Speaking Out for Animals: True Stories about Real People who Rescue Animals (Google eBook)

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Kim W. Stallwood
Lantern Books, 2001 - Nature - 242 pages
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Powerful stories from many who are involved with animal advocacy at the most fundamental level -- rescuing animals from torture, deprivation, or despair.
  

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A collection of interviews with a wide assortment of people involved in animal rights & welfare. Includes Happy Endings stories and highlights of people who influenced the contributers. Very ... Read full review

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I really liked the interview format of the first half of the book. Read full review

Contents

IntroductionKim W Stallwood
1
Voices for Animals
7
Kim Sturla
93
Happy Endings
119
Unsung Heroes
181
Contributors
234
Copyright

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Page ix - Even so, there are few adults who honestly believe that animals have no feelings. But huge numbers of people are brainwashed into accepting cruel practices because that is the way things are. They become numbed, "all pity choked by custom of fell deed.
Page ix - Many learn that it is manly to shoot them for sport. Above all, children are often told that animals don't have feelings like ours, don't feel pain in the same way. This is how teachers persuade sensitive students to kill and dissect an animal in class.
Page viii - I was eighteen months old she found me in bed with a handful of earthworms. Instead of scolding me she just said quietly, "Jane, if you keep them here they'll die. They need the earth.

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About the author (2001)

stallwood is the longtime editor in chief of the animals' agenda.

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