Owning cats is not vegan

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Kaz1983
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Re: Owning cats is not vegan

Post by Kaz1983 » Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:32 pm

teo123 wrote:
Tue Aug 27, 2019 3:06 am
Kaz1983 wrote:Here's a picture of him, try tell me he doesn't look happy and relaxed!
Well, to me it looks like he is very sleepy. Or, possibly but unlikely, that he is panicking and can't move out of fear. Nothing to suggest he likes people. If he did, why would he be hiding under a bed?
Seriously man, do you think that's all does? ... that photo was taken last summer and that's the only tiled part of the lounge room.. tiles are colder than carpet and rugs. Ohhh we didn't have the air-conditioner last summer - it gets hot in summer here.

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Post by teo123 » Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:11 am

@brimstoneSalad, what do you think about this issue? Do you agree with me that Kaz1983 is probably anthropomorphizing rabbits?

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Post by Kaz1983 » Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:33 pm

teo123 wrote:
Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:11 am
@brimstoneSalad, what do you think about this issue? Do you agree with me that Kaz1983 is probably anthropomorphizing rabbits?
Why do you feel like your in a position to judge me? I'm not saying your flat out wrong, just that certain things you're saying are way off the mark.

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Post by Kaz1983 » Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:41 pm

Kaz1983 wrote:
Fri Jul 26, 2019 1:48 pm
teo123 wrote:
Fri Jul 26, 2019 4:35 am
@brimstoneSalad, do you at least agree with me that pet rabbits, being prey animals and having instincts typical for prey animals, probably don't love their owners, and would probably escape from them if given a chance to?
95% of rabbits are locked outside in wood hutches.
Do you disagree with this statement?
See allowing a rabbit to trust you and thier environment is very, very important ..
Does an animal trusting it's owner, change the way it interacts with people in general?
Compare that to a rabbit that lives inside the house and trusts you completely.. the rabbit can choose to look around the whole house and the rabbit can find out what is most enjoyable and what's not enjoyable.. they can do this, whilst switching off their (subconscious) "survival" switch now that they are not prey animals anymore..
Do you think what I'm saying here is wrong? I suppose it's a case of it's behaviour dictated by the environment the rabbit is in.

It doesn't matter if it's behaviour is dictated by the environmentor it's in OR does the environment dictates the rabbits behaviour -and therefore interacts with the people she trusts.

I'm sorry, but you don't know what you're talking about...
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Post by Kaz1983 » Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:47 pm

:mrgreen:

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Post by teo123 » Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:49 am

Kaz1983 wrote: 95% of rabbits are locked outside in wood hutches.
I don't think being in cage matters much to animals that aren't very intelligent. My mother used to keep a hamster in a cage. And once she accidentally left the cage open for a whole night. When she saw that next morning, she was certain he had escaped the cage... but he didn't. And my mother would often put her hand into the cage, and he would run into her hand to get cuddled.
Though, once upon a time it happened that my mother put her finger into his cage, and he bit her finger. She was telling me he probably thought her finger was a carrot, but I insisted he did that intentionally.
I mean, of course, I hated that hamster. I was complaining that it was stinky. I often suggested my mother to give that hamster to our cat, and that angered her a lot.

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