Yes, the opposite is neglect. They don't have to be aware of it, though if they are that isn't a tragedy either. There is a reason we primates nurture our children for many years instead of other animals sending them on their way 20 minutes after birth or hatching.
You OWN an animal?!... OPPRESSION!
The opposite of nurture is neglect
The opposite of manipulation and control is harmonie and a mutual bond - most people call it love.
Where does it say that I own an animal?
If I would have said that I have a wife, you would interpret that as "you OWN a woman"?