Click Here for Mobile Access - http://mobile.kingsnake.com
Locate a business by name: click to list your business
search the classifieds. buy an account
find a reptile pet store by zip code
News & Events: Herp Video of the Week: Crested X Chahoua Hybrid! . . . . . . . . . .  Drinking game ends in animal abuse . . . . . . . . . .  Richmond Reptile Expo - Oct 25, 2014 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiDay Savannah - Oct. 25, 2014 . . . . . . . . . .  Repticon Denver - Oct. 25-26, 2014 . . . . . . . . . .  Kentucky Reptile Expo - Oct 25, 2014 . . . . . . . . . .  Texas Reptile Expo San Antonio - Nov 01-02, 2014 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiDay Springfield - Nov 01, 2014 . . . . . . . . . .  Repticon Columbia - Nov 01-02, 2014 . . . . . . . . . .  Kentucky Reptile Expo - Nov 01, 2014 . . . . . . . . . .  CinCity Reptile Show - Nov 02 2014 . . . . . . . . . .  Repticon Tampa - Nov 08-09, 2014 . . . . . . . . . . 
follow us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on YouTube link to us on LinkedIn follow us on kingsnake connect
Community blog
Are you a herper with something to say? Say it here on the new kingsnake.com community blog. Registered site users can log in with their existing username and password to create their own blog, make blog posts, and comment on other people's posts. We'll be enforcing some basic community blog guidelines, but beyond that, your blog is just that: yours.

click here for ReptMart

Sweetwater, Texas: Leaders in animal abuse since 1958

By Cindy Steinle
Sat, March 10 2012 at 12:22

Comments
Display comments as (Linear | Threaded)

JS Argyle - #1 - 2012-03-11 21:37 - (Reply)

In answer to your question, Cindy (and I suspect it's as rhetorical as my answer)while there are individual animal rights activists who, however misguided some of their philosophy and aims, really believe that all animals should be treated with respect, you will never see any animal welfare organization take a loud-mouthed stance in defense of a snake because that's not where the MONEY is...which is what it's all about for those people. Nobody will cough up donations to lobby against wanton slaughter of animals most people perceive as ugly.

As mean-spirited and un-American as it sounds, when your local chapter of the Jaycees asks for a contribution, don't give it to them...and politely but firmly explain why they're not getting your help (and suggest they might want to address that with their Sweetwater chapter.)People may not like snakes, but they like money. If people argue this isn't fair to the chapters that do a lot of good to their community, I have one answer: it's not about fair, because what happens in Sweetwater certainly isn't fair to the snakes.


Add Comment

Enclosing asterisks marks text as bold (*word*), underscore are made via _word_.
 
 
Click here for LLL Reptile & Supply

Search The Blogs

Enter a keyword to search kingsnake.com's user blog recent posts and archives.

Wikipedia Finder


Highlight a phrase and click the icon to search on using Wikipedia.