Facts About Animal Cruelty
Although many organizations have done a lot to make more people aware of the facts about animal cruelty, the depressing truth is that it still occurs.
The basic definition of animal cruelty is: The abuse, neglect, or violence inflicted on an animal. Dog fighting, circuses featuring animals, and a host of others are examples of animal cruelty. Knowing the facts about animal cruelty can persuade more people to come forward and demand the senseless torture of all animals to cease.
Animal cruelty is prevalent everywhere. It has been seen in every type of socioeconomic status situation in both rural and urban settings.People who are rich, poor, and middle class participate in cruelty to animals.
Many people who commit unthinkable crimes, such as child abuse, rape, and murder have a history of animal cruelty usually beginning at childhood. Some are sociopaths, some are psychopaths, and some are simply abnormally aggressive. There are others who are bullys, and like the thrill they get from picking on something that is weaker than they are.
The number one abused animal is dogs, and pit bulls are the most abused dog breed. This is mainly due to the fact that pit bulls are the dog of choice in dog fighting. Cats are next on the list.
Circuses that feature animals are notorious for abuse of their animals. They are beat with whips and chains, and denied medical care when they are injured. many countries have banned animal circuses, or restricted them. India , Singapore, and Sweden are some of the countries that have done this.
Animal cruelty is horrific in nature, and harsher punishments are being sought in many states for people who abuse animals. Unfortunately, there is no magic that can be performed to rid the world of people who abuse animals, but by reporting animal abuse, and enacting stronger laws to punish these monsters, the numbers of animal abuse cases will dwindle.
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