A Report On Lady 's Story

956 Words Nov 15th, 2015 4 Pages
How many of you have pets that get out of your backyard? were you able to find him? Have you all seen a movie where a child is abducted and held for ransom? How would you feel if you called the animal shelter and they told you they wanted one hundred eighty dollars within twenty-four hours for storing your dog before you are able to get your him back, knowing you couldn’t afford this? What would you feel if the shelter euthanized your dog because you didn’t have the money in twenty-four hours?
This story is true CNN news did a report on one lady’s story in which this happened to her. Her dog Chuck got lost and was dropped off at a shelter. Once she learned that Chuck was there lees than a week later after getting lost, the shelter asked her to pay one hundred eighty dollars within twenty- four hours just for housing chuck. She was unemployed at this time and was not able to obtain the money in time, and Chuck was euthanized. There are similar stories like this happening everyday that affects pet owners like you.
Sadly, euthanasia is being used to solve pet overpopulation but the problem is that healthy, adoptable animals are being killed. First, let me give you the definition of euthanasia according to Merriam Webster dictionary, it is “the act or practice of killing or permitting the death of hopelessly sick or injured individuals (as persons or domestic animals) in a relatively painless way for reasons of mercy.” Now that definition applies to not only people but…
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