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help teh poor puppeh!

tl;dr: Rebecca will be at Casa Cthulhu for Sci-Fi Friday to collect $ to help pay the vet bills for a victim of animal cruelty. Feel free to link. ~ teh Secretart



This story has a happy ending, so keep reading, please!

On August 15, in my hometown of Eaton Rapids, a dog was dragged behind an SUV for possibly 3/4 of a mile. (See the article in the Lansing State Journal on Saturday, August 28, which includes a picture of the recovering dog -- such a sweetie!) The driver claimed he didn't know she was there... but later the same day he was arrested for driving drunk. The dog was not his, but belonged to some people he was staying with, and they never came forward to claim the dog. So whomever's to blame, and whether there was intention or not, none of these people should be allowed near any animal again.

She has now been adopted by a man who lives near where this tragedy stopped. He's the one who took her to the vet, telling them he would "do whatever it takes" to help.

The 5-year-old Rottweiler mix, now named Lucky, has undergone 3 surgeries and could face more. She suffered severe skin loss to parts of her body, as well as the loss of her pads and toenails, which could grow back.

A fund has been set up to help pay for her vet bills. Donations to the Lucky Fund can be made at Eaton Federal Savings Bank in Eaton Rapids, or at the Eaton Rapids Police Department. There will also be a fundraiser car wash at the Eaton Rapids police and fire department complex this Saturday (Sept. 4) from 10 a.m. to noon, where Lucky is expected to attend. For directions to the car wash, see below. But there's another option....

Since going to Eaton Rapids is a bit of a schlep for most of you -- even more so currently because of major construction downtown -- I will be collecting donations at Sci-Fi @ Jim & CJ's this Friday evening (Sept. 3), to make it easier. Just a couple bucks from each of us will add up quickly, so don't feel like you have to donate big. (Or at all -- I don't want to guilt anyone into this; I just want to facilitate things if you do want to help.)

Thanks for reading...and thanks even more if you're donating!! :) Love to all, Rebecca

CAR WASH DIRECTIONS:
From Lansing: Drive south on M-99 (MLK, in Lansing) to Eaton Rapids. Continue straight through traffic light (the first you'll encounter in town) at M-99/M-50 junction (the street becomes Brook St. past the light). In approximately 2/10 of a mile, turn right at Line St., the second intersection after traffic light (the first intersection, at Church St., only goes to the right); police & fire department complex on corner; parking lot is past the fire trucks' entrance (WATCH FOR "DO NOT ENTER" SIGNS AT FIRE TRUCKS' ENTRANCE).

From Charlotte: Drive east on M-50 to Eaton Rapids. Turn right at traffic light (the first you'll encounter in town) at M-50/M-99 junction, onto Brook St. (called Canal St. going left). In approximately 2/10 of a mile, turn right at Line St., the second intersection after traffic light (the first intersection, at Church St., only goes to the right); police & fire department complex on corner; parking lot is past the fire trucks' entrance (WATCH FOR "DO NOT ENTER" SIGNS AT FIRE TRUCKS' ENTRANCE).

From Jackson & Albion: Drive north on M-50/M-99 through downtown Eaton Rapids; you will go through a construction zone -- the southbound lane is closed (directions for leaving town again to follow). Turn left at M-50/M-99 junction onto Brook St. -- this will be the fourth traffic light you'll encounter in town (the first is by McDonald's, the second by Subway, the third by Quality Dairy). In approximately 2/10 mile, turn right at Line St., the second intersection after traffic light (the first intersection, at Church St., only goes to the right); police & fire department complex on corner; parking lot is past the fire trucks' entrance (WATCH FOR "DO NOT ENTER" SIGNS AT FIRE TRUCKS' ENTRANCE).
>>To leave town again (going south): Take Line St. back across Brook St. to W. Knight St. -- it's a strange intersection, with Brook meeting Knight at a 45-degree angle, just past the point where Line connects the two. (If that doesn't make sense, I think it will when you see it.) Turn left onto W. Knight St. You'll be going due east now. Following detour, turn right on Hall St. Continue approximately 3/10 mile to Broad St., where there's a blinking yellow light; turn left. Turn right at next street, which is Main St./M-50/M-99. Continue south out of town.

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cjtremlett
Aug. 31st, 2010 07:50 pm (UTC)
Take the guy out, chain him to the back of an SUV and drag him for 3/4 of a mile.

Amazing how happy that poor puppeh looks in that pic!
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