Animal products may be ubiquitous, but farm animals themselves are fairly invisible, and I’m hoping people who read the book might stop to consider these animals’ lives and recognise that they’re individuals, not commodities; that they are sentient, and have unique personalities and emotions.” Pinterest Abe, a 21-year-old Alpine goat, was given to a sanctuary after his guardian entered an assisted living facility.
“They are dependent on each other,” says Stacey Becker, Luna and Cloud’s owner. Becker, who works from home and is able to keep an eye on the pair throughout the day, says that Luna and Cloud are nothing short of inseparable.
Dr. Faye Bethell, the veterinarian who performed the surgery, explained, “The goldfish was constipated because he had a lump blocking his bottom, rather than because of his diet or any other reason.”
Charu Bhoj, mother of a six-year-old, says, “When I introduced her to the dog it was like she had a child of her own to take care off.” Keeping a pet teaches the kid to be responsible about the needs of the pet.