My sister is terminally ill with Stage 4 colon cancer.
She has personality has drastically changed.
It's as if she is taking out her illness on her dog. She has no control over her life or death, and she knows it is coming soon.
She yells at her almost 2 year old german shepherd doggy all the time. (which alone wouldn't be unbearable) She smacks him. She thinks he is supposed to understand like a human that she has pick lines in her chest and iv's that he can no longer jump on her. He ripped one out and she punished him for it. hit him and made him go outside was not nice to him for a while because she was still angry that he doesn't listen.... but he is a dog and probably forgot about it a few minutes later.
The latest incident is why I stole him. I knew she was being mean, that she'd smack him if he tried to come inside or outside when she didn't want him to... (even just sticking his nose in the door like a curious dog would do she'd YELL NO and whack!) :(
I don't remember exactly why but my mom told me she was mad at him for not listening outside. She brought him into the house into her room closed the door (ALL THOUGHT OUT if you ask me) She beat him with the stick you use to throw balls to dogs. She broke her fake nail hitting him. : ( someone walked in on her. Yelled at her but she was still mean to the dog days later.
Seriously I don't think being terminally ill is excuse enough to beat a puppy that knows no better. That has no voice or choice.
No one else in the family would stop her.
Who knows what she does when no one is home with her and the dog?!
I went over there to steal him... my mom was home and sister. My sister is kind of bedroom stuck for the most part. My mom left to the store and I seized hte moment to go out front, push the wood gate to an angle he could get out from put him in my car and drove him to my sister in laws house.
I did not sell him.
I gave him to a doggie lover who works for rescues, who has two dogs that are like her kids no lie. I know I could call animal services but they'd fine her, or threaten but need evidence and she'd keep the dog. I'd be the evil sister who called animal services on her dying sister. (I am distraught at her circumstances)
Stealing is wrong, but in this case I feel like I did the right wrong thing.
Would you have done the same?
Asked by Anonymous at 10:10 PM on Jul. 29, 2012 in Relationships
Answer by butterflyblue19 at 10:15 PM on Jul. 29, 2012
Answer by LostSoul88 at 10:14 PM on Jul. 29, 2012
Answer by older at 10:15 PM on Jul. 29, 2012
Answer by Mme.Langley at 10:42 PM on Jul. 29, 2012
I think you did the right thing. Poor dog :(
Answer by Heavensonfire at 10:18 PM on Jul. 29, 2012
Answer by hopeandglory53 at 10:50 PM on Jul. 29, 2012
Answer by Anonymous at 10:46 PM on Jul. 29, 2012
Answer by Musicmom80 at 11:01 PM on Jul. 29, 2012