After 813 days being held in California animal shelter kennel runs, a dog named Nore was put down for “space.” The devastating news was shared with followers of the volunteer-Facebook page Friends of West Valley Animal Shelter on Friday:
RIP 💔 Just got the news that Nore was killed at North Central Shelter for space, after being in the shelter system for 813 days, that’s TWO YEARS and TWO MONTHS.
Nore was completely failed…he had been seized from his owner after he allegedly “went after” a small dog. After a year, the allegations against him were dropped, but his owner was no longer anywhere to be found. Volunteers explained Nore’s plight:
During the time Nore was at West Valley, staff and volunteers got to know him, though it took some time for Nore to finally open up and form a bond with us. Just as he began to blossom, he was transferred to North Central Shelter in March 2017 where he spent a majority of his time in the kennel (he was taken out only a handful of times).
And words of bitter disappointment for a young life wasted:
Nore’s life was robbed from him. He spent more than two years in the kennel just merely existing, then only to perish. His death is the result of the utter human failure and a system that needs to change.
We are so sorry that no one came for you. You no longer have to live a meaningless existence. You are now free from apathy and indifference.
Rest in peace Nore – you deserved so much more.
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