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Synonyms for euthanasia

mercy killing

Synonyms for euthanasia

the act of killing someone painlessly (especially someone suffering from an incurable illness)

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17, he said, a man called Broadway saying he wanted to euthanize his cat.
They could either do a home quarantine for six months or euthanize the pet.
It would not be "more humane to euthanize (kill) these cats'' than to neuter and vaccinate them and return them to their colonies.
He foresees needing another employee to help euthanize the feral cats and stray dogs that the shelter often takes in.
In its letter to the National Governors Association, PETA points out that mandatory spay-and-neuter laws also make good fiscal sense: Taxpayers pay approximately $2 billion to house, euthanize, and dispose of unwanted dogs, cats, and other animals in the U.
Under Belgian law, doctors can euthanize "suffering" patients who are over 18 and express a wish to die, ABC News reported.
shelters today euthanize three to four million animals, while there are more than 135 million cats and dogs in American homes.
In 1939, clinics were set up throughout Germany to euthanize disabled children, either by injection, drugs or starvation.
14 meeting unanimously voted to euthanize a pit bull that attacked a miniature poodle Sept.