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Sunday Pause (Paws): You and Me

It’s Sunday! Time to kick back, relax, and to share a little about me and a little about you.

I have shared before how I have changed directions with my blog a few times as I am figuring out my journey of advocacy. Well recently I redid my “About” Page and I wanted to share the link to that page on my site so you can read my more current plan. If you read most of my posts then you may already “know me” and my current direction.

Now for all of you! Some of you have been with me since the beginning and some have just started following me. Regardless of how long, I feel so blessed to have a community of people who  share my love for animals, poetry, photography/editing, and God. You may not share all of those same “loves” as I do but you most likely share at least one of them. I am just so happy to get connected and to get to know you all better.

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I put together a collage of photos of just a small part of the people in my community. Continue reading

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Why I Do What I Do

As an animal advocate it can be frustrating feeling like you have to defend yourself. When people don’t feel the same passion that you do about, anything really, it is hard for them to understand. To me, when it comes to something like the well-being of another living being, I truly can’t understand how they can’t feel the same way. So as you can see, the “not understanding” goes both ways.

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An Interview With Me

I recently was part of an interview with another blogger. I participated in this because it is so important to me to get my message out there. What is my message?…

To respectfully bring attention to the treatment of animals in our society, how this was not in God’s plan for HIS creatures, that animals are living, feeling beings, and that we need to speak up and help them.

You can check out the interview here. You may get to know me a little better. There are also links to some of my previous posts in the interview that you may have not had the chance to read. Continue reading

Different Views, But Mine Can’t Be Wrong

Why I Am So Passionate About Helping Animals & Spreading The Word

Eye rolls, laughs, arguments, and comments; I’ve experienced them all as an animal advocate.

Are animal lovers rare? How would you define an animal lover? Can you be an animal lover and not get involved with animal welfare issues?

My opinion is animal lovers are not necessarily rare. Most people love them and have a pet in their family; a dog, cat, bird, or hamster maybe. I think most people are just simply unaware of the cruelty going on out there.

But there is another side, there are those who wouldn’t harm animals, but see them as “just animals.” “Just animals!” Because they are not the same as us, does not mean they have any less right to be here and to be treated with respect. Animals feel pain if you hit them, they bleed if they are hurt, they need food & water to survive, they get happy, sad, scared, stressed, & sick. I’m not seeing a lot of basic need differences. Continue reading