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SarahD

(1,675 posts)
Wed May 15, 2024, 01:34 PM May 15

Please don't make your animal buddy share your recklessness.

This is the guy who made the news a few days ago by running the Colorado River on a makeshift craft he called a raft. As expected, he died. The sad part is, he took his Corgi with him. Why he thought his dog would share his urge to commit suicide is a mystery. Dogs will go anywhere and do anything their humans ask. It's called trust. What this human did is a huge betrayal of that trust. If we cannot discourage people from suicide, I hope there's a way we can convince them to provide for their animal friends before they take the final step.
https://www.yahoo.com/news/man-dog-disappear-body-recovered-060924933.html

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Please don't make your animal buddy share your recklessness. (Original Post) SarahD May 15 OP
Dog's body wasn't found so hopefully he might turn up, I agree with your sentiment though Shellback Squid May 15 #1
I was hoping the same. SarahD May 15 #2

SarahD

(1,675 posts)
2. I was hoping the same.
Wed May 15, 2024, 06:38 PM
May 15

That a group of rafters would spot him bobbing along like a little cork, pull him out of the water, and treat him to a nice piece of steak.

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