Since I was quite young, my favorite writer has been James Herriot. He was a veterinarian who worked in the Yorkshire Dales in the UK, and spent much of his time rescuing and helping to rehome stray or abused animals. To this point he wrote:
“I had often thought when I encountered cruelty and neglect that there was a whole army of people who did these unspeakable things, a great unheeding horde who never spared a thought for the feelings of the helpless creatures who depended on them. It was frightening in a way, but thank heavens there was another army who fought for the animals with everything they had–with their energy, their time, their money.” ~James Herriots Dog Stories
As it is today, we still need that army. Let’s find out more about them, and recruit a few helpers to the ranks.