Notes from a small dog: The dotted line…


Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

I am an animal. Therefore, I am not sentient…

I have no emotions.

I do not feel happiness…

… joy…

… or fear.

I have no curiosity, because I am not a sentient being.

I have no understanding of the finer emotions, like gentleness, or sharing.

No understanding of wonder, excitement…

…or hope.

I do not suffer when I am ill.

I need no comforting…

I cannot laugh…

…or be bored…

…and I have no sense of humour.

I feel no guilt…because I am not conscious of wrongdoing…

…and I cannot feel love.

My two-legs disagrees.

Under the current EU laws, animal sentience, and the existence of their feelings, is recognised and must be taken into full account as new laws and rulings are passed.

The UK government have quietly voted to exclude animal sentience from the laws being passed to define our nation as we leave the EU. Although…

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3 comments

  1. Most politicians are in dire need of professional consultation, if you know what I mean. This is a humane disaster. Won’t tell our pets what the Brits are doing, it will upset them no end.

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  2. Thank you so much for sharing this, Jean.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Not all the Brits, thankfully… just the government, sadly, though they seem to be backtracking a bit at the moment.

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