Today is World Stray Animals Day! We humans are capable of domesticating animals and subsequently abandoning them on the streets, leading to an ever-growing population of stray and feral animals. We can’t undo the domestication of animals, but we can think about our actions to counter the developments we have created. Before getting a pet, … More World Stray Animals Day!
Where is the link, you may think? Well, there are several. Holidays bring with them an influx of abandoned pets. They are left at the shelter as they can’t find someone to look after them while they are on holidays. Sometimes the animals are even left tied to a tree or let loose somewhere. All … More Holidays and animal welfare
Recently, several people have crossed my path who are challenging the way I think or the way I choose to live or be. It may start with a conversation on veganism and soon move towards what we, as humans, do to the world. While I am trying to live well, as much as possible, I still … More Where to draw the line?
*A satire…* *Really, humans should not be kept as pets and are not subject to ownership!* About a month ago I got my first pet snake, a corn snake, and I am completely in love. The only regret I have is that I did not get snakes sooner. My second snake, a royal python, will … More Humans as pets – care sheet