Animals, Cruelty to

Animals, Cruelty to
Includes sections on pagan, Old and New Testament, scholastic, and Catholic perspectives

Catholic Encyclopedia. . 2006.


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  • ANIMALS, CRUELTY TO — (Heb. צַעַר בַּעֲלֵי חַיִּים, ẓa ar ba alei ḥayyim; lit. pain of living things ). Moral and legal rules concerning the treatment of animals are based on the principle that animals are part of God s creation toward which man bears responsibility.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • animals, cruelty to — Willful or wanton infliction of pain, suffering, or death upon an animal or the intentional or malicious neglect of an animal. Perhaps the world s first anticruelty law, which addressed the treatment of domesticated animals, was included in the… …   Universalium

  • Cruelty to Animals — • Includes sections on pagan, Old and New Testament, scholastic, and Catholic perspectives Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Cruelty To Animals     Cruelty to Animals    …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • cruelty — cru·el·ty n pl ties 1 a: an intentional or criminally negligent act that causes pain and suffering cruelty to animals cruelty to children b: mistreatment or neglect that causes pain and suffering compare abuse …   Law dictionary

  • cruelty — cru|el|ty [ˈkru:əlti] n plural cruelties 1.) [U and C] behaviour or actions that deliberately cause pain to people or animals ≠ ↑kindness ▪ The children had suffered cruelty and neglect. ▪ There was a hint of cruelty in Brian s smile. cruelty to… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cruelty-free — adjective Date: 1983 developed or produced without inhumane testing on animals < cruelty free cosmetics > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ANIMALS OF THE BIBLE AND TALMUD — ANIMALS OF THE BIBLE AND TALMUD. Although no basic changes have occurred in the faunistic composition of Ereẓ Israel since biblical times, an examination of the names of the animals mentioned in the Bible and in talmudic literature reveals that a …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Animals in sport — are a specific form of working animals. Many animals, at least in more commercial sports, are highly trained. Two of the most common animals in sport are horses and dogs.Many organisations are dedicated to prevent cruelty to animals, with… …   Wikipedia

  • cruelty to animals — A crime that is defined differently in different states and municipalities, but usually involves the willful infliction of pain, suffering, or death on an animal, or the intentional or malicious neglect of an animal. Category: Criminal Law… …   Law dictionary

  • Animals Asia Foundation — is a Hong Kong based charity that seeks to end cruelty to animals in Asia. It was founded in 1998 by Jill Robinson, who felt compelled to create the organisation after learning of the plight of the Asiatic Black Bear known as the “Moon Bear”… …   Wikipedia

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