(Temple, Texas) - One thing most of us can agree on is that taking care of any animal is a big responsibility. Some of us have cats or dogs around our homes and they bring much happiness and sometimes chaos to our lives. But for other animals, they require more attention than others.

The animals we're discussing today will be horses. These beautiful creatures have a special place in any Texan's heart, as does anyone who takes in horses in need of rescue and rehabilitation.

Thankfully, there are places that help with taking care of horses in need of TLC. But for one place in Temple, things right now are a little tough.

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Peaceful Acres In Temple And Their Predicament

KWTX reports that the horse rescue is unable to take in any more horses due to two factors: lack of funding and rising costs.

Chantel Ropp reports that since opening in 2017, the rescue has taken in 90 horses, and 66 have found new, loving homes.

But horses can be costly to care for, especially horses with special needs. Inflation is causing issues for the farm just as it is for all of us, and it's making it impossible for this rescue operation to continue opening their gates to new arrivals.

Don't Worry - They're Not Closing, But They Do Need Our Help

Now, it should be noted that the rescue isn't closing in any way, shape, or form:

We can help them out with donations. If you have a little bit to spare, it can go a long way toward helping these majestic animals receive the love and care they need.

So if you wish to donate, click here. You'll be supporting a beautiful cause.

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Bet You Didn't Know: 10 Bizarre Texas Laws Still on the Books

Many states still have strange laws on the books that aren’t enforced or taken seriously anymore, and Texas is no exception.

Most of these laws are just funny now, but at one time, there was a valid (or at least somewhat valid) reason for them to exist.

Texas has plenty of strange rules and regulations that you could technically be prosecuted for if you violate them, since they've never been amended. Some of these are only for specific cities and not state-wide, but all of them are pretty odd!

Let's take a look at 10 of the weirdest ones in the Lone Star State.

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