Short stories tagged with Animal Cruelty.
Listing 6 stories.
An all-powerful, magical three-year old boy who can read minds, manipulates beings and objects, and more, terrifies a town into declaring everything is fine even if it is not, out of fear of the boy’s intervention. One night at a town gathering, the birthday man being celebrated gets drunk and angry at Anthony, who retaliates violently.
After being struck by lightning, ruining her chance at the Olympics in a skiing accident, and dropping out of college, a bartender in a roadhouse in upstate New York tries to survive her shift on Lobster Night.
A researcher and his assistant conduct neuropsychological experiments on dogs with the understanding that the dogs will be terminated immediately after, but the reality of their killing is much more difficult to cope with.
On the way to their new life in Greece, a married couple meets a small donkey crying out for help amidst a storm.
Jim's years of experience as a zookeeper and guard haven't prepared him for the boy who climbs into the lion's den - or the animals' unnatural behavior afterwards.
When a man shoots an owl that has been taking his chickens and the owl does not die, the man decides to keep the animal alive and let it suffer—only to be mocked and outsmarted by the bird.