Animal Cruelty: Causes In The World Of Animal Abuse

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Animal abuse is categorized in many different ways. Lots of humans don’t recognize it when it’s right under their nose. The signs that point to animal abuse are very obvious, yet many choose to ignore it. Constantly people are trying to rid the world of animal abuse, yet they themselves don’t speak up when they do see it happening.
Animal neglect is seen as an animal’s caretaker failing to provide food, water, shelter, or veterinary care needed for an animal to survive. Animal neglect has been seen as either unintentional or intentional, but whichever it is seen as, it still causes the animal to suffer. In some cases, animal neglect will end in death. “Animal control agencies nationwide report that animal neglect cases are the most common
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Many times animal cruelty goes unnoticed and unsolved. Often states and countries rely on the citizens to report animal cruelty going on in the area. People should call their local animal control, animal shelter, or the police if they see an animal being abused. Signs of animal cruelty include: abandonment, depriving an animal of proper shelter, depriving an animal or proper food and water, injuring an animal on purpose, overworking or misusing animals bred for labor, leaving an animal in a vehicle or confined space where the temperature is inappropriate or transporting an animal improperly.
Spay and neuter plays a huge role in animal abuse. Many people fail to get their pets fixed. To spay is to remove a female animal’s ovaries and uterus so that she cannot reproduce and to neuter is to remove a male animal’s testicles so that he cannot reproduce. Spaying and neutering dramatically reduces the number of stray animals on the streets and in shelters. Cats can have as many as 3 litters a year. The fewer amounts of animals being born each year reduce the amount of animals that can be

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