Effects Of Animal Cruelty
Make sure the abuse is not intentional. Granted failure to provide food and water is also a big deal, physical harm takes things to a new level. Animal cruelty happens for a variety of different reasons. 71% of pet owning women entering shelters reported that their batterer had threatened, injured, or even killed family pets for revenge or control. 32% of people reported that their children had hurt or killed animals. 68% of battered women reported violence against animals. 75% of abuse happens in the presence of children to psychologically control them. 70% of abusers also had committed other crimes.
People who abuse animals are five times more likely to harm humans. Animal violence is linked to human violence because if someone is willing and able to commit violence against an animal, then what is stopping them from committing violence against another human? Abusers often blame the victim. Regardless of the circumstance, the abuser does not want to take responsibility for their actions and often look for excuses to blame the animal. Owning up to their actions is too much of a task and would be an hindrance to their self-esteem and …show more content…
A lot of people stray away from discussing the issue because they do not like to think about it and would rather pretend it does not happen, when in reality, it happens daily. In China, every year the have a festival called The Yulin Festival which is basically the abuse and torture of animals and eating them afterwards. This abuse includes: setting the dogs on fire whilst being alive, ripping them apart, boiling them alive, and also breaking their bones. Finding out about his festival absolutely broke my heart in ways that are unfathomable. I have been angry, I have cried, and I have hurt for these poor animals and it is time for the torture to be put to rest, once and for all. Why hurt a defenseless animal who has done nothing wrong? I cannot seem to understand why this is a thing. Why is this happening? Why is this ok? It is not is the real answer. Not even remotely. It is unhuman and unjust. It is the farthest thing from ok. It is intolerable and the abusers should face serious jail time. Taking your aggression out on someone is one thing, but taking your anger out on an undeserving animal who has done no wrong is simply