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* Susie Schieve: Some animal stories have amazing endings – Herald Bulletin: Community

Posted: Saturday, September 6, 2014 6:31 pm
By Susie Schieve | For The Herald Bulletin

Susie Schieve

Susie Schieve, executive director of the Madison County Humane Society, writes a column that appears the first Sunday of each month. She can be reached through sydneyschieve@aol.com or the Humane Society at 2219 Crystal St., Anderson.

Amazing animal stories do happen, and I can say that I feel fortunate to have witnessed many. At the Madison County Humane Society, one of our missions is to help lost dogs and cats find their way home. This week we had a huge victory.

Two weeks ago, we took into our shelter a blind older Boston terrier. For a blind dog, living in a shelter is a terrifying experience. The little dog huddled and shook in the back of her cage. We did bring her up to the office so she would not feel so alone. As she was not familiar with her surroundings she was frightened there as well.

This little lady was found in the middle of a street bumping into things, and she was covered in fleas. I generally do not take our shelter animals home as our adoption rate Continue reading