The rescued doggie with the broken leg has been put to sleep. It was a very difficult to decision for me to make, but it was for the best.
His blood test came back on Friday evening and all his vital organs were severely damaged and his blood count was very low. He probably would not have survived the surgery, and even if he did, he would not have survived the post surgery medication.
I went to see him before he was put to sleep, and said a little prayer for him. I hope that he will find a better place on the other side of rainbow bridge where no one can hurt him anymore.
I am still very upset with having to make this decision, but am even more upset that there can be humans that are so heartless as to run over a living being and just leaving it to suffer on its own. This poor boy would have died a slow and painful death if I hadn't found him when I did.
The only consolation that I have is the fact that at least his last days were spent in a place where he was cared for with no pain, and that he had some peace and quiet and some decent food.
Monday, July 23, 2007
Howls: Animal Welfare