Donkey Rescue

„The boy is stubborn and never listens,“ said the father.
„Oh, he’s only dreaming,“ said his mother.
„But that’s why he can hear what is said to him,“ the father replied angrily.
„He’s in his own world. It’s hard for words to get through,“ the mother tried to appease.
„It’s going to be bad again,“ the father grumbled, but the reassurance had had an effect. Florian actually didn’t hear anything about the conversation, although he was sitting at the same table, but the five-year-old was absorbed in his favorite picture book, the one about donkeys, and nobody reached him. Nobody bothered him either. Until he felt something. It was his mother’s warm, soft hand that gently stroked his cheek. Finally, he returned and looked at her with wide eyes.

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Finally ban Kosher Butchering

During these days, the Muslim festival of sacrifice „Id al-Adha“, the most important Islamic festival, is celebrated. Every Muslim who can afford it has to offer a sacrifice to it, and it is customary to visit and entertain relatives, friends and acquaintances. At the same time, it is the climax of the Hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca, on the 10th of the Islamic month „Dhu I-Hijah“. So it’s a time-honored tradition. That in itself wouldn’t be worth mentioning if it weren’t for the butchering thing.

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„My Dog loves me“ – Really?

„My dog loves me“, optionally also any other so-called pet, „Loyal and affectionate and unbreakable“ it says. But is that really the case?

My dogs are with me. They are there. They are always there. I can’t imagine it any other way. Was there life without her? Of course, it has, but what do I know about it. It seems to me that it would never have been any different because their presence enriches my life. Wordless, but always turned to. I took responsibility when I brought her into my home and my life. It wasn’t their choice. They didn’t have to decide anything, they had to let it happen.

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With the Rope in Hand

Wistfully he looks around, the donkey, which I am leading by the rope, for the first time, wistfully back to his pasture and his comrades. They were allowed to stay there and continue to graze and go where they wanted, at least within the fence, without a halter, without a rope. And those who stayed behind in the pasture look after those who are being led away, where are they going, when will they come back, will they come back at all?

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Unaesthetized

There is no escape, not for her and not for all the others, hundreds of their companions. From the beginning she had no chance, she and all the others, because she had been born as slaughter cattle. It was decided. It was decided for her that she should be born to be murdered. Fattened up quickly. It only takes a few months. Too short a lifetime. But that was why she was born to serve the people. It was their property, with which they could do whatever they wanted. What is more, God himself had sanctioned it, had said that man could deal with other creatures as he wished. At least that’s what they say.

But what kind of God is that who approves of other living beings being brutally massacred? What kind of religion is it that demands that our fellow creatures be subjected to unnecessary torments?

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Only Freedom is species-appropriate (1)

My bitch snuggles up to me. She is trembling all over and panting because she is scared of the approaching thunderstorm. I stroke her and give her reassurance. She can only really relax when the thunderstorm is over. No, it would be out there in the wilderness, not capable of survival, and yet I am convinced that only freedom is species-appropriate. “If you take that seriously,” I am told, “then we would have to put all animals, domestic animals, farm animals, and working animals in front of the door and we shouldn’t be allowed to look after them anymore. Pretty perverse attitude. So, you’d let them go rock hard?“

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„A Rat is a Pig is a Dog is a Boy“ (Ingrid Newkirk)

„Anything that can be misunderstood will also be misunderstood“, should be another axiom of communication or at least be given as a warning, because you can actually turn everything that has a little content in such a way that the content is deliberately devalued or vice versa becomes. This is also the case with the sentence by PETA founder Ingrid Newkirk „A rat is a pig is a dog is a boy“. Quite apart from the fact that this is a highly condensed statement about the nature of the living, probably a little striking, but completely insightful in the basic essence, if you want to have an insight. Now, however, it is quite common to boycott the sentences of those who see themselves as lawyers for our non-human fellow creatures.

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Vegan is bodily harm: Desease system

Vegan is bodily harm, at least for the meat, pharmaceutical and chemical industries. That is why they are the first to even win over scientists or doctors to present the vegan diet as unhealthy. Lurid headlines serve to distract from the actual content, which then often turns out to be much more harmless than it looks. Of course, this is wanted.

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