorn in your side, I do apologize a bit for that, but as you will soon see it was for a purpose. The evils that you have...
    dandydan1999 dandydan1999 51-55, M 6 Responses Mar 27

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    I'm here trying to make my cat angry, when I play with Maryjane after a little bit her eyes become gray and she starts to freakout. Apart this, it is incredible how different...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 29

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    I hate that ppl anise animals how would they feel it that happend to them
    Helper233 Helper233 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I hate when people abuse house pets such as cats and dogs. These animals are the true definition of unconditional love, and people really take the time to abuse them? Shame on them...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M Apr 1

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    Animals will always be better than people. I love my dog <3
    shannon1620 shannon1620 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I love animals and I hate ppl who hurt them they need to die and suffer like the poor animal did. It's so sad it makes me cry when I hear about it. There not needed on earth and if...
    chelsea10163 chelsea10163 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 8

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    i love animals especially dogs:):) I also LOVE nature. i love being outside, camping, hiking, and swimming in the river:):)
    sweetsummertime156 sweetsummertime156 13-15, F Apr 8

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    I know God allows bad things to happen to people for many reasons we don't understand.Sometimes God just wants to save us from ourselves. He may have to send someone home(heaven...
    Allthingschrist Allthingschrist 31-35 2 Responses Apr 13

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    ever since i was very young i always found animals extremily interesting. i love to watch nature shows. i even watch shows about bugs lol
    Returnoflordtyrant Returnoflordtyrant 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 16

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    Yes, I still have my stuffed animals :)
    Computerwizz14 Computerwizz14 13-15, F a week ago

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    i love animals. i got to swim with a baby tiger once :)
    nicolepie nicolepie 22-25, F 8 Responses a week ago