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One Abuser, Two Victims

Animals  (tags: abused children, abused animals, abused cat, abusers, cruelty, protection, laws, courts )

- 3564 days ago -
When 9-year-old Beth* was sexually abused by her stepfather, she told the prosecuting attorney that someone else knew about it -- but that he couldn' t talk. She was referring to her beloved cat, Oreo. Beth explained that Oreo would bravely


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Annie J (205)
Friday October 9, 2009, 10:59 am
Thanks Simone, very sad yet touching story. At least Beth had the love and protection of her friend Oreo.

Thomas b (29)
Saturday October 10, 2009, 12:42 pm
read this story in news other day. sad yes. but again theres that compassion of animals. also again theres the sick minds of people.

Rhonda Maness (580)
Saturday October 10, 2009, 1:13 pm
Thanks Simone

Susan D (116)
Saturday October 10, 2009, 2:57 pm
Thank God the abuser is now in jail. I am glad that out of this, there is now a training program for those involved in considering these cases, to understand the link between cruelty to animals and domestic and child abuse.

Nan B (62)
Sunday October 11, 2009, 1:05 am
So very sad. This is inexcusable!!! The LAD that is supose to protect her is a poor excuse for a human, but the trusting kitty was there. You can always count on our eurry friend Oreo..
Thanks Simone

Cheree M (46)
Sunday October 11, 2009, 1:13 am
Amazing. And some say animals are stupid. Sad story but great ending. Also agree w/ Susan about the training program. Thanks simone.

MARY D (158)
Sunday October 11, 2009, 3:22 am
Our furkids are very smart and loyal to us. I'm glad justice was finally done for both. Thank you for posting this.

Elm Morrison (357)
Sunday October 11, 2009, 2:48 pm
The love of an animal. During the darkets days of my life my beloved Bones was always with me, often licking the tears from my cheeks.

To molest a child is a heinous sin.

mary f (200)
Monday October 12, 2009, 1:57 am
thanks for this very touching story
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