Is this not the most delightful picture in the world? I’m still trying to locate the original source for proper credit but in the meantime, for no other reason than this brings my soul joy, I had to share!
“Poor dumb animals cannot speak for themselves, and therefore every one who has his speech should plead for them.”
“There’s a deal to be done with animals with kindness, and nothing with cruelty. He who is unmerciful to his beast is worse than a beast himself.”
“Mr. Rowland Hill used to say that a man was not a true Christian if his dog and his cat were not the better off for it. That witness is true.”
“I do not believe in the piety of a man who is cruel to a horse. There is need of the whip sometimes, but the man who uses it cruelly cannot surely be a converted man”
“Treat all creatures kindly, then, so far as you can, for the great Creator’s sake.”
– Charles Spurgeon –