“How could anyone do something like that to an innocent animal?” That’s the question that arises from a recent occurrence in Rondon, Brazil. A puppy was found at the bottom of a ravine in a plastic bag. The bag had been tied up, and the dog was sitting in its own body waste. If that weren’t bad enough, the ravine was a place where people typically tossed garbage and animal carcasses.
Is your faith in humanity now destroyed? Well, don’t worry; that was the worst part of the story. It gets so much better from here on out.
Things turned around when a caring, animal-loving soul spotted him. Unable to rescue him herself, she turned to the Facebook followers of a Brazilian animal rescue organization, Noah’s Ark.
“He was thrown in a ravine inside a plastic bag,” she announced. “It’s a place that’s difficult to access. I can’t save his life. Can anyone help me?”
In under a half hour, fellow animal lovers responded—not just to the post, but to the situation. Two women working at a nearby medical center clambered into the ravine and rescued the bagged puppy. Considering all that the poor thing had been through, it’s quite a relief that he was in good health. Even better, the sweetie pie was adopted an hour afterward.
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