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This heartwarming video of a turkey being cuddled by her rescuer is a sweet reminder that turkeys are more than just “food” -they are living beings that deserve the same level of compassion and respect as any other animal. The caring people at Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary already know this and it is their mission to show others how wonderful these innocent animals are.

Turkeys are animals that create bonds, socialize, and adore being caressed and loved on. Turkeys even like music, playing, and are super smart – they are capable of learning the geography of an area in order to find food!

Farm animals are not very different from your domestic animals at home. They too have their own preferences, dislikes, and personalities, and if given the chance, they can be just as loyal, fun, and affectionate. When you begin to think of farm animals as more than just “food,” only then can we begin to truly make a real difference for these beautiful beings.

To learn more about Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary click here.

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Ruth Eisenbud
10 Months Ago

Win, I agree with you... However the underlying reason that all this cruelty is possible is permission from religion... the judeo.christian doctrine of dominion...

Here is a prayer from a different tradition, one which honors the lives of all beings:

Every Thanksgiving the Jain Association of North America issues a prayer that reflects reverence for life:
Thanksgiving Prayer

"Today we give thanks for this vegan meal and the
people who have labored to harvest and prepare this
meal for us. We give thanks for the many lives that
have contributed to our lives. We also ask for
forgiveness from the living beings that we have
harmed, intentionally and unintentionally.

We are grateful for our health and the opportunity to
eat with others on this day. We aspire, with
compassionate hearts, to use the energy that we gain
from this meal and our friends to contribute to the
peace and happiness of all living beings.

We pray that all the people of the world will avoid
inflicting harm on animals and fellow human beings and
practice nonviolence and compassion. We express our
sorrow at the suffering of all the turkeys and other
animals that have died. May peace and compassion grow
in ourselves and extend to all around us."

The ethic expressed by this prayer is AHIMSA, non-violence to any living being. Dominion is exactly the opposite.

Ruth Eisenbud
10 Months Ago

Who will see turkeys differently... not those in the dominion tr cook them, turkey give aways by christian charities, and secular charities... boasting of their compassion as the load boxes of slaughtered turkeys, onto vans for distribution.... their grinning face show that they have no clue of the suffering they have caused.

24 Nov 2017

It\'s a hideous business Ruth. Now Tesco are urging us to buy their turkeys - for each one sold they will give £1.00 to charity. Is that to make us feel less guilty, twice? Every TV cookery programme and magazine article shows us ways to cook them and recycle the left-overs for the next few days. Aren\'t humans repulsive?

Turkeys make lovely pets. Our last pair of girls were very different from each other. one stayed at home, the other had wanderlust, frequently staying away overnight! To begin with they never stop eating - a habit formed from constant access to food to \'fatten\' them [making movement difficult]. They are a delight to chat to and get on well with our other pet/rescue birds. Rescue some soon - time is running out!

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