Thesis: Animal abuse usually happens when the owner is going through emotional issues I: Animal cruelty is widely known and one of the most committed cases A. Animal cruelty can be beating a animal or refusing to take care or the animal B. Animal cruelty usually happens with teenage males who grew up in a abusive home. II: Most serial killers in America start off by abusing or killing pets or growing up in a abusive home A. If people can stop this abuse it can reduce the amount of killers globally. B. Also some abusers are born in a abusive homes which makes them take their anger on others sometimes. III: animal abuse happens all around the world and it can be stopped. A. Lawmakers are beginning to crack down on the abuse of animals. B. Forty seven states recognize animal abuse as a felony and can put criminals in jail. Cause and effect :
If parents mistreat kids it can lead to animal cruelty
If parents are abusive to each other it can lead to emotional stress of the child causing abuse to a animal or pet If a child feels neglected he can possibly neglect or mistreat a animal
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