After the horror of Gadhimai and not forgetting of course the continuing exploitation, torture and barbarity of the factory farming system and the killing of billions of sentient beings in abattoirs and other abuses to animals, it’s time perhaps to focus on something positive and renew our often dwindling faith in the human capacity for so much good.
Please though continue to take the suggested actions to help stop the Gadhimai festival ever happening again by clicking the following link which is updated frequently:
Please now watch the very moving videos below. Despite the overwhelming cruelty that seems to pervade the entire world there are millions of people who condemn the rampant abuse and exploitation of animals that we are presented with day after day. I have more visits, likes and comments for blog entries concerning animals than I have for any other issue. So yes there are overwhelming numbers of people who love animals and most people wouldn’t deliberately harm another creature. It’s the minority that are involved in harming other animals and that has to stop, but today lets focus on the good that we do.
Warning: You might want to have a box of tissues handy!
The first video shows people rescuing animals often at risk to their own safety
Restore your faith in humanity in 4 minutes flat
If you’re ever worried about losing faith in humankind, despair not: here is the antidote. Cue happy tears…
“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” – Aesop
Check out the following video from Animals Australia which shows acts of kindness towards ducks sometimes with the possibility of personal risk.
People Being Awesome
Though the aim is to lobby Victorian Labor Party to support an end to duck shooting in the upcoming state elections, it shows humans at their best. Do read more about this campaign:
The Very Touching Rescue of a Pit Bull Living in a Ditch
You may cry and then you may smile. You may be filled with sadness and then happiness. That’s what you get when you watch this heartwrenching, inspiring rescue of a Pit Bull named Nala. Truly a beautiful and moving video. (EldadHagar.com)
Paralysed dog rescued, watch her amazing recovery! Please share
Published on Feb 12, 2014 Yamuna is an Indian street dog who was hit by a car and left dragging her hind legs unable to stand. Watch what happened within just a few weeks of physical therapy andlove.Donate to help save the lives of rescued animals in India: http://www.animalaidunlimited.com