Ahimsa in Action - A Heart-touching Duck Story
A Sentience Article from All-Creatures.org

FROM Luvin Arms Animal Sanctuary
September 2021

Benjamin and Oliver want to be out in the grass, they WANT to be out in the pool, they WANT to be out doing things that they typically do. But they don't leave Luna's side.

Ducks Ahimsa
Benjamin, Oliver and Luna...

Luna - the female duck has osteoporosis and a broken leg. We have multiple veterinarians analyzing her condition and determining how best to help her. She is on crate rest. She can see the boys, but she's being confined to a smaller space to keep her from moving too much.

Each time I visit these three, my heart melts. Benjamin and Oliver are sitting right there - next to the crate with Luna. They NEVER leave her side.

The care team checks on her frequently and places the boyís food bowls next to her home, so that they can see each other while they eat.

Benjamin and Oliver care for Luna by staying by her side and giving her comfort.

Benjamin and Oliver want to be out in the grass, they WANT to be out in the pool, they WANT to be out doing things that they typically do.

But they don't leave her side.

Itís just like a wedding vow - "In sickness and in health I will be by your side."

This show of love touches our hearts and brings tears to our eyes. To witness this incredible show of love between individuals that humans once discarded is our privilege.

Giving them a home and the chance to live their lives in love and peace is our greatest joy.

Witnessing and sharing this love is Ahimsa in Action.

Itís truly unbelievable that we eat individuals who care and demonstrate so much love and compassion for one another.

These innocent ducks teach us the meaning of Ahimsa by demonstrating love and friendship! 


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