I received this horrific e-mail from my friend and fellow animal lover, Pam Amantangelo, today. I hesitate to post such stories because they seem so surreal that I never know whether or not they are true. So, here’s my disclaimer. This does not appear on snopes.com, either as a true story or as a false one. However, the lady listed as collecting signatures does indeed exist, as confirmed by a websearch of employees at the University of Cape Town, where her e-mail address originates. Anyways, here is the story. Please contact Ms. Faulman if you need further details.
I was horrified and shocked to see the article in the Daily Voice
yesterday about Tammy, a dog that had been burnt so badly by her owners.The owners wanted to punish her for jumping over the wall into the
neighbours place. They fetched her and put her in her kennel and set it
I am not sure how many of you have seen the pictures. As an animal lover
it brought tears to my eyes because she was burnt so badly. The SPCA had
to put her down.
The SPCA have removed the other 2 dogs from these people and are pressing
criminal charges against them. I am therefore appealing to all animal
lovers to please add your name to the petition so that the owners are
given the maximum punishment befitting to them.
I have spoken with the Daily Voice, and we have an agreement that they
will forward the signatures to the SPCA to use in the prosecution of these
To sign the petition: contact Hillary Faulman: [email protected] or (021) 650-5204
Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!