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animal cruelty

speee1dy
April 03, 2015 04:50PM

Registered: 10 years ago
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i doubt this is the only one on any island

Re: animal cruelty

Alana33
April 03, 2015 04:56PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 11,847

It's sickening. People that do those things should have a baseball bat taken to them. Unfortunately, animal abuse is largely ignored in the islands. It makes me so mad.

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klpmtm
April 04, 2015 01:04AM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 239

OMG!!!! That is horrible! The poor houses may he/she rest in peace. Humans are such sick twisted animals. So sad.

Re: animal cruelty

speee1dy
April 04, 2015 06:38AM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 8,515

i understand a lot of the race horses are not treated very well either

Re: animal cruelty

RUMDRNKR
April 04, 2015 12:18PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 16

This is the third time I've seen this on stx in the past two years,everyone complains and is disgusted by it, but does nothing, in a couple of days everyone will forget about this and move on until it happens again. The same thing happened on the highway across from the racetrack a while back for all the tourists leaving the airport to see, nothing was done in fact the horse was left there for a couple of days.

Re: animal cruelty

speee1dy
April 04, 2015 05:12PM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 8,515

i remember when i first moved here, there was a horse that had been hit by a vehicle. it sat there for days before it was disposed of

Re: animal cruelty

Alana33
April 05, 2015 07:46AM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 11,847

That's because you cannot get any gov. dept. to actually admit it is their responsibility to remove carcasses of dead animals. WMA says it's Public Works responsibility, PW says it's the Health Dept., and they say it's Waste Management's.

Let's not even discuss the fact that animal abusers are rarely prosecuted by courts or investigated by the police or that it took many years, to even get the most basic animal cruelty laws finally passed, thanks to the hard work of dedicated individuals and Senator Donestorg.

Re: animal cruelty

pt
April 05, 2015 08:31AM

Registered: 12 years ago
Posts: 160

Alana33,

The culprits probably already had a bat taken to them: Cruelty to children - the weakest and most defenseless family members - encourages later cruelty to animals by those same children.

PT

Re: animal cruelty

Alana33
April 05, 2015 09:27AM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 11,847

Yes, that's well known. It doesn't mean that they in turn have a right to harm a defenseless animal.

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