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Monday, November 24, 2008

Haters

We got a little bit of coverage in our little local paper yesterday over our recent adoption of Blossom and Tinkerbell. I realize that not everyone loves animals the way I do, but why do people have such nasty, snarky reactions to the idea of someone attempting to alleviate suffering in the world? You can click on 'comments' to read what some of the local ignorant rednecks had to say about our story. Grr.

15 comments:

Ryan Kennedy said...

Some people are just upset because they can't forge relationships with humans as healthy as our relationships with animals. ;)

beakee said...

Oh man.. I can't believe those insensitive jerks :(

Vegan_Noodle said...

So sorry for those comments Tamara.... lots of ignorant people out there I guess.

Roz said...

Hello! I adopted a turkey from farm sanctuary again this year. This time it was Echo who was chosen for me! We will be enjoying home-made vegetarian lasagna on Thanksgiving!

On another note, I saw the Sarah Palin video last night and was totally sickened by it!!!

Sarah said...

My general rule of thumb is ... NEVER READ THE COMMENTS.

We are fortunate to know turkeys by name, and they are unfortunate enough to never know that kind of love.

Vegan Girl (Roni Seabury) said...

Oh gosh they make me sick. They just want attention. For them posting comments on the internet is to them their 15 minutes of fame. Just ignore them. They are the one's hurting from guilt for hurting animals and they don't know how to react from their emotions other than to go on hurting others.

Skye Jewelry said...

Seriously, what is wrong with people? Unfortunately, there are a lot of unintelligent, ignorant people out there. They were raised to not think about what they put in their mouths. I'm so glad I know people like you!

Neva said...

Thank you so much for giving a home to these beautiful birds. Some people have nothing in themselves to feel good about so they spend their time trying to tear others down. Just try to remember what empty frauds they are. The beauty you create in your work is real, the beauty in your heart that shines through in your kindness is real. They can never know beauty like that.

Aimee Dars said...

Your turkeys are great, and you are great for adopting them. I'm sorry that you have to share your community with some of the idiots who commented on the paper's article.

Nicole said...

No good deed goes unpunished right? I had the same thing happen when a paper published how I was helping to tighten laws on permanent neglectful dog chaining. I wouldn't even read the emails, they do no good just harm.

You did the right thing :) Thats AWESOME!!

Emma's K9 Kitchen said...

Don't pay those worthless excuses for humanity any mind, my dear. You rock and are wonderful for taking in such beautiful creatures!

artbysusmitha said...

Think of it this way, when you have shown such kindness and love to the intelligent creatures - turkeys - then I guess you might as well feel sorry for the dumb creatures - those %^&*ing nasty rednecks - because they don't even realize what miserable lives they're leading.

Please don't let them get to you, in fact please stop bothering to reply to them at all. They OBVIOUSLY have deep rooted issues when they make nasty comments about a kind act. Don't get sucked into their attention seeking behavior.

Instead please know that you are truly appreciated for what you've done by the turkeys, by the Universe and by all the human beings with a heart and some sense.

Tamara said...

I've gotten over being offended by those idiots. I think it's obvious to anyone reading those comments that those are just nasty, ignorant people. But I am glad that I responded so that I could get more information out than was included in the original article regarding the lives of factory farmed turkeys. Hopefully it will help educate someone out there.

Gothcupcake said...

Tamara kudos to you for first of all simply living the vegan lifestyle. We all know how much vegans have to go through on a daily basis, often times being forced to defend out beliefs. It is unfair. You are truly a wonderful person to save those animals from their typical fate. Animal rights are important, compassion is the key and anyone who is too narrow minded and cold to see what a great thing you have done is simply ignorant. Do not take their comments to heart!

mvegan said...

I agree! ;0) Thank you so much for helping the animals, you know they appreciate and need it ;)
Michele