Letter: Braveheart Rescue needs another chanceI was at our local Walmart store tonight and after hearing some disturbing news, I felt that I had to write one more letter to the editor. I am still so very disturbed about the news of Braveheart Rescue being forced to close.
To the editor,
I was at our local Walmart store tonight and after hearing some disturbing news, I felt that I had to write one more letter to the editor. I am still so very disturbed about the news of Braveheart Rescue being forced to close. Tonight, one associate told me that animals are often dropped off at Walmart. She said that people even bring cats into the bathrooms and leave them. I’m sure that this is a common practice, not only here, but at all public places. Animals are being abandoned by the thousands across the country.
I need to address one thing that was mentioned in the newspaper about a woman reporting that a dog at Braveheart attacked a puppy. First of all, it is sad, but animals do attack. Even kind animals attack. I have a small Pomeranian that thinks she is a lion at times. At seven huge pounds she has taken on a 65-pound pit-bull. She won. I love her and always will.
Animals are animals. What is the excuse for the human race and the inhumane things they do? These animals are afraid. They have been beaten and abused and left hungry. What do you really expect? They deserve a chance to heal and get over what human beings have done to them. I don’t believe Braveheart Rescue will ever be able to heal from the abuse being dealt to them at this time for no logical reason. They must feel much like the poor victims they serve. Are these town board members so blind that they can not understand the needless pain they are inflicting on these innocent people?
I will once again please ask that Marshan Township officials change their minds. It is never too late to right a wrong. Please give these dogs the chance they so rightfully deserve.
They are our service animals. They are our legs and arms. They are our eyes and ears.
Dogs have saved lives in fires and protected us in airports across the country. Animals have even told us when we are going to die, if we have cancer, and even if we are going to have a seizure.They can be abused and abused and still come back unconditionally for our love. They ask little in return.
Marshan Township officials have the ability to save some of these wonderful animals and it won’t cost them a cent. It might cost them a little pride, but it will leave them much richer in the end.
My heart goes out to Brandi Tracy and her rescue and I will hope she will find Marshan Township’s board willing to find a humane solution to this problem. I pray that the least she finds is a new location where she and her volunteers can get on with what really matters in life.
If I were wealthy, Brandi, you would have your 200 acres and this would be behind you. Please help Brandi and call Marshan Township. Tell them to help her and allow her to help these animals. She will maintain them and everyone will be safe. They all need a chance. It is truly simple.