Friday, March 18, 2011

Helping a friend

I've noted many times how all living creatures are equally affected by natural disasters. Bush fires, floods, eathquakes  - we're all in it together.

Here's another example.

Days after the Japanese earthquake a dog was still watching over an injured dog. When it saw an approaching TV crew it went to them and led them to its injured friend.



I found it in the UK Daily Telegraph, and the story's here.

5 comments:

theguff said...

For myself as a dog lover, that footage humanises the current crisis in Japan more than any of the other videos i've seen.

I can't comprehend the scale of human suffering currently taking place in Japan, but I can remember how sad my dog was when his sister died.

Stained said...

At least we humans get warnings...most of the time.

I've always wondered about my cats that if a natural disaster does occur here would I go back to rescue/search for them (if they weren't with me in the first place) and gladly the answer in my head has always been yes.

Anonymous said...

It's "its (injured friend)"

Seabee said...

Anon@12.22 thank you, I've fixed my inexcusable mistake. I hang my head in shame.

M. Loureiro said...

"First it was necessary to civilize man in relation to man himself. Now it is necessary to civilize man in relation to nature and animals."
(Victor Hugo)
Animals are good friends ...


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