humanity

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

Finley Thomas4 days 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 Hamieh18 days 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 Coxa month 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 Browna month 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 Gray2 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 Wickes3 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 Reed3 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 G4 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 Corum4 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 Moore4 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 Perez4 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 Cypert6 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 Bentley8 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...
Samantha Bentley9 months ago
Lesser Known Animal Saviours and Charities Worth Donating To
Whilst my passion and love for all animals means that choosing the charities for this piece was incredibly hard, I decided to go a little bit off the beaten path and not opt for obvious choices that a...
alexis clark9 months ago
Save the Animals
There is so much beauty on such a small planet within the universe. There is also so much that we are not educated on. This earth is the only known planet that is capable of inhabiting life. We, as a ...
Jenae Perry9 months ago
10 Reasons Why Pets Are Amazing
Bruce Cameron wrote, "When we adopt a dog or any pet, we know it is going to end with us having to say goodbye, but we still do it. And we do it for a very good reason: They bring so much joy and opti...
spooky j10 months ago
Blacklisted: The Tale of Animal Cruelty
When the topic of animal cruelty presents itself in conversation, what first comes to mind? Animal testing? Abuse? Endangerment? Though these things are considered valid forms of animal cruelty, the q...
Sick Nick10 months ago
Lost In A Fire
Preface: Our house burned down on February 20, 2016. Since that time, I have been almost completely unable to write anything of substance. Yes, it was stressful. Yes, it was emotional and had a huge i...