The other day I saw a case where a helpless tiny chihuahua named Mojo starved to death, locked in a room all alone, for no other reason than his elderly owner with Alzheimer's forgot about him. He was discovered too late and despite rescuer's efforts, little Mojo passed away.
Another case I read about was where a woman was sentenced to prison and she told no one about her one-year-old pup back at home. The pup, so in love with his owner, while starving to death, crawled onto a pile of his owner's clothes, looking for comfort while dying, and eventually starving to death, all alone. The abandoned pet was discovered when neighbors noted a fly infestation coming from the residence.
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My heart cries out in anguish and my tears run free for these poor, defenseless victims of this kind of slow, cruel tragedy. I can only hope that they have a better experience now that they've crossed that mythical rainbow bridge.
For the first case, Mojo, there is a Facebook page dedicated to helping prevent these kinds of languishing tragedies. On this page, you will find Mojo's Mission, a statement or plea for help that has been created by the people to help save innocent victims like this. Their challenge to you, me and anyone else who might read this is as follows:
To your local vet's offices;
Your local Senior Centers;
Your local Area Agency on Aging;
Your local churches.