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The Dog who Cried Wolf

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My mother, who was recently diagnosed with cancer, was at home last week recuperating from chemo and radiation. She has a little daschund that she adores, the dog keeps her company while the family is gone during the day. She's had the dog for 7 years, a good friend.The other night at midnight, my sister let the dog out to go to the bathroom. They live in Upper Michigan. My mom heard the dog yelp, and she said the yelp chilled her to the bone... it was odd sounding. She ran outside and saw a huge wolf with the little dog in it's mouth, choking the dog. All the screaming and stuff being thrown didn't do a thing to the wolf, it picked up the dog and walked out further into the yard and proceeded to eat it, in front of my mom. Sickening. They've been reintroducing wolves into the wild for the past few months. Collateral damage... I'm taking a vacation up there in a few days. They have a new puppy, and I'm gonna find it a nice real wolfskin pillow to sleep on.
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That is a sad story.
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A savage creature allowed to dwell alongside and within civilized society inflicts its savage behavior upon that society. I'm sensing an analogy. I think I've come over all politically incorrect. I must lie down for a while. Now where did I put that soma? Edited by: badmendicant at: 6/15/05 8:26 am
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InterbaneJesus thats a horrible story. As an animal AND people lover I feel really really bad for your mother. What a shitty experience for someone dealing with cancer treatment. I don't know what else to say.But I'll say more...I can't imagine how horrible that must have been for your mom. What a feeling of helplessness. Have you found a new dog for your mom? She probably is still mourning and doesn't want to try to replace her little friend, but help her through this and take her to the pound. There are tens of thousands of dogs that would love to love your mother. She might not be in the mindset to consider getting another, but it would do her a world of good I'm sure.Damn that wolf. This is evidence, in my opinion, that there just isn't a God. How could a good God allow a cancer patients little dog to get eaten in front of her? What horseshit.But life is not about fairness. Good things happen to rotten people, and as is evident from your moms experience, terrible things happen to innocent and good people. Oddly enough, I can even see things from the wolves perspective. The animal is only behaving as it has for tens of millions of years. He saw a meal and went for it. There was no evil intent. Nature is indifferent and brutal at times.Best wishes for you and your mother Interbane. My father finished his last radiation treatment today and is having a stint operation Monday.Chris
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