Now before i get started i would like you, the reader to figure how many days it has been from June 26th until now...that's right. A month. NOW imagine a house as filthy as the houses you would see on an episode of Animal Hoarders. Can you imagine the stench of animal waste and dying or dead "pets" which have been left unfed and unattended to?
almost a month ago we lost our neighbor. A sweet and kind old lady who lived in this house and i must admit, she had way more than she could care for all by her lonesome...but she tried, bless her heart...she tried.
On June 26th she passed away. But this isn't about her...this is about her pets that she loved. Her house was padlocked by a man who claimed to be the "exectutor of her estate." He vowed to take care of the animals even if it meant having to put them down and to tell you the truth, that would have been best fo them. But what DID he do? Absolutely nothing for a month.
Today, July 24th i ran into him and questioned him on the matter of the animals. He walked away and would not speak to me. As he got into his car i told him that what he did is inhumane. Animals have been locked in the house for a month and a few days ago Buckeye Extermination showed up and tossed two or three "bombs" into the house and closed the door. No ventilation in this house...it's not rocket science.
A neighbor looked into the window and spotted a dead kitten on the floor. Can you readers imagine the pain and suffering whatever was in there had to endure before finally their long and agonizing suffering came to an end?
What kind of dog warden tells you "leave the doors open so they can just get out...thats the best chance they have" ? With an already over-population of strays in this city why would our dog warden tell relatives to turn them loose? Why wouldn't he just come and get them along with the few dogs and euthanize them?
A few weeks before that our neighbor was sent to the hospital. while there her relatives showed up with a gallon jug of water only once or twice...since June 26th they haven't even gotten THAT!
The police dept. (VWPD) wanted nothing to do with the situation. They just gave us the dog warden's number. Of course, "leave a message at the beep" was the only result
So where does responsibility lie? "The executor" ? the dog warden ? VWPD ? Dead-beat relatives who ramsacked the deceased's home, already in a state of health concerns??? These "vultures" as i called them walked in, looked for valuables and left and it was "the executor" who let them in, all the while never even worrying about the welfare of the pets. The doors were once again padlocked and never opened until this week when the exterminators tossed bombs in the house and left. It is sad to see this house everyday knowing that we couldn't legally help these innocent animals...and that local authorities WOULDN'T help. This is where it ALL starts. You "dead-beats" who brought pain and suffering to helpless animals will answer someday and i hope it'll be soon. I have started looking outside of VW in hopes that we can get answers. What these people did is animal cruelty to the fullest extreme and it should be documented with all names named and finger pointing will not be neccessary. I'll keep checking in and answer questions if any.
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