public and private life of animals

Stress Relief (M)

video credits: sweaterpawsjimin

gif created by: Admin Smuttyfairy

Summary: When it’s been awhile since you’ve paid a visit to Mr. CEO Kim Taehyung’s office for help in his relief of stress. c;

Genre: saaa-mutttttt

Keywords: rough sex, dirty talk, begging, teasing, orgasm denial(ish)??, spanking c:

Word Count: 4028

Written by: Admin Smuttyfairy

A/N: I tried :D…anyway, I started on this last summer and completely forgot about it until I was scrolling through my google doc files. I started working on it again so here’s the finished product (again, i tried :D)!

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anonymous asked:

I hope I'm not being rude when I say this or that I don't think your criticism doesn't have value (bc i think victor should have retired), but I think that some themes and things in YOI are focused more in an Eastern perspective rather than a Westerner one?? Yuri himself has stated that his theme on love is abstract... idk

this isnt rude! however, i wholeheartedly disagree

(ive also seen this come up a lot as a reason for no “i love you” scenes, for why the kiss wasnt shown directly, & sorta thrown around as a general “ppl dont understand yoi for REAL!!!” so im happy to have a reason to address it.)

ive mentioned this a few times, but i study sociology & psychology! so i def get the idea of where ppl are coming from in regards to cultural norms/POVs, and japan is def super different from the USA (which is where im from) or other western cultures

however, before “cultural differences” is tossed around as a blanket justification, its important to understand the culture in question, the background cultures of the characters, and put yoi into context of not just japan, but of japanese anime. &, honestly, in context of yoi itself (more on that later)!

so lemme address the cultures in general, and then apply it to yuri on ice.

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Aviary Attorney: Birdseed For All

While browsing through some archived public domain books, I stumbled on a goldmine of satirical drawings from a French artist in the 1840s. I had an urge to give the drawings a new life, so I started work on a narrative-heavy lawyering game that made use of the assets.

Here are some gifs.

The underlying engine is about half complete (JSON files contain all the dialog, choice mechanics, and level transitions), but the writing has a long way to go.

For those curious: the source of the character drawings is Scènes de la vie privée et publique des animaux (Scenes of the public and private life of animals), illustrated by Jean-Jacques Grandville. The sources I’ve used for the backgrounds so far are Paris révolutionnaire and Paris à travers les âges.

elphabacanfigureskate  asked:

Zoos are not prisons. Zoos keep species alive. Without zoos hundreds of animal species would no longer exist. I work at the zoo that brought the Panamanian Golden Frog back from the brink of extinction. Without breeding programs in zoos cheetahs, giraffes, tigers, elephants, white rhinos, and nearly every central american amphibian would be extinct.

A lot of other facilities do this to. Or at least try to. Places like wild life preserves and animal sanctuaries do not receive proper funding because people would rather use their money to see animals in subpar enclosures. I think that’s wrong. Sanctuaries and preserves are by far more natural and less exploitative. The animals come first always and a lot of the time these places are non-profit and are actually private, meaning the public can’t view the animals. They are usually located in the animals natural habitat or in a vast empty region similar to their natural habitat.

I hate zoos. That’s it. I’m tired of you people following the zoo bandwagon. The majority of animals in a zoo are in no danger AT ALL. So next time you guys throw out the old, “but zoos save animals” card, keep in mind that 80% of captive animals in a zoo do not need any saving.

There is nothing natural about an elephant being kept in an enclosure that I can see across from and nothing natural about a lion behind glass or a gorilla behind a cage. If you people truly, and I mean TRULY cared about animals and their habitat you would donate to preserves and sanctuaries and help to increase laws helping the animal and their habitat.

Stop fucking gawking at poor animals.

If you want to see a tiger, watch a god damn wild life documentary.

http://vegankween.tumblr.com/zoo

fortheloveofwildlife-deactivate  asked:

In that post you made about me, there ar pictures I have taken that were posted without my consent -some that I haven't even posted online but that Krystelle sent you. I have not given my permission to post these pictures. I want them removed, I don't care who made that post, you can edit it and remove the pictures. It's an attack to my person and my private life as well. Perhaps you'll realize what I said about her was true when she will be fined or more, for federal and provincial infractions.

Honestly?

I trust Krystelle more than you because she hasn’t given any indication that she’s been lying. She’s always been up front about the fact that the animals were from a fur farm and got mad to see that you were lying about the business in public.

You did start to tell the truth a little bit, now, you no longer claim to have Crystal as a pet (although you never did admit that the photo was a dead animal that I’m aware of) and you fessed up to the fact that little Noki is living at a fur farm now and appear to be trying harder and that’s great.

But here’s the thing: it’s a lot easier to be truthful up front than it is to try and climb out of a hole. I’ve found that post again and from what I can find, only a small handful of the pictures are actually yours. The rest of them were used with permission, or screenshots taken by someone else of public websites. I’ve gone ahead and removed the few photos I recognized from first being on your blog (even the pelt one) but honestly, the damage has already been done.

Even without the photos there, it’s hard to undo THAT much lying, Anda, and I’m not even really sure WHY you did it. You can claim that it was for Krystelle’s business, but let’s be real, trying to pass a dead pelt off as a live animal had everything to do with your ego and nothing to do with her business. Hell, if you hadn’t pulled that stunt, this might never have happened and you might still be working there for all we know.

Furthermore, even if Krystelle is an evil Cruella De Vil like character that wanted to murderize cute animals to turn them into pelts and coats, you willingly worked for her and willingly lied to cover up her business until she told you you were through and only then did you find it atrocious enough to speak out about. Krystelle didn’t know about the blog, you could have just as easily taken pictures of the atrocities here and posted them to make an informative anti-fur pro-wildlife blog but that’s not what you did.

Honestly, I don’t even hate you, Anda. I’m just CONFUSED by you. I’m BAFFLED that anyone would want to lie that much about something so stupid. Obviously you have Miko (or had, I heard another rumor that your mom got sick of him and that he no longer lives with you full time but fuck there’s so many Goddamn rumors I can’t even stand it anymore) so I don’t know WHY you’d lie about Crystal the fox being a real live pet. There was literally no reason in the world for it. Yet there it is. There it is in front of God and everyone being stupid.

You are, as far as I can tell, the rightful owner of at least three pictures there, so I’ve gone ahead and removed them. The ones that you don’t own can stay. The post has already been reblogged and seen and spread around, so it isn’t as if it’ll ever be covered up, though. You can’t put paint back in the tube.

Today we were added to an educational committee of “First Responders” for USARK. So if you’re reading this, it’s because we desperately need your help. This is a message for all people- reptile keepers, pet owners, parents. Conservation through education: This is who we are. This is what we love. This is what we live for.

Few other vertebrates hold the same level of equal parts fear and fascination as the animals of the reptile world. They are as essential as they are misunderstood. Advancements in science have enabled humans to finally get a glimpse into the lives of reptiles and now, through these new eyes of appreciation, we have found they can be linked to a multitude of advancements in medicine- from cancer and pain treatments to gels that can stop blood loss from life threatening injuries in its tracks. Historically, these animals have provided much needed pest control at no cost to us which has prevented widespread crop destruction and disease. As science gets better, so too will our understanding of the benefits of reptiles to mankind.

People like me who love, breed, keep, and/or care for these cold blooded creatures try to make it our primary goal to undo hundreds of years of stigma, myth, fear, and hatred through first hand experiences. By allowing adults and children to come face to face with one of the most hated Class of organisms in the animal Kingdom, they finally have an opportunity to ask themselves, “What is there to be afraid of?”, and we have the unique opportunity to finally give the general public the *CORRECT* answers.

All of the above is thanks to the captive keeping and breeding of a multitude of reptile species both through AZA accredited facilities as well as private keepers. Without them, we would have no animal ambassadors and no way of reaching thousands of people each year. Without us, the public would never truly understand why these animals are important and would have no qualms about bans on captive ownership, habitat destruction, or wiping out entire populations of reptiles that seemingly serve no purpose (as with the annual rattlesnake roundups in TX).

To the general public: As with all things in life, the most effective way to remove fear is with knowledge. As someone who was phobic of spiders, I chose to practice what I preach with my reptiles in order to get over my fear. Not only did I release myself from my phobia, but I have gained an invaluable appreciation for another living thing. More importantly, I can reach future generations with similar fears and teach them the *VALUE OF ALL LIFE*, not just the lives we feel are *deserving*. At a time in our history where we and our children are surrounded by violence, *WE* can *CHOOSE* to teach our children compassion! To understand instead of villify, appreciate instead of condemn, and protect instead of harm. Are these not values we want to instill in the future leaders of this world? Please give us a chance to change your mind about these animals. Please think twice about where you donate your money to help animals (always choose a local rescue or shelter!), and never be afraid to ask questions when your local government proposes animal bans- they may very well be worded to ban ANY animal, not just reptiles. Please feel free to message me ANY TIME if you ever have questions about anything written here.

To my fellow herpers, keepers, and breeders: We are our own worst enemy. Now, more than ever, there are entire communities of people looking to us for our next move. We cannot emphasize this enough! HSUS, PETA, and other interest groups are waiting patiently on the sidelines for us to make the next mistake. Who is going to be the next person to end up on the news because of recklessness? Who will have the next escape? Who will be the next big name to be raided by the Humane Society? Will it be you?? We have to take a LOOOOOONG hard look at ourselves and decide AS A COMMUNITY what we can consider acceptable behavior. More importantly, we had better start practicing what we preach and hold EACH OTHER accountable for our actions BEFORE it ends up on the news. There should be no name in this industry that is too big or too small to be called out for indiscriminate sales, unacceptable behavior, or deplorable husbandry. Further, it is up to the veterans of the community to lead by example. We cannot expect change without BEING that change.

The entire captive animal community is using us as the example of what they should and should not do in order for them to keep their *OWN* animals from falling victim to our current plight. Those smart enough already know it’s only a matter of time before their animals are next. WE NEED to be the proper example of how to stop AR groups, otherwise once all of our animals are banned other communities will use us an example of what NOT to do.

TO ALL PET OWNERS: As you read this, there are special interest groups working tirelessly to remove animals from captivity. ALL animals. Dogs, cats, everything- not just exotics- so don’t turn a blind eye to what is going on in my neck of the woods right now.

You have to understand that YOU are the only thing standing between a ban on your pets and living peacefully- not HSUS, not PETA, not the government, not even USARK. YOU, who breed with reckless abandon and care more about the money than making sure the animal you just sold doesn’t end up in the hands of someone who is not equipped to care for it. YOU, who continues to think that inadequate housing or using a blanket for a cage lid is perfectly acceptable until someone finds your snake in their toilet or gets hurt, thereby finding yourself on the news. YOU, who has more animals than they do caging and as a result your husbandry practices are lacking enough to warrant your concerned neighbors to call animal control. YOU, who thinks that free handling venomous/venomoid snakes in the public eye is acceptable and does not seem to care in the LEAST BIT how that makes us look to AR groups, the public, or the example that sets for the children who look up to you. YOU, who is actually an exemplary keeper and breeder, but did NOTHING to fight for the animals you love so much. In the end, you can thank yourself (not me, not USARK, not HSUS, not PETA, not the government) for the outcome of this war, whatever that may be. We are all in this together. It’s time all animal keepers started acting like it.

nuage-de-plumes  asked:

Could you explain why "true" sanctuaries do not breed ? Does it apply to big cats only or any animal ?

Sanctuaries are not for profit, nor do they sell or give away animals - an animal that comes stays for life. They’re for rescues, neglect cases, and pets that people realize aren’t good pets. They’re supported by private funding, not sales or often even public admission.

That means that any the babies of any animal that they breed take the places of animals that might already need the space and the care. It’s better to take in more animals than breed new animals who, if not born, wouldn’t need the resources in the first case.

(American sanctuaries are not part of conservation breeding programs because it’s impossible to verify the genetics of non-zoo animals and pet exotics are often inbred already. Anyone who uses that as a reason is lying - I’ve caught shady big cat places making up things on the spot about how they’re part of AZA species survival plans and it’s just not true. Once animals leave the AZA network they’re never allowed to be bred into it again).

I was tagged by @slytherinzayn to post one of my favorite pictures of Zayn and explain why I chose it, so here we go. One of the things I love most about Zayn is his love for animals. This sweet boy has a fat, orange rescue cat that he named Garfield, and I could not be more endeared.

But the real reason I chose this photo is because it gives us a little glimpse into his private life, and a lot of Zayn’s post-1d life has been about showing who he really is as a person, while still maintaining a certain level of privacy that allows him to comfortably exist in the public eye. Since March 25, 2015, he’s slowly been shedding that “moody and mysterious” image that he was stuck with in 1d. In his Fader interview he said, “I’m actually quite easy, a happy-go-lucky sort of guy, but there was a lot of situations that were almost created to make me be portrayed as the mysterious or quiet one.”

Since then, he’s been able to open up more about his character, and you can tell that he wants to share that real side of himself with his fans. He’s artistic and sensitive, yet alpha and bold. He’s introverted and a bit of a homebody, but he still wants to share his story and perspective with the world. And at the end of the day, he’s just a regular, goofy guy who will take selfies with his bulldog, and jut out his jaw so that they can match.

I’m gonna tag @zainsalien @nonbinarygoth @l-am-free-at-last @otpsoulmates and @zorcupine