Animal Abuse In The Victorian Era

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As once stated by Michael J. Fox, “One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered.” Animal cruelty is the act of intentionally imposing harm upon a creature via one of various methods. Despite the efforts of numerous people, animal abuse from the Victorian Era still somewhat persists emotionally and physically, however, it has increased in importance after the intentions of various organizations. Firstly, a major difference between the Victorian Era and current times is prevention for animal cruelty established by new laws and regulations. “This resistance only infuriated Mr. Sikes the more; who, dropping on his knees, began to assail the animal most furiously” (Dickens,