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Yes I have been cruel to animals out of ignorance when I was younger.

Discussion in 'The Animal World' started by Jonathan Bailey, Jul 24, 2019.

  1. Jonathan Bailey

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    But I later in life wised up.

    I used to kill lizards as a boy thinking they were evil because they looked ugly.

    I would destroy baby voles with a pitch fork at age 11 in my backyard because they looked like baby rats and were gross.

    I used to use old-fashioned mouse traps then later got the mouse-size havahart style ones. I would then flush the uninjured caught mice down the toilet where they would drown.

    I still use sticky window sheets to catch flies and bee spray to destroy wasp nests.

    I would sometimes forget to feed and water the family dogs and would often get scolded by elders in my family and shamed. These dogs were unattractive mutts and I took no pride in them. As an adult I only had purebred dogs that I paid money out of my pocket for and was much more conscientious in regards to giving them loving care.

    I once shot my neighbor's stray peacock in my yard with my 22 rifle in the behind at close range. The bird died about 5 minutes later and I tossed it in my pickup truck and later drove out and tossed it on the side of the road somewhere out in the country. The bird was a pest. Jumping up on vehicles and scratching paint. Getting up on my roof and making noise.

    I put a family chicken in my family's garbage can half full of chicken feed and put the lid on it as a joke at age 6. My mother screamed at me and called me horrible names including cuss words. She didn't realize that a small child lacks reasoning power to know that would suffocate the bird.

    I once got slapped by my mother for putting the cat in the bureau drawer at about age 4.

    My grandfather yelled at me for putting mom's chihuahua inside my new toy Big Jim camper van at Christmas at age 9. The little pooch went crazy and tore the vinyl toy recreational vehicle apart.

    I used to pester animals a lot as a small boy including family dogs. Small children find this amusing but my mother and the pestered animals did not find this funny at all. Children often regard animals as play toys and not living things with feelings. Sometimes the pestered dogs would bite me.
    Pestered dogs included the family doberman and the family dachshund. Both these breeds are highly intolerant of pesky small children.

    As an adult I could affectionately blow air right in the coat and blow "raspberries" in their ears by mouth of my labrador retrievers and they would just wag their tails and lick my face. Try doing that to a doberman and you might summarily lose your face. Oddly, though my labs loved to stick their heads out of the car window on the highway, they hated it when I once tried to Hoover their coats with the vacuum.
     
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    You were a cat in a previous life but you have evolved. Hell entire bird populations wiped. like crazy humans shooting out train windows blasting the buffalo for fun. Or for the skins for the belts for the machines of the new industrial revolution. Therefore science wiped out the buffalo. Oh wait it was grandmas reading bronze age esoteric poetry those art readers are the evil culprit.they mis interpreted one verse and couldnt get enough of us!!!
     
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    But you have compassion now?

    I fed my sister's dogs pills trying to get it high. the next morning I saw my sister screaming and crying over the dead body of a dog with its eyes bulging and its tongue out.

    It well haunt me the rest of my life.

    It's hard for me to forgive myself for the way I treated animals when I was a sociopath.
     
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    A dog is for protection and the herding of farm animals. They should not be in a house, or touch women. They are not for a pet.
     
  5. Saint Frankenstein

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    What an irrelevant post. Of all the comments you could've made, this is what you chose? Either way, it's nonsense. My doggy is right beside me in bed.
     
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    A lot of that was fairly disgusting. Is there a reason you felt the need to share this bizarre ****? Did you change to a decent human being?
     
  7. Jonathan Bailey

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    I goofed. I wanted for my post to be a mere reply to PopeADope's thread asking "Have you ever been cruel to animals?"

    But I had to get things off my chest. I have nightmares still about being cruel toward animals. About starving dogs to death.

    But yes, I've become a much kinder soul toward animals in my later years. Perhaps God moved me toward a better direction. My mother once told me that Adolf Hitler was kind to animals. He would probably have had his Gestapo execute you summarily for kicking a dog.

    I would still hunt animals and birds for meat but do so ethically and by the law.
     
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    I'm glad you changed for the better. I actually had a funeral tonight for a dead crow my roommate and I found that was probably hit by a car. It was only the right thing to do in my eyes.
     
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    Well, you women can have your cats touch you if you wish. Dogs are still man's best friend and mine can hop on my bed too. They have to still be clean, housebroken, well-trained, obedient and not muddy inside my house is the rule. Dogs are both for pet and for doing certain work to serve man as guarding, hunting, bomb detection, rescue, military work, law-enforcement and herding.

    See that farm collie, Lassie, for details. A boy's bedside companion and a loyal and smart hard worker and protector on the family spread.

    Cats are for catching mice and rats in the farm's barnyard or in food canneries and that's it!
     
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    I think you replied to the wrong person.
     
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    I made that correction already.
     
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    You probably did what you did out of foolhardiness. Some animals are treated harshly out of stupidity and not always by malicious cruelty. I want to puke when I hear stories about old ladies who put their chihuahua in the microwave to dry off.
     
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    Okay, why can't they touch women? Just men? :confused:
     
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    A woman gets pregnant from dog germs.
     
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