A man has been arrested – accused of running an illegal slaughterhouse/farm for sacrificial animals in Sunrise, Florida. According to CBS Miami, 67-year-old Kalito Jones is facing 17 felony counts of animal cruelty for his slaughterhouse operation.
The Animal Recovery Mission’s (ARM) investigation into Jones’ “farm” resulted led to a raid on August 12 – The Sunrise Police Department assisted the Animal Recovery Mission as they worked to remove the surviving animals, including goats, sheep, cows, dogs and birds, from the 300 animal farm.
Richard Couto, founder of ARM, told the news agency, “The animals were seized by Animal Recovery Mission Sanctuary. They have been receiving medical care by our veterinarians. They are diseased.” Cuoto told 7 News Miami, “Animals were also being dealt for animal sacrifice, black magic, voodoo, Palo Mayombe.”
The animals on the farm were slaughtered with machetes, axes and hatches. Jones is accused of cruelly torturing the animals before they were illegally slaughtered.
The rescued puppies and their parents
The parents of the 9 Black Mouth Kur puppies are being boarded at Extra Care Animal Hospital in Davie. If you are interested in adopting the pair, or contributing to the accommodation & medical care of these dogs, please contact Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donations for care
With the immediate influx of expenses required to provide extensive veterinary aide and dire nutrition to all of the animals, ARM is greatly in need of any donations, which can be made by clicking this link.
View more images of the heartbreaking situation here.
Yesterday: Puppy will get a new home, despite judge’s decision to let owner, accused of abuse, off the hook – more here.
In other recent news – Someone dragged a stray dog over a mile behind a car – more here.
More news and updates on the National Animal News Facebook page.
Woman trapped dog inside of washing machine to gain Instagram followers – more here.