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Letter: A voice for animals




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January 23, 2013 | 1,338 views | 4 comments

Editor:

There has been more traffic in town. With that there have been more deaths, not just in humans, but animals. I have witnessed numerous pets being run over. Some of them I personally knew the families and had the heartbreaking experience of telling them their pet was gone. I have had enough heartache already!

Sometimes pets do get out, and when they do they end up as speed bumps. For the past few months, there have been more and more animals on these streets and it tears my heart out. I know sometimes we do not mean to hit them, but if you see an animal about to cross the road, honk at them or slow down, if you can. Don’t speed up.

I know I might get criticism for caring for these animals because some people say, “they are just animals,” but someone has to be their voice and that is me.

As the Bible says, “A righteous man cares for the needs of his animals” (Proverbs 12:10). They share this Earth with us; therefore share the road with them.

ELIZABETH KOOPMANN

Poth
 

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BSP  
Floresville  
January 29, 2013 2:30pm
 
!!!!! I had a good cry on the way to work last month over just that. :( Driving North to San Antonio on Hwy 181. I saw the dog, I slowed down, he got across my lane just fine, and WHAM! The young guy in a truck in the lane ... More ›

 
Randy Broom  
Floresville, TX  
January 24, 2013 1:30am
 
Very well written Mrs Koopmann. My Uncle used to say "You can tell a lot about a man by the way he treats his animals". I believe anyone who intentionally mistreats an animal has serious issues and (dog fighters) ... More ›

 
CPT  
The Ship  
January 23, 2013 12:08pm
 
Muse, it's obvious the City of Poth only enforces the ordinances they want to who they want. If your going to have ordinances, enforce them all and to all city residents. Then again, trying to convince our officials to do this ... More ›

 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
January 23, 2013 11:48am
 
Perhaps God intended the City of Poth to do more than it's present policy of selective, if any, enforcement of the leash ordinance. Course according to the brilliant city attorney ordinances only govern other ordinances, so ... More ›

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