Cruelty to Animals

Animal abuse or neglect is when humans harm animals for purposes other than self defense. It can also refer to harming them for food or their fur, etc. Laws concerning animal cruelty are written to prevent cruelty to animals, rather than killing for other aims such as food, or they concern pets and animals not eaten as food.

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