Outrageous cruelty
August 25, 2006
Page A15

With so many animal abuse stories in the news, it is outrageous that needless animal cruelty seems to be ongoing in our society. Even more outrageous is the fact that some person can cause an animal unbearable suffering and receives nothing more than a legal slap on the hand. I am referring to the Aug. 15 story regarding "Merrick," the golden lab left by his owner with no food or water. He said he had no money to euthanize this poor dog. How bogus! With so many...