2 May 2014
Whether an animal did something to make you mad or upset, you are going through a rough time, or simply just because you want to or feel like it, animal abuse is wrong in every way and our society should have more stringent laws against it. Animal abuse should be stopped. Every day, many animals are beaten, mistreated, or neglected, leaving the animals little hope as they live out the days of their lives without the compassion they deserve. Many people take animals for granted and animal abuse is something people see and hear about all of the time, yet in today’s society people tend to turn a blind eye on it. Every animal deserves the right to live just as us humans do. When it comes to animal cruelty, everyone should be aware of the types of animal abuse, why it should be stopped, and how it can be stopped.
Animal cruelty is acts of violence or neglect perpetrated against animals. There are many different types of animal abuse going on in the world today. One type of animal abuse is animal factory farms. Most people don’t tend to think that eating meat such as beef, pork, and chicken has anything to do with animal abuse, when in reality it does. In factory farms where they keep the animals before killing them, the animals have to live in a world full of abuse. Pigs, for instance, are killed by getting slammed head first into the concrete ground or by being tossed into poisonous bins of gas while slowly suffering to death if they are sick or do not grow fast enough. Animals in these factory farms suffer in various ways such as getting their throats slit or by being cramped into tight places, causing them to suffer from depression or insanity. People don’t realize that before the meat they are eating became the food on their plate, it was an animal that once suffered abuse. These animals don’t have any choice but to fall into these terrible living conditions the day they are born. Farmers and researchers...