"There will come a day when such menas myself will view the slaughter of innocentcreatures as horrible a crime as the murder of his fellow man - Our task must tobe free ourselves - by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all livingcreatures and the whole of nature and its beauty." - Albert Einstein, Nobelprize winner, worlds most renowned physicist (1879-1955).
- There are countless wonderful organizations from whichyou can adopt a rescued pet. I'd like to also give you a link to the "Puppy MillRescue" organization, another fine example of a place where you will find wonderful doggies that have beenrescued from horrific puppy mills and are awaiting the chance to go to their"forever home" with a loving human - click (I chose this doggie # 11 at random; from this page you can access all othersfor adoption).When I read the success stories of the adoptions, my faith in the power of loveis once again asserted (click to read). Although, sadly, most Greyhound dogs that retire from racing aredestroyed by the greedy "inhumans" that enslaved them, there areseveral organizations dedicated to rescuing them and placing them foradoption. Here's a fine example: click . From the same website, here's a heart-warming adoption story that shows us therewards of our kindness to animals: click . For more Greyhounds for adoption (from the Greyhound Rescue"organization website),
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- Adopt a pet, if you dont have one! (or even if you alreadydo...) Give a home to a dog, cat, aparrot, a bunny rabbit, or anyother domestic animal, if you can afford at all. I can assure you that you will receive love and joy in returnfor your kindness. Preferably, you should adopt an animal from a shelter,for those are the ones in desperate need of a home. Buying them from a petstore is not a good idea (especially a dog or a cat), because by doing this you would be supportingpuppy mills and overcrowded/inhumane catteries, which are, more often than not, the source for pet shopssupply of animals.
Relevant: The theme for this Essay Contest is: What Is "Fundamental"?
- I need to say this again: Do not contribute to the horrors of puppymills!!! By buying a puppy or a dog from a pet store, you are contributing to thecruelty inflicted upon them at of puppymills, where dogs and puppies are kept inmost inhumane conditions! The suffering that the dogs endure, especiallythe ones used for breeding, is beyond comprehension. They spend all oftheir lives in smallwire cages, without even a minimum amount of proper veterinarian care; they aretreated with much cruelty, which often includes the gruesome procedure called"debarking" (the destruction of their vocal chords so that they can nolonger bark ); due to their horrible life quality, they often develop all kinds of diseases, includingmalnutrition, and sometimes develop physical deformities. These are just some ofthe examples of their suffering; tragically, there's much more to it. Toread the hard-to-believe-truth about what goes on in puppymills in the U.S.,click From the Doris Day Animal League website, here are suggestions of thingsyou can do, in addition to not buying puppies from pet shops, to help the causeagainst puppymills: click
Interesting: An interesting essay is:
- The horror of "Foie gras" pate: The following is a quotefrom the PETA website, explaining how Foie gras is obtained: "Foie gras is produced by force-feeding ducks and geese. A long, inflexible pipe is shoved down their throats three times a
day and several pounds of feed are pumped into their stomachs, causing their livers to become diseased and swollen. Many experience severely lacerated necks and ruptured internal organs because of the intense pressure and extremely rough handling. The stress and pain often result in the birds being unable to walk and having to resort to moving themselves over the wire cage floors by pushing with their wings". I say we can all live without Foie gras! Let's never be partners in thiskind of crime!