I recently read a report that Animal Shelters in New York have received a spike in volume & they don’t have many dogs &/or cats in shelters right now. This makes me very hopeful & happy - for the animals & the humans who’ve decided to adopt—— BUT
Do not F%!$ this up!!!!
It is a big responsibility to care for an animal & you have no excuse should you adopt a furry friend and decide “it’s not the right fit” for your lifestyle. That mindset makes you not the right fit for humanity.
I’m trying to be optimistic right now & want to believe these adoptions are up bc people recognize the value of the love of a furry companion, however, i’m also rational and believe, sadly, these adopted pets may end up back in shelters bc of moronic, irresponsible people. (If you don’t believe me, look at how many people, currently, think we ought to commit senicide right now in order to get through this crisis.) Same people, if I had to guess.
These animals have emotions - feel pain - give love & receive love. They are not disposable. AND, shouldn’t be adopted bc YOU need a friend. I suppose this is all moot if you believe you should let your grandma die so your stock portfolio goes back up. 🤷🏻♂️ ...