Notes from a small dog: The dotted line…

If there is one post that you as an animal lover should read today it is this one. From Sue Vincent and the little black dog Ani… you will get it without me explaining anything.. #recommended

Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

I am an animal. Therefore, I am not sentient…

I have no emotions.

I do not feel happiness…

… joy…

… or fear.

I have no curiosity, because I am not a sentient being.

I have no understanding of the finer emotions, like gentleness, or sharing.

No understanding of wonder, excitement…

…or hope.

I do not suffer when I am ill.

I need no comforting…

I cannot laugh…

…or be bored…

…and I have no sense of humour.

I feel no guilt…because I am not conscious of wrongdoing…

…and I cannot feel love.

My two-legs disagrees.

Under the current EU laws, animal sentience, and the existence of their feelings, is recognised and must be taken into full account as new laws and rulings are passed.

The UK government have quietly voted to exclude animal sentience from the laws being passed to define our nation as we leave the EU. Although…

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11 thoughts on “Notes from a small dog: The dotted line…

  1. Ani and I thank you for reblogging this, Sally. There are noises from Westminster suggesting they ‘were always going to’ enshrine animal sentience in law, in spite of this particular clause being rejected, but considering the public outcry, that is not surprising. I won’t be happt intil I see it signed and sealed. xxx

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  2. Pingback: To all dog owners and animal lovers….I found this post from a fellow blogger. – Foodzesty

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