Adopt! Don’t Shop!
That’s the final frontier.
Nothing is more definite.
Nothing is more final.
Nothing is more irreversible.
Then why do we take a life?
Why do I?
If Dr. Kevorkian can be punished for human Euthanasia, what is my punishment for killing sixteen cats and nine dogs with reasons ranging from upper respiratory infection to perceived aggressive to simply – “un-adoptable because they’ve been at the shelter too long” scribbled clear across their charts.
A red tag around their collar as I walk him to his final walk. The chocolate brown big-pittie wags his tail wildly as I pet his pretty face. He jumps up and down the weigh-scale ready to play his game with me.
- The amber read-out of the scale flickers. That would mean 8cc of the Blue-juice. My gut tightens.
The vet-techs check his vitals and I tranquilize him. Then we put him in the cage and…
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