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I Would Adopt All Strays If I Could

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 284 People

    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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    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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    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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    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...
    itworkedintheory itworkedintheory 31-35 Jul 15, 2012

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    The adoption commercials of the sad animals

    that are beat up always make me cry tho so yeah
    Lollipop948 Lollipop948 13-15, M Jan 10

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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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    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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    In all my past friendships and current friendships, I am always the mother like figure of the group. I make sure no one is upset no fights, everything goes well. I put myself in...
    Izzy143 Izzy143 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    When I was younger than 5 I watched my mom get beat by my real dad. I couldn't do anything. I was afraid cause he would abuse my younger brother which was less than 4, me, and my...
    savannahcchrist10 savannahcchrist10 18-21, F Feb 19

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    It's been over four years and I still have flashbacks to that terrible time. Four years.....four long years......I am healing, or at least that is what I tell myself. I am in...
    survivorthrujesus survivorthrujesus 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 9

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    Slavery saddens me, yet for some reason it still exists. It means that people make others knowingly suffer for their own benefit/prosperity. http://slaveryfootprint.org/ "As far...
    InnerCalm InnerCalm 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    Mostly about magic diet pills but isnt it funny that in three weeks someone can apparently go from overweight to just in the normal range (not far off underweight) AND their chest...
    stargirl58 stargirl58 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 21

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    CELL PHONE vs. BIBLE What would happen if we treated our Bible like we treat our cellphone? What if we carried it around in our purses or pockets? What if we flipped through it...
    NamelessWife NamelessWife 41-45, F 9 hrs ago

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    I have came to the conclusion that I have ruined my life over someone who doesn't care about me. I will have had 4 children with this man, I had to give my last up for adoption...
    jussme91 jussme91 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 8

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    I wish I knew her. I want to know if I look like her, if I speak like her, if I act like her. My adoptive parents won't tell me anything about her except for the fact that her name...
    msebok msebok 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    I was adopted at 6 months. My adoption was set up before I was born, but when I actually was born my birth mom canceled it. She tried to raise me (I think she was 17 or 18) but 6...
    KenziY KenziY 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 20

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    There are these kids that I want to adopt. One of the reasons I want to get married and have a house, so that I can give these children a good home. My daughter wants an older...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    I was adopted by my step-dad when I was 2, and always knew him as my real dad. As I grew older, I realized that I was quite different than my younger brothers in terms of...
    rolywynne rolywynne 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I would be rather dying than being with a cold heartless person.
    LonelyAndSensitive LonelyAndSensitive 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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    first of all shopping !!!!!!<3333 then i would think more more than twice, invest a part of my money and do a bit humanitary
    laulala laulala 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    i want to let girls adopt me as their special sister. i could be their personal barbie doll and let them dress me up as a girl
    girlyboy1987 girlyboy1987 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    I was adopted from birth. Shortly after my parents adopted my sister, from a different family. After trying again they finally had their own daughter. My middle sister and I...
    ltrogers ltrogers 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    I was adopted as a kid and there is so much that I would like to know.
    Pradaxx Pradaxx 18-21, F Feb 3

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    im 15 and a boy, and wanna get adopted by someone! i have my parent's full approval so, PLZ SOMEONE ADOPT ME! i dnt wanna live here anymore!,
    priyadharshan0 priyadharshan0 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 7

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    I really want to adopt German twins!! I want them to be identical twin boys!! I already have names picked out!! I'm going to name them after bill and Tom kaulitz. I just don't...
    themagijudal themagijudal 22-25, F Feb 12

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      My name is Roman I was born on may 11 1995 in a small town in Russia called uld-uda I live with my mom who left me in the crib until I was 2 years old when the Russian...
    romanre romanre 18-21, M Feb 20

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    I was adopted on St. Patrick's Day 1981. It's something I never really thought about for years. Has anyone found their birth parents from a closed private adoption? I don't have...
    Luckymomof2boys Luckymomof2boys 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I truly admire others who adopt children for whatever reason. I have adopted one girl and one boy. Both are teenagers and are from my husband's former marriage. I love kids very...
    brunettewifeandmom brunettewifeandmom 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    Everytime I tell someone I'm adopted they just say "oh I'm sorry"
    winkletoe winkletoe 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    I want to adopt children from underdeveloped countries like Ethiopia and probably even a special needs child.
    classAteam classAteam 16-17, F Feb 5

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    I discovered at age 60 I was adopted as baby. Although I know have some information about my origins I still feel really dislocated. My Dad has recently died and I feel really...
    Annette54 Annette54 56-60 3 Responses Feb 8

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    I have 5 adopted cats. Me and my mum we found them on the streets of my city. They were so small and hungry. We spend money and time on them, now they are big happy cats and I'm so...
    perrilive perrilive 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    Well i've been thinking about adopting a child (girl). I am not like married or intending to do so. Lately I've this weird dream of holding a hand of child and walking her through...
    bintoflash bintoflash 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 13

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    I am 23 years old university undergraduate, who want to be adopted in a family who will take care of me, love me, and help me to achieve my milestone in life, cause currently, i am...
    Darriane Darriane 22-25, M Feb 20

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    1. my name is tyler. 2. I am 19 3. I am a guy 4. I cross dress 5. I love makeup 6. I love doing hair and wigs 7. I was in foster care for 11 years 8. I'm moving to texas april...
    tylerlh tylerlh 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    How to make a very long story, very short? I dated a boy (we shall call him Darlin), a coworker, for 6 months. My high school sweetheart and best friend (who we shall call Bug...
    quirkygirl520 quirkygirl520 22-25, F Feb 21

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    Personally I would rather not dress for comfort or attention. I would rather be nude.
    Brian1953 Brian1953 61-65, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I'm normally not suicidal, but sometimes I do feel terrible about my life, and I'm only seventeen ******* years old! If I did kill myself would my 'friends' care? Probably only my...
    emilesfault emilesfault 16-17, M 3 hrs ago

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    the first thing I would do is to buy grapes...like I'm dead serious...then I would do other things
    CrimsonThePuppet CrimsonThePuppet 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Omg, I thought that I was the only one who felt this way. I too grew up in Bklyn,NY and still have family there, but now as a parent it's not the same . I remember living...
    0intimacy 0intimacy 46-50, F 5 Responses Feb 17

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    My family is stupid that is all (which makes me think I am already)
    bradymossy1 bradymossy1 18-21 Feb 21

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    I love ALLAH.. Because ALLAH Is real and only one God
    Obaidjan Obaidjan 22-25, M 9 hrs ago

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    I had a kind of toxic friendship at one point. She'd basically just have me around to lend her money, but things for her, and inflate her ego when she needed it. I was able to end...
    fireraven23 fireraven23 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    My Mother's Betrayal-You say you loved me,Mommie Dearest. I am your first(surviving infancy) born. The first love of your life. You love me so much that you abandoned me when I was...
    OrchidOracle OrchidOracle 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I was thinking of walking into the dark...to become someone unlike myself, just to actually be touched, held, and fancied, just to talk to someone even without having a whole lot...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Feb 2

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