A 14 years old dog was left at a California animal shelter from his former owners because he was ” too old”. Thankfully a good hearted rescuer took the the dog from the shelter and decided to stay with him in his last moments. On Tuesday, Leave No Paws Behind posted two pictures of the dog and wrote a letter to those who chose to abandon the little dog in this critical phase of his life.
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN :
Today we tenderly and lovingly held your little canine Cookie as he crossed over the Rainbow Bridge. We met Cookie on Sunday, we had been at the refuge to rescue some other little senior and they requested us if we should assist this little 14 year historic canine who was once simply proprietor surrendered for ” being to ancient “.
They additionally instructed us that you instructed them, alongside with being too old, he ” once in a while has seizures.” Now I strive my hardest now not to be judgmental, I do now not comprehend what instances led Cookie to the shelter, all I understand is that he used to be really at the cease of his life, his nails had been overgrown, he was once as skinny as a toothpick and he used to be of course very ill.
I can’t seem to understand what were you thinking about when you surrendered him to die, after all these years with you, on my own and questioning on a bloodless safe haven floor.
What broke my coronary heart the most however, is what he was once wondering as he watched you stroll away and was once taken to a cold, loud and darkish cage by means of best strangers, who I am certain tried to alleviation him of his little fears,
Yes, proper now this is no longer about you or your feelings, it is all about a candy little canine who at 14 years ancient was once left to die by myself at a time when he wanted you most.