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I Work With Animals

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    Cats, Dogs, Odds&sods

    I Work With Animals.I gloat as I say it. I feel so lucky to have this life. It is a life, rather than a job, because the hours are so restrictive. I'm a caretaker at an animal welfare shelter. It entails taking in all after hours animals, fielding calls reporting lost and founds...
    Soozles Soozles 46-50, F 5 Responses Jan 29, 2010

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    More Than I Can Bear

    I have worked at a Vet Office and Boarding Kennel for more than 1 1/2 yrs. Recently I was hired by a vet hospital to train to become a tech. Now most of my experience in the past was strictly in reception. I was so excited. I wanted to have more time with the pets. What I didn't...
    4vrUnique 4vrUnique 46-50 10 Responses Sep 5, 2009

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    I volunteer at PAWS Chicago

    which is a no-kill animal shelter.... Well, not as much as I used to seeing as how I'm technically allergic to cats...and have asthma. So yes, volunteering there is kind of stupid and incredibly hazardous to my health, but I love the kitties. I also used to participate in their...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 4, 2014

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    I Salute You All

    I adore animals, but I don't work with them, (I do of course contribute to a number of animal charities) but I salute every one of you that do. It makes me happy that you are making animals lives better, helping them get better, finding them a new home, and all the other...
    mizzen123 mizzen123 46-50, M Feb 18, 2010

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    I work with water quality maintaining the

    filtration and chemicals for pools for dolphins, walrus's, seals etc. I find work rewarding and more enjoyable even though I have to start out working graveyard shift cause I'm the new guy!
    L101 L101 22-25, M Dec 30, 2013

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    I really love being a preschool teacher. I run a half day preschool program and it's so full filling. The only draw back is no adult interaction! I miss working with adults. Lol.
    recycledknowledge recycledknowledge 41-45, F Mar 5

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    I found a great site to get my continuing education credits! I thought that I'd share the coupon with my fellow counselors. Get $10 off a one year unlimited subscription or $15...
    love2helpu love2helpu 31-35, M Mar 9

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    love2helpu love2helpu 31-35, M Mar 10

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    Working in retail opens up your eyes to many different things regarding how companies run. It also gives you essential experience in dealing with kinds of people. I work part-time...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 18-21, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I connect with animals more than I ever have with humans
    thtshygirl thtshygirl 16-17, F Mar 19

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    Introspective poem by Woody Harrelson, Yes, by him. I sometimes feel like an alien creature for which there is not earthly explanation. Sure I have human form walking erect and...
    Strawberrryfieldsforever Strawberrryfieldsforever 16-17, F Mar 3

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    Bust my *** no matter what the wage. I have never been one to half *** my work or even not work to my full potential. From clock in to clock out I work as hard as I can to get...
    Lugelogistics93 Lugelogistics93 18-21, M Mar 4

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    I work as bud tender at a dispensary in Denver Colorado. I,ve worked there about a year and a half. I work with vast amounts of pot every day and sometimes the shear volume of it...
    sinbad7277 sinbad7277 36-40, M Mar 15

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    There are many products available to help with weight loss. These products may be useful, and you want to be sure you look into them thoroughly prior to using any of them.You can...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I work at a school and I take so much pride in my work, I love working with children. It's a very rewarding experience
    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Like many here I too had an affair with a married man... He was my boss and he was gorgeous. I had just gotten out of a terrible relationship and a close friend of mine had...
    0Mischa0 0Mischa0 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    A few days ago I went to work naked under my leathers, and when I changed in the communal changing room, into my lab coat I was seen by one of the guys I work with, Jean-Octave...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 20

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    This is something very close to my heart. Got exposed to volunteering at the age of 10, realised very early in life what it means giving back and the joy that comes with it. I try...
    destiny2015 destiny2015 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 2

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    For anyone who is acquiring a brand new furnace, be sure that you discover an installer that gives a strong warranty. The producer will not purchase a miscalculation made during...
    Joseph9257jwj6 Joseph9257jwj6 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 11

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    It's this guy I work with likes me and I have a little for him too. This has been going on for a while now but haven't completely gave in because he is married. Last weekend he...
    sweetbee221 sweetbee221 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    this experience will have cussing in it and i will most likely turn into something close to a rant about people who i think are stupid. i think my problem with dumb questions...
    jermdbt80612 jermdbt80612 18-21, F Mar 7

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    I can't wait for the day none of this affects me anymore. I'm past the stage of ever wanting anything to do with my ex but I still get hurt when he seems to have overcome...
    annaalt annaalt 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 13

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    I have worked with a slightly older guy for a few years. More just in passing but lately a lot closer as we both have been managing the same projects lately. Always nothing but...
    gonegirl7575 gonegirl7575 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 13

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    Is it ever possible for a narcissist to find the right person for them? Will there ever be a person who will make them magically change their ways? I'm struggling right now because...
    annaalt annaalt 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I feel very relaxed around animals, and always have. I think that some people have a certain touch with them, can just connect to them in certain ways. I love them because they don...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    Today I was at the barn, and a bird flew into the office. He was flying around crashing into walls and into the window and I was worried he was going to get hurt. Luckily he didn't...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I love volunteering for things. Especially at animal shelters. I've loved animals ever since I was a child. ^_^ Lately I haven't been able to find any shelters in need of help...
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    Vacationing with Jake. My son made a friend in Victoria, Alfred. Alfred fell in love with Jake. What's not to LOVE? I was always a 'Big Dog' person.. until... A few years back my...
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    I can never think of anything to say. If someone asks me what I think of something-I don't know. My mind is blank. I can't think of anything to say. If a whole group of people are...
    huntressx3 huntressx3 16-17, F Mar 12

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    Okay, I have some goals in life, and for some reason, I want to put them out there. I feel as though this way it will help me accomplish my goals. Why? Motivation. Also...
    soulsearching8 soulsearching8 31-35, F 2 hrs ago

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    Scenario: A couple lives together. The female works and doesn't get home until after 11:30pm. The male is off and at home playing video games/chillin with friends etc. Just because...
    MsScaredOfLonely MsScaredOfLonely 26-30, F 5 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I'm back to wonder again what's the point of it all. We spend all our days working for money and our nights just finding ways to pass the time. Spend time with people who mean...
    alyssakayart alyssakayart 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I love all kinds of animals, when I was a child, I used to have all different kinds of pets, like fish, birds, reptiles, dogs, cats I had atleast two of each, it was basically a...
    Apollymi357 Apollymi357 18-21, F Mar 1

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    Shame on Madonna: Her former pet Chihuahuas end up in a CA rescue Burbank - Madonna was known in the 90's for toting around her three Chihuahuas: Evita, Rosita, and Chiquita...
    tr606 tr606 36-40 1 Response Mar 2

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    I remember being 7 years old and going to a specific rodeo that made a traumatic change in my childhood.I always did love animals as a kid.I never harmed animals or pulled the dogs...
    asdfgitskaren asdfgitskaren 13-15, F Mar 9

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    She was among dozens of hens trapped in the bowels of a mega factory farm — 'approved' by the Australian Egg Corporation. She was forgotten by an industry that relies on...
    tr606 tr606 36-40 3 Responses Mar 19

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    There's this guy that comes into the store I work at everyday. I don't know if it's love but seeing him is the only good part of being at work. I want to talk to him but he's just...
    Whatif005 Whatif005 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    and I love it....I think this country has spent too much time trying to "Hack" everything and find shortcuts.Not enough people are willing to bust their *** to get ahead in life...
    TornSoul13 TornSoul13 36-40, M 1 hr ago

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    He had never left his ex, I had no idea. I loved him so much. We just fell apart I thought after I got pregnant. We lived together and he just stopped... everything. I thought it...
    Missed515 Missed515 31-35, F 17 hrs ago

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    They're so tasty!!! Ok that's bad. I do like animals, they're interesting. See the animal documentary called "Animals are beautiful people " narrated by Jamie Uys Too funny...
    OzarksTrucker OzarksTrucker 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 1

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    I think animals are so cool. I like the funny, cute, excitable, and playful type of animals. :-)
    XxLittleBrotherxX XxLittleBrotherxX 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 6

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