Animal Overpopulation Persuasive Speech

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Countless lives locked away in cages and forgotten about have overwhelmed our society, it has left blood stains on our history as a species and if history has taught us anything, it’s that we have a choice to change our ways of adjusting to situations. A war which was fought in means of ending such criminal acts, yet we as human beings do little to nothing to end the terrible crimes of animal deaths in shelters. Between these problems lies a terrible truth, nearly every year, almost eight million cats and dogs have been placed in shelters around the world. Out of these very large numbers, half will be euthanized. That equals to one animal being put down every 8 seconds. Animals that are not adopted are kept in shelters until they find a home.…show more content…
I didn’t realize how big of an issue this was until about age 11 when I noticed how bad they get treated when they are not taken care of. I am so excited to tell people how they can solve this problem. I have helped with this issue in many ways I have 2 kittens that we saved on the highway, a momma kitty who had her 2 babies under our house, 1 cat that was roaming our neighborhood and 1 cat from a drive through. I still have them now and will never leave them behind, we also made sure to have them all spayed or neutered along with some others that we were able to capture and release. This is not enough we need more people to do this! I would like to find more ways to get more people involved in saving these beautiful animals from horrible living environments and needless…show more content…
There are simply too many animals being brought into this world, and not enough space or homes for them to live. As pet owners, we need to take responsibility in the way we handle this problem. We need to adopt from shelters, spay or neuter our pets and be committed to taking care of them before we get them which means feeding them correctly and not leave them outside for a long period of

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