Information needed to find who left dog’s head in popcorn tin on owner’s car in Falmouth , Massachusetts
SACRAMENTO, CA (January 11, 2007) – United Animal Nations (UAN) today offered a $1,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever killed and decapitated a beloved pet dog and left his bloody, severed head in a holiday popcorn tin on the owner’s car. The dog’s owner was staying with friends at the Gosnold Grove Apartments in
The owner of the three-year-old pit bull named Nitrous was boarding him and her other dog, Nila, a nine-month-old female pit bull, at the Notorious B.L.U.E. Kennels in Mashpee. She later had a disagreement with the owners, which authorities believe may be connected to the death of Nitrous and the disappearance of Nila. On January 10, local authorities arrested the kennel owners after they verbally threatened Nitrous’ owner; they are still looking for more information about who killed Nitrous and searching for Nila.
“This was a blatant and senseless act of cruelty,” said UAN President and CEO
Anyone with information in this case should call Chuck Martinsenat the
Falmouth Department of Natural Resources at (508) 457-2536.
UAN is offering this reward through its Zig Zag Memorial Reward Fund , designed to encourage witnesses to step forward with information about animal cruelty crimes and to advocate the need for harsher punishments in such cases. Research now shows that people who abuse animals are more likely to be violent toward humans.
“Given the connection between violence toward humans and violence toward animals, our society can no longer take animal cruelty cases lightly,” Forsyth said. “We issue the Zig Zag Memorial Reward to encourage law enforcement agencies and prosecutors to apprehend animal abusers and punish them to the full extent of the law.”
The Zig Zag Memorial Reward is named for a
Now celebrating its 20th year, United Animal Nations (UAN) is