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Dead Horses 'Are Litter', Council Told


Animals  (tags: horses, killed, onroads, cars, regarded as litter, council, no respect )

Simone
- 3391 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
The government department responsible for maintaining the roads in Northern Ireland has told a local council that dead horses lying on a road are considered to be litter. The department's position emerged during a dispute over who would pay for



   

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MmAway M (516)
Friday August 7, 2009, 3:58 pm
PLEASE VISIT SITE...

This is a horrible story to me frankly, I love horses and would NEVER IN MY ENTIRE LIFE CONSIDER THEM AS LITTER...

Shocking....I am so saddened by this and to see the photo, is just very upsetting that Northern Ireland would say there special creatures are LITTER.

Noted with SHOCK
 

. (0)
Friday August 7, 2009, 4:49 pm
Disgraceful that they see these once living beings are viewed as litter.
 

Nancy Welch (68)
Friday August 7, 2009, 7:05 pm
Litter my butt! Bless those sweet babies as they are treated like crap.
 

Jeanette Steffi G (189)
Friday August 7, 2009, 8:34 pm
When humans die, do live people call them litter? Rubbish? Trash? Oh, for pete's sweet sake, they do not! And animals do not deserve to be called litter or any form of garbage when they pass away! To call animals litter when they're already gone is disgusting! Talk about respect for the dead.
 

Leanne H (75)
Friday August 7, 2009, 11:12 pm
To call these or any other animal that has been run down and the left on the road LITTER!!!! absolutely disgusting....respect should be shown!!!! They were probably someones pet and to treat them this way is beyond me...
 

David B (34)
Sunday August 9, 2009, 10:51 pm
another reason why i sometimes wonder why were considered the top spiecies on the planet?? i think the trash are the ones who wrote the law!
 
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