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Abandonment: Pets Paying the Price for Sagging Economy


Animals  (tags: pets, foreclosure, homes, abandonment, animals, AnimalWelfare, dogs, cats, protection, environment )

Cher
- 2364 days ago - goodnewsforpets.com
Call it trickle down economics - the nation's economic woes have trickled down to impact family members with fur or feathers. In some places, there's a real crisis. It all began with the home foreclosure wave. Economically strapped families, suddenly need



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Pastor Tim Redfern (599)
Thursday March 27, 2008, 11:16 am
I don't blame this on the economy.
I blame this on heartless SOB's to
whom their "pets" are fully disposable.
IF their animals were the family members
and "children" that they're supposed to
be, the thought of abandonment would NEVER
occur to these people.
Karma is a bitch.
Thanks, Cher.
noted.
 

Onedia P. (35)
Friday March 28, 2008, 3:10 pm
I couldn't agree with you more Tim... We want to move to another state..but..you know the biggest problem we are having is...how to move ALL of our 7 dogs..4 cats and 1 29yr. old turtle... Until they can ALL be moved with us and I know they will be safe and happy...I guess we just won't move..I've had idiots ask me ..Why we don't ..get rid..of some of them..??..You should already know our answer to that..Because each one is special to us...and we would NEVER think of life with out them...So instead of moving into our dream house..that we desperately need..we are stuck in a 2 bedroom Mobile home...To some people animals are indeed disposable...but..thankfully not to all of us...
 

Eternal Optimist (115)
Saturday March 29, 2008, 3:27 am
Noted with Thanks :)
 
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