This post is very meaningful to me. One of the most meaningful that I have written so I would like to share it again. By the way, Blitz did get a wonderful home where he is loved very much.
One of the things I sometimes hear about animal rescue work is “why don’t you spend your time helping people?” This irritates me for a number of reasons.
Reason number one is because animals are God’s creatures. The God I know wants us to be kind to every living thing. Animals are God’s creation just as we are. Do you really think that God will think it is ok if we let animals suffer when we could have helped? I think not. I realize that not everyone is capable of dealing with the things I encounter in dog rescue. But I am capable and it is my passion so I should do the work.
Reason number two for me, is helping animals is not mutually exclusive from helping people. Doing one does not take away from doing the other. Helping humans and animals can coexist. Just because there are people…
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