On Friday night, a Washington family’s senior dog was let outside for a potty break and someone committed an evil act of cruelty which left the dog dead. According to KOMO News, Paul Hense’s 10-year-old poodle, “Mickey,” was let out into the fenced backyard, but he didn’t come back inside after a few minutes like he usually does.
Hense told KOMO, “I was 20 yards away in the house with the door cracked and I heard nothing.” Someone had stabbed Mickey all the way through his body and part of the skin along his back was gone. A veterinarian stated that it appeared to be intentional injuries from a person.
The fence in Hense’s backyard borders the Interurban Trail in Edmonds – Hense wonders if Mickey barked at someone, or if something more sinister is at play. He told KOMO, “If the dog was the target that’s bad enough, but what if the dog wasn’t the target? What if the house or the people in the house was the target? So that’s what I’m trying to find out.”
The local authorities are investigating the cruel situation.
(Screenshot via KOMO News)
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