Time to adopt
July 16, 2007
Page A9

The recent article on the Humane Society being so overcrowded that it will have to stop accepting strays made me worry that this will increase instances of animal abuse like we saw last year. People who do not want a pet usually do not care about giving it shelter, nourishment or vet care. Case in point: the horrendous story of Merrick, the yellow lab who was starved to death by his owner. At the time, my beloved yellow lab of 11 1/2 years passed away. I was so touched by this story...