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Sep 5, 2006
Focus: Animal Welfare
Action Request: Various
Location: United States
Dear Animal Lovers,

This information has been in various shares and I am only copying and pasting. Watch out for this man! He actually adopts animals and then mutilates them. Apparently he moves around. Here's the latest information!
***UPDATE!! (8/30/06):
He has set up a dog walking service at the Long Beach dog park, he has been getting ref. and dogs from the other dog walkers at the dog park. Maybe it be best to leave your dogs in your own care until they catch the creep!


Convicted animal abuser Shon Rahrig has moved to Long Beach. He use craigslist to find animals to torture, both posting and answering ads. He favors calico cats but will also take kittens, adult cats, puppies and older dogs instead. He tends to focus on 'free to good home' ads so he can get free victims. He is believed to post ads full of manipulative lies. In addition to Craigslist he attends adoption events and shelters and may use newspaper and bulletin board ads so please warn non-craigslist people you know.

His acts of torture are extremely disturbing. He has been doing this for years and moves to new locations (even across the country) when the locals learn too much. In addition to jail and probation his sentence for torturing kittens in Ohio in 1999 included the decision that he could never again own living things and had to attend
mandatory counseling. Instead he skipped town and moved to another state where police, neighbors, shelters and animal control did not know him! This was after pleading guilty (in order to avoid the publicity a trial would have brought him, which would have hindered
him when he sought more victims).

NOTE: following sentence describes some of his gruesome crimes so you may wish to skip ahead.

Among other terrible acts he takes kittens and pokes their eyes out, breaks their bones and cuts off their feet. He claims he is sane and has offered no justification for his actions. Of course there is none, but he is rational and aware enough that the court agreed he is sane.

HE GETS HIS VICTIMS ON CRAIGSLIST. DO NOT GIVE OR SELL HIM ANIMALS. CALL ANIMAL CONTROL IF YOU ENCOUNTER HIM. WARN OTHERS.

As of April 2006 he was known to live at:
5901 East Ocean Blvd, Unit D
Long Beach, CA 90803

Shon Rahrig was spotted at an adoption event in the area. Keep in mind that a person who will repeatedly move to knew states in order to continue torturing animals will likely go to any length to acquire victims! He could show up anywhere. He has lived in a number of cities in California and elsewhere, including down in San Diego, so he is familiar with a range of places. Don't assume you won't encounter him! He used to have a real estate license and company and lived on Sunset Cliffs Blvd in San Diego so it is familiar territory for him. His license expired last year but may have been renewed.

Please post his picture everywhere that you can!

Kristi K


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