Pets Used in Experiments #BtC4A

Animal lovers don’t want to see animals suffer. Many prefer to look the other way. But ignoring it doesn’t make this disgusting horror disappear. Animals do suffer. All the time. All over the world.

And you know what? Ignorance isn’t bliss. Not for the poor animal.

stop testing on animals!

Stop testing on animals!

Picture yourself being terrified. Locked up. Confined to a lifetime of barbaric torture. I won’t describe the horror here because I can’t, but if you want to see the reality of animal testing go HERE. But be warned if you are easily upset  😥

For some “animal lovers”, as long as it’s not an animal that is considered a pet that’s suffering, so what?  I’ve never understood that. All animals matter to me.

But I am focusing on cats and dogs here because the horrific truth is that these poor creatures are also being used in experiments and scientific research. Yes, it’s not just mice, rats, monkeys. Dogs and cats. Not that it makes no difference, as I said. To me, all animals are the same. Souls who want to live a decent life on this planet. Like us, they deserve a happy, healthy life. They feel. They love. They care for their children. They feel pain.

Some dogs and cats are specifically bred to be laboratory animals. This is a sickening fact that not many people are aware of.

For example, did you know that in the United States many dog pounds and shelters kill healthy dogs who haven’t been claimed or haven’t found forever homes?

According to Cruelty-Free International, “some of these dogs’ bodies are supplied to commercial companies that then sell them on to colleges and universities for dissection classes.”

Things must change

We must stop burying our heads in the sand because it won’t go away. These animals need our help. To help these poor animals. we must all face reality and speak up.

And just look what can happen if we do.  Just watch this beautiful cat who was rescued from a lifetime of torture in a laboratory. How does it make you feel?

And here’s Shira and Jax taking their first steps to freedom, away from the horrors they were forced to endure as lab animals.

What can you do?

SPEAK UP FOR ANIMALS  worldwide by signing petitions online and sharing the links all over social media to spread the word.

Petitions:

 https://e-activist.com/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=1998&ea.campaign.id=59618

https://www.crueltyfreeinternational.org/dogs-and-cats-petition

https://www.crueltyfreeinternational.org/dogs

Together we can help end this horror.

Do it for the animals. BE THEIR VOICE!

Sources:

http://aavs.org/animals-science/animals-used/cats/

https://www.crueltyfreeinternational.org/what-we-do/investigations/dog-and-cat-experiments-msd-animal-health-0

https://www.crueltyfreeinternational.org/dogs

https://www.crueltyfreeinternational.org/straydogs

http://www.humanesociety.org/animals/?credit=web_id66435583

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About Marie

Proud cat mum Marie Symeou is a writer, cat blogger/photographer & animal rights advocate. Her rescue cat Athena is her muse and soulmate.

2 Thoughts on “Pets Used in Experiments #BtC4A

  1. Thanks for reading and commenting. It makes all the difference!

    Let’s hope more animal people unite to help all animals in need 🙂
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  2. It’s horrifying to learn what animals must suffer through in labs – and absolutely crazy how callous so many people are about it. So much of research done using animals could be accomplished (often even more successfully) with other means. I hope everyone signs the petitions and spreads the message about this cruelty.

    Thank you for blogging – and being – the change for animals!
    Kim Thomas
    Be the Change for Animals

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