"I never kill them but then I am not afraid of them. If you put them out, they may die as they are 'indoor' ones! Try to befriend a few, maybe start with little ones? if you give them a name it might help xx"
My brother told HIS kids that they would DIE if they didn't eat meat! try not to worry, your niece can be one when she is free to. I had to wait til my mid teens! Both my kids are veggie, of their own free will (works both ways). Clearly…"