Anonymous
Anonymous asked in PetsOther - Pets · 2 months ago

Do you believe keeping pets is against nature and cruel to lock them up and keep them on leashes?

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  • 2 months ago
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    I have had a menagerie of unusual pets in my days. Cages for those that free run just to dangerous without supervision. A skunk and possum had no cage, just their sleeping space and bed. The skunk shared the cats litter box, even food bowls, free to come and go as they chose though.

    Of course I complied with leash laws, the dogs just fine on leads. Our big property, their home,their way.

    Wild animals belong in the wild, no contest there.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    **** off, dumbass PETA loser.

  • patty
    Lv 5
    2 months ago

    I believe god made certain animals eg dogs and cats to be pets for us.

    • daniel g
      Lv 7
      2 months agoReport

      That is merely the fact these were domesticated before the great pyramids were built.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Use a shock collar.

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  • Ocimom
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    No. It's called being a RESPONSIBLE owner.

  • Nathan
    Lv 4
    2 months ago

    Having a pet doesn't mean you lock them up, and the majority of the time a animal is off the leash (if it is a species that requires one, most don't). If you're catering to its needs and can financially support it then it isn't cruel

  • 2 months ago

    ofcourse I believe taking their way of life and the ability to be independent is the biggest cruelty

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    My dog is part of my life. To my dog we are her life. If we didn't take care of her she would have died years ago as she is under 10 pounds and unable to take care of herself. She is happy, better taken care of then some children, so how is that cruel?

  • David
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    No. Cats, dogs, and all domesticated animals, in fact, wouldn't exist if it weren't for humans. Is it cruel to keep wild animals as pets - yes. But not domesticated animals. Domesticated animals have been breed for generations to be companions to humans.

  • chris
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    No!

    But I do believe breeding pets just for profit is!

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