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I Would Adopt All Strays If I Could

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 228 People

    RESCUE

    If I could I would rescue every animal that didnt or doesnt have a home. Animals to me are so precious. They are just like children. To look into the eyes of a cat or dog and see their innocence is amazing. They love without question and my heart goes out to them. I PRAY the...
    RESCUE RESCUE 61-65, F 1 Response Aug 24, 2008

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    Lending A Hand

    Since when I became aware to things around me, I became very passionate with animals. I loved them much as my friends, or a family member. To me, they are also the ones to share your problems with, they also do us favor as much as we do to them. How lucky we are to have them...
    MyPains MyPains 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 28, 2012

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    Poor Babies

    I don't like all species, but I'd adopt even the scary animals if I could. I resonate, in a way, with the abandoned of the world. I don't want them to hurt. I don't want them to be alone. I want to help them how I can. Even creepy things that I don't really want to touch, things...
    Sinaname Sinaname 26-30 Jul 15, 2012

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    If I Could, You Know I Would

      I'd take 'em all and buy some island or something, and people who LOVE LOVE LOVE animals..and they'd all play together..and be happy and and.. well..like i said, if i could-you know i would.  
    lostprophet lostprophet 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 24, 2009

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    Last Week...

    was one of the best weeks of my life. I fostered 2 orphan puppies and kept them for a week. It was the most fun I've had in a long while. I took them to their adoption event today, and as soon as we got there, each found a family that fell in love with them. I was crying the day...
    theSweetestSin theSweetestSin 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 14, 2009

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    Abandoned Kitties

    A couple of months ago, my next door neighbor moved out, abandoning a mother cat and her 2 kittens. Not wanting to see these poor sweet cats starve, I started feeding them. Turns out, momma cat was pregnant. She has since had her litter of 4, and I just noticed the other day that...
    arrowhead arrowhead 41-45, F 1 Response May 21, 2008

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    My Cats, My Heart

    I have 3 cats that somehow thru fate found their way into my home and into my heart. Peach is the oldest (6-8). She came wandering onto my front porch 3 years ago on Halloween. She was so thin and full of fleas....my heart just broke! I got her vetted and flea treatment, and now...
    jennsden76 jennsden76 31-35, F Nov 18, 2008

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    Being adopted we've all had those moments with folks when they find out we're adopted and trying to talk about it or explain it. I have a doozy I'd like to share with you all. A...
    Serenity14 Serenity14 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    I got a call the other day from my birth mom. The DNA was wrong she stated. The director of VS told her "although I can not release any identifying info to you, I'm looking at your...
    Back2Sue Back2Sue 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 17

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    My mum and dad, the only mum and dad I know, had 3 children of their own, all boys. Mum tried to conceive but kept miscarrying. Then a friend who worked at a clinic told her of...
    Ladygrey79 Ladygrey79 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I was abandoned in the hospital where I was born, became a ward of the state and foster child. I was adopted at six months to replace the family's stillborn female infant. The...
    MalloryMel MalloryMel 41-45, F Sep 5

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    As a small child, I was told that I was adopted. My adoptive parents didn't know very much about where I came from or who I was, only that I had a different first name which they...
    eljefe3126 eljefe3126 46-50 Sep 9

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    After our house burned down in Wisconsin a few months ago, my husband and I packed our four young kids and all our belongings into a gold minivan and drove to my sister-in-law’s...
    answermyprayers answermyprayers 26-30, F 1 Response 40 mins ago

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    It's been almost a year since we had a birth mom back out of an adoption. It is incredibly heartbreaking and I still think of him everyday. I wish I could have had the opportunity...
    Ag0405 Ag0405 22-25, F Sep 16

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    Probably not. Maybe I will die tomorrow. Or tonight. Or maybe Thursday... I want to know what braces look like on me first. I had so many plans.. I wanted to grow up get all the...
    NobodyCaresOkai NobodyCaresOkai 13-15, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I bought my dog from a homeless man in miami. He had been feeding the 6 week old puppy ham and milk. He had received the dog as a "payment for a job". I took the pup to a vet only...
    whitelight411 whitelight411 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    I was adopted. My adoptive parent sadly was violent toward me (people seem to think that just because someone adopt you that they are freakin saints)she hit me and mentally put me...
    BelgianBun BelgianBun 41-45, F 4 Responses Sep 1

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    My husband and I live in NJ, he is a fireman and I'm a former pediatric nurse and we've been married for 9 years. We have a loving 8 year old son who asks us almost daily and prays...
    lking7 lking7 31-35, F Sep 12

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    My husband and I live in NJ, he is a fireman and I'm a former pediatric nurse and we've been married for 9 years. We have a loving 8 year old son who asks us almost daily and prays...
    lking7 lking7 31-35, F Sep 12

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    My husband and I live in NJ, he is a fireman and I'm a former pediatric nurse and we've been married for 9 years. We have a loving 8 year old son who asks us almost daily and prays...
    lking7 lking7 31-35, F Sep 12

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    My sisters and I grew up with a lot of struggles in the family, as we all suffered from our own share of abuse and neglect. My two sisters couldn't speak up for themselves since...
    Lucile199 Lucile199 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I would go back to when I was 18 and choose a different college major 😔
    TaoTao90 TaoTao90 22-25, F 6 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Who else would you blame? We're powerless to do anything. At least the Gods could have put in a little bit of effort. I know this is controversial, but think from your heart, you...
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    When I was around 4 years old, my biological parents began to abuse me for no reason. They called me a devil's child and use to torture and starve me. I remembered they use to tie...
    Lucas14 Lucas14 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    I was 7 when i was adopted, from Apatity, Russia... I was separated from my 2 brothers and my sister when I was 5. Its coming up to 10 years on October 31st. I was very lucky...
    KristinaSpiker KristinaSpiker 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 20

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    My experience is a result of two adoptions. First my son at 3 weeks of age and secondly my daughter a year later also 3 weeks old. Both children had the same love, opportunities...
    Joeyandjana Joeyandjana 66-70, M Sep 23

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    In the year of Woodstock, I had a girlfriend who was pregnant and as far as I know gave birth and gave up the child for adoption. I cannot find her and know little abut the birth...
    maxico90 maxico90 61-65, M 3 days ago

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    I'm a bit worried if giving my child up for adoption will be hard for me emotionally. I have a 4 yr old son...and am trying hard to get my life on track....I'm a single mom. I'm 6...
    luxieluna luxieluna 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I have great admiration and respect for people who adopt children. There are so many children on this earth who need parents, and to be loved. I plan to adopt children when I'm...
    oathtoorder oathtoorder 18-21, F Sep 5

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    Well I guess there is 2 of them but whatever oh and they are teens we have not told anybody yet about adopting twins of any child for that matter but surprise we are adopting a...
    kenzie111Hall kenzie111Hall 26-30, F Sep 9

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    I was adopted when I was just a few months old. My adoptive parents` family have always treated me like I don`t belong. I am so greatful for my son. He is everything to me. As a...
    letsgosomewhere letsgosomewhere 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 20

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    I've been thinking of putting myself up for adoption because my parents fight non stop and my dad is verbally and mentally and emotionally abusive. He treats us like crap and he...
    nessamay1998 nessamay1998 16-17, F Sep 14

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    I recently just found out that I was pregnant with twins. I found out at 22 weeks and I'm now 29 weeks. I'm still not 100% certain if I am wanting to raise them myself. I'm 22 and...
    candiiceb candiiceb 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 15

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    I was adopted when I was 12 months old so I don't remember m biological parents. But I still think about them all the time. If I ever met my mother is ask her so many questions. I...
    Madis9957 Madis9957 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 16

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    This is where I'm just going to unload all the shït I've been through.(no one has to read it it's just good to unload sometimes) • My dad died when I was 12 • My younger...
    HandsomePrince1 HandsomePrince1 16-17, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    When people go underwater in movies, I like to hold my breath and see if I would have survived in that situation.
    christina109 christina109 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Definitely. I truly hate seeing others upset about something. It hurts to see them crying or ready to punch someones lights out. I am always here for anyone who would like to talk...
    AngelicMerrow AngelicMerrow 18-21, F 52 mins ago

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    I always wanted to adopt an Indian baby, I look Indian and I love going to India and the kids are so beautiful.
    princessm99 princessm99 13-15, F Sep 1

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    I was put up for adoption when I was born. I'm from china and I want to know more about my birth family. I don't remember much since I was a baby. how can I do this
    catherine1028 catherine1028 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    These people are some of society's greatest heroes. They take kids who are often disturbed and have been ill treated by life and people and they shower love upon them. There had...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 56-60, F 1 Response Sep 5

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