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Donkey Dumping On The Rise As Drought Hits Texas

Animals  (tags: environment, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, donkey, dumping, sadness )

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Spare a thought for an unlikely victim of the drought that is plaguing Texas this year - the donkey. Donkey abandonment is on the rise in the Lone Star state, with cash-strapped owners abandoning the animals in droves.

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Barb Knight (1687)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 12:52 pm
If any of my friends know of a way to help these poor, deserving, abandoned, donkeys, please do NOT hesitate to SPEAK UP!!

may Howie (246)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 1:23 pm
Shame on Texas,they always like to think of themselves as bigger and better than others

Brenda Towers (0)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 1:28 pm
How wicked and cruel!!

Cher C (1430)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 1:33 pm

Thnx for posting sweetie!


Barb Knight (1687)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 1:38 pm
I apologize for posting such a sad post after my upbeat post 'Citizens Lift Car, Pull Injured Man From Flaming Wreckage [VIDEO]' it's just that this story really upsets me.

desanka s (416)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 2:19 pm
Poor donkeys with insensitive humans! There are helpless donkeys everywhere in the world. Did you see this dear BarbCat:
Show Support to the Donkey Sanctuary: Justice Indian donkey killed by bulldozer

Linda E (137)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 2:47 pm
This is so sad. People can be so cruel. Donkeys love people who are even slightly good to them. They deserve love in return.

Cheree M (46)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 2:52 pm
Noted, TY

Lindsey Williams (234)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 3:35 pm
Thanks for sharing.

James W (257)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 6:11 pm
Only an ass would dump a donkey...

Kim O (396)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 9:09 pm
Good one James!!! This just pisses me off to no end. When you take on an animal it is your responsibility to take proper care of it!!!!!! There were times when I was dirt poor and living on pancake mix and my animals ALWAYS had lots of food, litter and water!!!! Their little lives are in my hands, even if it meant scrounging the ditches for pop bottles, I ALWAYS took care of them first. These idiotic monsters should be looking for new homes for these donkeys if they can't take care of them anymore. GRRRRRR! Thanks Barb. Getting too crabby to type anymore.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday September 13, 2011, 9:49 pm
Poor donkeys, they live such a long time and deserve commitment. Love that Ass!

Hana Bosco (38)
Wednesday September 14, 2011, 1:50 am
Noted and shared! What a shame! Hope there are some responsable person who will act and care, better soon than late!

Past Member (0)
Wednesday September 14, 2011, 4:12 am
thanks, noted, how sad

Michela M (3964)
Wednesday September 14, 2011, 5:12 am
Noted!! Thanks for sharing

Past Member (0)
Wednesday September 14, 2011, 5:46 am
Noted, shame on the people who do this!

Tanya Dercksen (8)
Wednesday September 14, 2011, 5:59 am

Nancy Roussy (79)
Wednesday September 14, 2011, 6:45 am
There is no excuse for what they are doing! Are the heartless pieces of crap that do that because they don't have enough money to take care of them will be abandoning their kids and/or spouse next because of that excuse? Hey, money is tight so that'll be more for their heartless despicable self!

Beth M (138)
Wednesday September 14, 2011, 7:25 am
How can you dump a family member?

Sue Matheson (79)
Wednesday September 14, 2011, 8:34 am
Noted. thank you.

Jill Vickerman (416)
Wednesday September 14, 2011, 9:22 am
I would have thought that the state would intervene when it is an emergency like this, and bring in hay and lucerne for them, that would be the right thing to do -

EcoWorrier M I A MoonWalk Again (947)
Wednesday September 14, 2011, 9:54 am
Hi I have not commented straight away because a bit busy, and was rooting around for more information and petitions in regard to donkeys sufferings and also this terrible doneky dumping. been around posting this too.

If you find a donkey or can try to get help, worth looking carefully, very carefully before any move, but have a look at all the charities that maybe able to help, and have some useful phone numbers at hand.

Here is a website, not looked into it, but worth checking out.

There is the donkey sanctuary too. Will post this about.

Thanks Barbcat.

Suzanne Hall (7)
Wednesday September 14, 2011, 10:28 am
This is horrible, those poor donkeys!

Gudrun D (447)
Wednesday September 14, 2011, 12:10 pm
Poor creatures...thanks BarbCat.

Carol H (229)
Wednesday September 14, 2011, 3:40 pm
noted, shared and tweeted, thanks barb!!

Kathy Chadwell (354)
Wednesday September 14, 2011, 9:50 pm
I'm in Indiana, & if one shows up in my backyard,, I"m keeping him/her:)
This far away, I'll just have to convince my husband it's an act of God:)

Susanne R (234)
Wednesday September 14, 2011, 11:33 pm
How sad! I hope these animals can be saved. Those of us who are Christians might want to recall the story of Christ's birth --and how Mary was carried to Bethlehem on the back of this humble beast of burden.

Thank you, Barbcat, for bringing us this sad but important story.

Lisa P (63)
Thursday September 15, 2011, 6:30 am
noted, thanks
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