Being kind to animals

Nature (including human beings) needn’t always be bloody in tooth and claw.

Fellowship of the Minds

Serial killers are psychopaths, without remorse or empathy. Before they “graduate” to killing humans, in their childhood or teens, serial killers are known to torture and kill small and, therefore, defenseless animals.

So, if you’re kind to animals, that means you have empathy. It is what makes you fully human.

Here are some examples of human kindness toward animals, whom St. Bonaventure correctly and aptly called “creatures without sin” for it is only we humans who are born as fommes peccati — tinder for sin.

  1. What two young men did to rescue a kitten:
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  2. Two boys save a dog:
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  3. A firefighter resuscitates a kitten:
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  4. Another fireman resuscitates a mama cat:
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  5. This man built a ramp to his car for his dog who’s old with arthritis:
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  6. Officers salute a heroic police dog:
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  7. This man found a fox lying on the street, severely injured by dogs. With patience and love, the man…

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