Why do people abuse innocent animals? Is it just for the fun of it? What would you do if you saw someone hurting an animal? Would you do something to stop it ? Most of you won’t, most of you would just watch while they abuse the animals I will be talking about many different animals but mostly cats and dogs, because they are the most abused domestic animals in this world. Domestic means that these are types of animals you can have in your home.
Who would abuse a poor defenceless cat or dog? Unfortunately, people of all ages abuse animals. This includes senior citizens, adults, teenagers and even children. Sadly, most animal abusers and killers are teenagers.
They are more likely to be an abuser of animals. Serious or repeated animal cruelty is seen more often in boys than girls. People now days have low self-esteem, few friends, and are bullies who may also be known for skipping school, damaging other people’s property and have other bad behaviours. These are the type of people that would likely abuse animals.
Adults who abuse animals may have grown up in an abusive home. Sometimes, one adult may take out their anger on their dog or cat. Others do it for no reason. Sadly, teenagers abuse animals for fun, even though there certainly is nothing funny about what they have done. It is the exact opposite – stupidity.
Abused cats have been beaten and even killed by their owners. One cat was burned to death by teenagers. During my research, I read of two teens that killed a total of seventeen cats. One cat was put in a microwave and was killed. Another man killed his cat by hitting it with a rake. If this doesn’t make you feel sick, I don’t what else would.
Dogs have been abused as well. Five puppies were thrown down into an outhouse hole. Luckily, someone walking by heard their pitiful whining and they were all rescued. One man killed his mother’s dog with a hammer. Another dog, named Rudy, was...