Originally Posted by themacpack
Once again, the animal is blamed/punished for being the animal -- the ostrich did what an ostrich does, period. Anyone who knows a fraction of anything about them would know that was a recipe for disaster - and anyone who didn't know shouldn't have that sort of animal. Frankly, I feel badly for the pony, the child and the ostrich - all of them were failed by being put in that situation in the first place.
I agree! Poor ostrich, it did not in anyway deserve to be kicked like that.