Story archives - tag: "animal"


Though young, we were fierce in our compassion, and when we saw that the animals in the petting zoo were being treated unfairly, it wasn't long at all before we took matters into our own hands.

tags: petting zoo animal rights [add]

2010-12-07 09:41:43 / Rating: 523.25 /

Cat obsessed

My vacation is ruined knowing that 1,800 miles away my cat pooped on the living-room floor.

tags: pet obsession miserable pet lonely worry animal vacation sad [add]

2009-10-26 16:17:01 / Rating: 494 /

Anke Wehner

I imagine the public service crew pruning trees was surprised when the zoo borrowed their lift platform to get a cheetah out of a tree.

tags: animal cat zoo [add]

2009-01-20 12:30:15 / Rating: 445.75 /

I'm sorry, frog

25 years later, I still feel guilty for shooting that leopard frog in the head with my BB gun.

tags: animal frog death gun guilt sad [add]

2008-10-24 13:21:40 / Rating: 742.5 /

don't breed your dog

If I see another dog get dumped at the shelter, I just might save it or kill myself.

tags: dogs suicide depression animal [add]

2007-09-26 07:57:38 / Rating: 690.5 /


Unless she could come up with another five dollars and some odd cents within two weeks, Whiskers had to deal the fact that I'd accidentally purchased dog food.

tags: misfortune animal cruelty [add]

2007-08-19 21:34:03 / Rating: 454.25 /


The loneliest goat I ever saw was out in the field as I drove by, the wooden fence marking the boundary of the pasture underneath the hanging gray clouds.

tags: animal car goat [add]

2007-06-11 09:49:26 / Rating: 509.25 /