Having Compassion for a Catfish
The Animal Story Page
| Home Page | Animal Rights |Having Compassion for a Catfish
This was a pretty interesting story from The Sunday Wichita Eagle Newspaper a couple of weeks ago.
A resident in the area saw a ball bouncing around kind of strange in a nearby pond and went to investigate.
(Photo - 01)
It turned out to be a flathead catfish who had obviously tried to swallow a child's basketball which became stuck in his mouth!!
(Photo - 02)
The fish was totally exhausted from trying to dive, but unable to because the ball would always bring him back up to the surface.
(Photo - 03)
The resident tried numerous times to get the ball out, but was unsuccessful.
(Photo - 04)
He finally had his wife cut the ball in order to deflate it and release the hungry catfish.
[Ed. Note: In Genesis 2:19-20, we are told that when God created all the animals of the earth, he brought them to Adam to give them names. This is teaching us that animals are to be our companions, or brethren. In Matthew 25:40, we are taught that whatever we do for the least of The Lord's brethren, even the least of them, as some might regard this catfish, we do for Him.]
| Animal Stories |
Your comments are welcome:
Fair Use Notice: This document may contain copyrighted material whose use has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owners. We believe that this not-for-profit, educational use on the Web constitutes a fair use of the copyrighted material (as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law). If you wish to use this copyrighted material for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
| Home Page | Animal Issues | Archive | Art and Photos | Articles | Bible | Books | Church and Religion | Discussions | Health | Humor | Letters | Links | Nature Studies | Poetry and Stories | Quotations | Recipes | What's New? |
Thank you for visiting all-creatures.org.