2004 - by Betsy Seeton
I took this village shot when I was in Greece in 2004. It had always been a dream of mine to visit the Greek Islands. I was not disappointed. But I am terribly saddened as I read about the animal abuse going on over there. It's one more heart wrenching and tragic example of such inhumanity.
I have never posted graphic images on my site. I don't support sensationalism. I don't watch videos showing inhumane acts. I prefer to use words and nice visuals, but I came across a site called Abolitionist-Online and thought it deserves to be passed along. I glanced at the heart wrenching images of animal abuse (it's very hard for me to stomach) and read the information. It's horrific what's going on in Greece. We must not turn a blind eye. Abused animals need protection and help from caring humans.
photo from abolitionist-online.com
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