Essay about Animal Cruelty And Animal Neglect

849 Words Oct 13th, 2016 4 Pages
Animal Neglect

Animal neglect can be classified in two categories: domestic and nondomestic. When most people hear of animal abuse they think of domestic, the cute little house pets. This is the domestic form of animal neglect but the other is nondomestic meaning the wild animals. Both get abused often. However the media only ever covers few domestic cases. There is a rising problem with animal neglect. I don 't think people realize how much is actually going on in the world. Some don 't even acknowledge wildlife abuse, as “ there only wild animals “ or “ there 's too many of them anyway “. Animals tested on in laboratories are often ignores and not prosecuted because its cheap to test on animals and they can 't test on humans. No one will miss the animals know one even knows so it 's fine. The horrifying part is this is what they actually think. Those animals aren 't even treated as living beings. The things those animals go through is horrifying but some don 't feel the same as some humans like to think of themselves high above the animals, believing that animals are tools to use as they see fit. As if animals are just another resource.

The animals neglect is reported the most are dogs, cats, horses and livestock. This is based on the 1,423 U.S. neglect cases on’s 2011 digest in which species of the victim was specified:70.1% involved dogs, 20.9% involved cats and 24.1% involved other animals. Every year millions of animal neglect cases are reported.…

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