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Animals are being treated like disposable items in industrialized Western societies. Innumerable animals end up each year in animal shelters, rescue centers or animal sanctuaries. Or, if they aren’t that lucky, die in a slaughterhouse.
The reasons why they continue to suffer and die in these places are as varied as they are many. Overwhelmed pet owners who aren’t familiar with exotic species and were, after all, only looking for something pretty to adorn their living room… Beloved pets which become a burden and are then thrown away.
Particularly during the pandemic, many purchased a pet without thinking about the long-term consequences. And now, animal shelters are fuller than ever before. The animals who rely on their owners for protection are completely dependent upon them, and that doesn’t change merely because it gets colder outside or vacation with all its promises is just around the corner.
But some of us forget the duties entailed when we purchase a living creature… all too...