Sharing animals’ pain
It was hard for me to cope during the first few months of being a vegan, especially when I became an animal rights advocate and saw up-close how inhumanely animals were treated. Despite all I witnessed and experienced, I eventually learned to cope with the help of all animals.
Animals that find freedom or live in an animal sanctuary, instead of in captivity, bring me joy. They give me hope that someday, all cages will be empty; that we will learn to respect all beings. Seeing animals in their natural habitat also keeps me calm, knowing that they’re with their family, living their lives to the fullest, and are not being exploited or harmed by humans.