humanity

Isn't it ironic that the very best of humanity is seen through the love and empathy we show to our pets?

Ilse bravo7 days ago
Stop Killing Wolves and Start Aiding Dogs
We have long rejected the powerful species that is the wolves. We have used them and never re-payed them. They joined us long ago, and in turn we domesticated them into a species that is now known as ...
Jake Lazarskia month ago
Man and Beast
For millennia, man and animal have coexisted on this earth. Cave paintings in Northern Spain that date back to roughly 30,000 BC portray creatures large and small. Ancient Egyptians based all of their...
Maille Maloney2 months ago
A Letter to Our Companion
I’ve had you since you were exactly three weeks old. I was four months away from having my little blessing and I thought, the perfect thing would to have a kitten grow up along side her. Statistics se...
Brittani Pittman2 months ago
A Young Entrepreneur
It all started with a dream, in hopes of becoming a reality. The only way for you to make these dreams come true is by putting yourself out there, starting with your best foot. That’s what I’m here to...
Luci Eddins2 months ago
Being a Fur Mom
Dear Koi, Eight years ago, when we first met, I never thought that I would come to love you this much, or that you would change my life in the wonderful ways that you have. I was excited and nervous, ...
Finley Thomas2 months ago
The Meaning of Life
Before I give you the juice, there's a story I must tell. A story which leads up to the moment I discovered the meaning of life. Try not to skip to the end. Mark Twain said this, "The two most importa...
Lynn Hamieh2 months ago
How Volunteering in an Animal Shelter Improved My Life
I remember a year ago in the States, I wanted to do something useful with my time, so I did volunteer work for the Potter League Animal Shelter in Rhode Island, and needless to say, few life experienc...
Kyle Cox3 months ago
Sometimes Saying Goodbye Is the Right Thing to Do
Goodbyes are tough. We all have to swallow them, even if they stick halfway down the throat. We said goodbye to Dyna last month. The brindle Boxer with unrelenting good will and boundless energy. She ...
Buddy Brown3 months ago
10 Awesome Jobs for Pet Lovers
Animals are awesome. Seriously, who doesn't enjoy animals? Whether it's reading about them, caring for them, or even just watching them on TV, everyone can get a little enjoyment about experiencing an...
Stanley Gray4 months ago
Questioning Death and Dying
“I believe cats to be spirits come to Earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through.” —Jules Verne, Author Watching someone you love die is never easy. Recently, I faced the un...
Demi Wickes5 months ago
The Life of a Petsitter
The experiences I have had as a pet sitter have been some of the best times of my life. But with a job such as this, there is a variety of emotions that you can go through during one booking. These em...
Miranda Reed5 months ago
Struggles
Hi there, My name is Miranda Reed. My life hasn’t been easy. I’ve had many ups and downs. The hardest thing I have ever dealt with by far is losing my home of the past almost four years. I also spent ...
Cate G6 months ago
Learning to Respect Animals
Why do people not respect animals? Is it because they do not hold the intellect that we humans do? Or could it just be because we them as inferior to us? Either way, studies have shown that animals, e...
Hailey Corum6 months ago
Save Animal's Lives—Say No to That Eyeshadow!
Take a moment to think about your daily routine. You get up, groan about school /work, and take a shower. You use Head and Shoulders for that awful dandruff, or Dove for that silky, smooth feeling. Yo...
Reid Moore6 months ago
Is Dog Killing Becoming an Epidemic?
When the FBI offers up a profile of a serial killer, it often includes a history of animal abuse—usually from early age into adulthood. And the most frequent victims are dogs. The main reason is the p...
Cynthia Perez6 months ago
Animal Slavery
Animals everywhere are becoming extinct thanks to us human beings taking away their homes, stealing their fur, meat, horns, heads, feet, teeth, etc. Animal cubs are abducted from their mothers and fat...
Jennifer Cypert8 months ago
Perspective of the Imaginary
Neil would come home from school and I would be waiting for him. As soon as he saw me, his face lit up. A smile so big and bright it filled the room and also my heart. He said, "There you are! Right w...
Samantha Bentley10 months ago
Things All Dog Owners Do...
I love my dogs more than I love most humans. I love most dogs more than I even like most humans. I choose my dogs' happiness, a lot of the time, over my own pleasure, contentment, comfort, money, or s...