humanity

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

Michael Dutzer15 days ago
Pets, Family or Property?
Recently in the news, a woman who passed away had it in her will that her dog was to be euthanized, cremated, and buried with her. I’m sure she loved that dog as if they were a family member, but when...
Sapphire Ravenclaw3 months ago
Cats Matter
Hundreds of thousands of cats are killed on our roads every year. Many of them left to die alone, even if they could have been saved, if only someone had stopped to tend to them. Cats who fall victim ...
Ainsley Lawrence4 months ago
How Pets Can Benefit Children with Special Needs
The connections humans form with animals are truly amazing, inspiring, and unlike anything else. Pets play a comforting role in people’s lives as friends who can shape their companions’ personality, w...
Madison Page6 months ago
Behind the Eyes of Humans
1.5 million. This number represents the approximated whole of shelter animals euthanized each year, in the United States of America alone. This gruesome representation does not come close to demonstra...
Ilse bravo8 months 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 Lazarski9 months 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 Maloney9 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 Pittman9 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 Eddins9 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 Thomas9 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...
Kyle Cox10 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 Brown10 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 Graya year 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 Wickesa year 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 Reeda year 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 Ga year 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 Coruma year 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 Moorea year 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...