Mercy Killing Question

 

My friart-photo-pennys-cat-sleeping-perfectend’s kitty has cancer. Kitty is really sick. Friend has decided not to do chemo treatments or other serious measures.

Friend might have to decide whether or not to put kitty “to sleep.”

Euthanizing, aka mercy killing a fatally sick animal seems, well, merciful.

Euthanizing people is, according to many, including Christians, murder.

So, why does it seem OK to put animals to sleep, but not people?

Is it because we are stewards of animals and have dominion over them, plus animals don’t have spirits?

 

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I started this blog in 2011 shortly after I finally opened my heart and mind to Jesus as a last resort. My intent with this blog is to share what I learn and feel along my path with Jesus.
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