MEOW! My name is June Buggie and I have something to say.
You can watch a video of today’s Rant, thanks to Cat Forsley!
Animal cruelty is a problem in our society.
Domestic violence is a problem in our society.
But did you know the two often go hand-in-hand?
Indeed, 68% of battered women reported violence towards their animals; 87% of these incidents occurred in the presence of the women, and 75% in the presence of the children, to psychologically control and coerce them (NCADV).
Disturbed children kill or harm animals to emulate their parents’ conduct, to prevent the abuser from killing the pet, or to take out their aggressions on another victim more helpless than themselves.
So those animals that are found horribly mutilated? Animals abandoned in deserted areas or the middle of an Interstate? Animals found dead and stuffed in trash bins? Those could be…
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