You can tell the progress and morals of a nation by the way they treat their animals. ~Ghandi
Most cases are never reported, and most animal suffering goes unrecognized and unabated.”
Most common victims
The animals whose abuse is most often reported are dogs, cats, horses and livestock. Based on numbers from pet-abuse.com, of 1,880 cruelty cases reported in the media in 2007:
64.5 percent (1,212) involved dogs (25 percent of these were identified as pit-bull-type breeds)
18 percent (337) involved cats
25 percent (470) involved other animals
Here is what this tells us, animals need our love in a desperate way. It’s now time we get involved again and this time we need your help. Know of a deserving animal or person making a positive difference? If your answer is yes, please SUBMIT SHOW STORY today.