Treasure Island

louis rams

(09/13/1943 / new york city)

Animal Abusers


I had sensed the presence of someone near
I looked around and there was no one there
Then the feeling got stronger by the minute
As I frantically looked around- then looked to the ground.
There at my feet was the presence that I felt
Of a puppy with cuts and welts.
I could see the abuse as the tears rolled down my eyes
As I started to scream and cry.
“Who can abuse an animal this way?
The one who did this by the law must pay!
I gently picked him up and said: it’ll be alright!
As his tail wagged in delight.
I put him in my car and took him to the nearest vet
He also had a broken leg which the doctor did set.
With antibiotics and pills for pain, yet some of those
Scars will still remain.
I bought from the vet what I would need
Food and medicines on which he would feed.
When I got home, he was fed- then I laid him in his bed.
So he could rest his weary head.
Then he looked up at me with his big brown eyes. And let out a quiet sigh.
With time he started to heal, and his leg he could feel.
The police said they used puppies to train pit bulls to fight
As they were told by the dog fighting ring they busted one night.
I named him survivor because of everything he went through
“Now tell me this: what would you do? ”

Submitted: Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Edited: Thursday, January 16, 2014
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  • * Sunprincess * (1/18/2014 4:45:00 PM)

    ~The police said they used puppies to train pit bulls to fight
    As they were told by the dog fighting ring they busted one night.
    I named him survivor because of everything he went through
    “Now tell me this: what would you do? ” ~

    thank you for writing this...it shows how cruel men can be...
    I hope he gets better real soon
    and sings you a thank you tune, , , (Report) Reply

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