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How Abused Dogs Like Cadence Teach Us the Power of Forgiveness


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, dogs )

Cher
- 214 days ago - dogster.com
Why is it easier for our canine friends to forgive, and why do we believe that we can't?



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JESSICA O. (9)
Monday September 16, 2013, 8:43 am
This is a wonderful story even as sad as it is.
 

Sandi C. (235)
Monday September 16, 2013, 9:03 am
What a sad but wonderful story.
 

Wendy H. (34)
Monday September 16, 2013, 9:54 am
Made me cry SAD and HAPPY tears.
Thank you
 

GGmaSheila D. (89)
Monday September 16, 2013, 10:15 am
Animals are always an inspiration as they have a capacity for love, friendsip, and loyalty that is unbounded. Always believe when an animal trusts or doesn't trust a human - they know. Thanks for sharing.
 

Marianna Molnar Woods (9)
Monday September 16, 2013, 2:20 pm
DOGS ARE WONDERFUL PRAISE THE LORD FOR GIVING US SUCH COMPANIONS
WITHOUT THEM OUR LIVES WOULD BE SO GRAY AND BORINGI...
 

Bette-Ann Libin (11)
Monday September 16, 2013, 2:26 pm
I stand with GGma Sheila, thanks for posting.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (459)
Monday September 16, 2013, 2:29 pm
Possibly because abused animals who get a second chance at love, believe in this unconditionally. Human beings on the other hand often times believe the absuse they suffered can happen again -depending on the circumstances, and are cautious at being hurt again.
 

Dianne D. (450)
Monday September 16, 2013, 2:39 pm
My heart aches for these poor abused animals. Did the people that did this ever get caught? We need strictor laws. Put animal abusers away for good. They serve no purpose in society.
 

Birgit W. (135)
Monday September 16, 2013, 2:44 pm
We could learn a lot from animals. Thank you.
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Monday September 16, 2013, 2:56 pm
Wonderful story.
 

Kate Kenner (202)
Monday September 16, 2013, 3:25 pm
She is indeed beautiful and I wish I could take her. I have 2 dogs and have another with me very day. It isn't a big house. I say this every time I see a dog who needs a home and in my heart I do want them all but in reality I obviously can not do so.

I do wish her happiness though and know that her people are somewhere not too far away. aT least she is not with the monsters who did that to her anymore.
 

Patricia H. (477)
Monday September 16, 2013, 8:11 pm
noted
 

Isabelle J. (88)
Monday September 16, 2013, 8:45 pm
Wonderful, thanks !
 

Veronica C. (42)
Monday September 16, 2013, 9:35 pm
They have purer souls than we will ever have.
 

Ilona V. (0)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 1:54 am
Veronica I totally agree with you.

Thanks Cher for sharing.
Cadence is such a beautiful and lovely little lady.
 

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Tuesday September 17, 2013, 2:59 am
L'histoire de Cadence est très triste mains très belle aussi. Cela dit, les animaux pardonnent plus facilement que nous, parce qu'ils n'ont pas l'esprit de vengeance et la rancune qui peut parfois nous animer. Cela fait toute la différence.
 

Fi T. (16)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 5:29 am
How can the human be so proud of themselves to look down on other living lives?
 

Helle H. (21)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 7:06 am
I don't understand how people can treat animals like that.
 

Ruth S. (379)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 7:23 am
So many tears running down my face.
 

Sara P. (54)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 9:03 am
Every time I read these stories I get emotional and I think the man is the cruelest ever existed. But luckily Cadence also found on her way somebody of us that has been able to show her that in this world there is also people full of love for animals. Thanks Cher.
 

Latonya W. (85)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 2:45 pm
what a story cant stop crying and thinking of all the other dogs used in fighting rings I hate people and we need so much more of this guy rescuer Edgar or something Im going to subscribe to him on youtube.
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Wednesday September 18, 2013, 12:40 pm
Thx for the info
 

Samantha Benham (14)
Monday September 30, 2013, 7:01 pm
Is this Calence?.I only just watched her on you tube the other day for about 30 mintures and I found the video interesting as to seeing how really these dogs get treated.Calence in the video was a scared nervous girl and took a very long time to trust someone.Made me so sad when calence kepted feeling asleep,u could see she went though some kind of hell before she ended being dumped and it makes me sick how human beings can just do this to a poor animal.she is a sweetheart how she would not come out of that hiding she was in because she was so afraid of people,shes a smart girl.I love all dogs and wished I could do what Edgar does as its my passion to help and rescue dogs like calence.
 
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