Quantico Has No Compassion for Feral Cats

Critter News

It is NOT the animals' fault that they have been abandoned to miserable lives. (Of Quantico Military Base is really behaving cruelly when it comes to the feral cats on its base. They've prohibited feeding and want the animals trapped. If they are not adoptable, oh well, kill them. Please. Of course, this is the military, so why should they be any better than humanity in general?)

On Compassionate Carnivores and Betrayal

Animal Person

There's no "compassion" in the process. A violation of trust or confidence, an abandonment of something committed to one's charge. Stephanie's post about " The Compassionate Hypocrite " on Saturday reminded me of what Catherine Friend and other " compassionate carnivores " are doing in addition to twisting the definition of compassionate beyond recognition. Their claim is that what has become the customary way to take sentient nonhumans from babyhood to untimely death is not humane.

The Emotional Lives of Animals

4 The Love Of Animals

Many animals also display wide-ranging emotions, including joy, happiness, empathy, compassion, grief, and even resentment and embarrassment. Sometimes a chimpanzee, usually an adult male, will dance at a waterfall with total abandon. Animal Rescues: Feeling Compassion for Those in Need. They show how individuals of different species display compassion and empathy for those in need. Grief, friendship, gratitude, wonder, and other things we animals experience.