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Strict sentences for animal cruelty charges

I read Liz Kellar’s article about the man who confessed to animal cruelty, and I hope the man goes to prison. Finding animals without food or water is something the courts should not tolerate when administering sentencing.

As an ex-cop, if I was called to a situation involving animal cruelty, the owner of that animal was arrested and presented before the district attorney for prosecution. Seldom did the judges ever look favorably on the defendant.

The public should report more instances of animal cruelty to the authorities and we can begin to treat animals like we treat most humans … with respect, food, shelter … and water.

Dennis R. Kocher

Lake of the Pines

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