Saturday, August 09, 2008

There Goes the Neighborhood

Despite all the recent cooing about the household menagerie on the part of yr. humble corresp.,we should probably point out that there's a difference between loving your animals and being an animal lover. Basically, we could give a shit about your dog, and we definitely don't like your cat. So when our next door neighbors dog embarked on his 20th straight day of nonstop barking, there seemed to be nothing left to do but climb over the wall and strangle him. That's when we discovered the reason the little fucker barks all day: because he's tied on a very, very short leash to the underside of an unused sink in the corner of our neighbor's roof. All. Day. Long. So after briefly considering going through with the strangulation, recasting it as a mission of mercy, we decided instead to rat them out to an animal rights group. (Directly confronting the neighbors seemed a poor option, since the kitties could very easily wander into their house if they put their minds to it, and if this is how they treat their own dog...)

Seriously, what kind of horrible douchebags are these people?

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Will the animal rights group actually do anything to help this poor dog??


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Anonymous said...

Mexico's biggest abuses - linked, by the way - are its mistreatment of animals and its rape of the land. But then the Bible grants man dominion over creation, so I guess it's all right in the end, as long as you kneel before the Virgen de Guadalupe, or sport her image on your T-shirt.

Burro Hall said...

Who knows if anything'll happen. They assured me they'd look into it, which may mean something or nothing. The dog's still there today, but he hasn't been barking. That's halfway to "problem solved" if you ask me.

Anonymous said...

Even a dog will give up after a while. It realizes that no help is coming so it just gives up.


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