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PETITION TARGET: Forsyth County District Lawyer’s Workplace
A brown and white canine doubtless died a gradual and agonizing dying on a tether in Forsyth County, North Carolina — with a deputy sheriff discovering the canine’s emaciated physique nonetheless chained to a submit, in response to information reviews.
A involved resident alerted authorities a couple of presumably struggling canine reportedly chained in a yard. When the deputy arrived, the canine’s proprietor mentioned the canine was lifeless — then he confirmed the deputy the corpse, nonetheless tethered to a clothesline with a cable.
The canine was left tethered in “lethal chilly climate” and never fed correctly, “leading to dying by malnutrition,” in response to an arrest warrant. A lab evaluation additionally reported the canine doubtless died from hunger.
Authorities have arrested Timothy Elisha King on a felony depend of animal cruelty and a misdemeanor depend of restraining a canine on a tether.
No canine deserves to stay tethered 24/7 exterior — deserted and forgotten. This defenseless canine, the sufferer of extended and lethal neglect, deserves justice — as do all the opposite canines languishing on chains in North Carolina!
Greater than 38,000 folks have already signed our petition to North Carolina legislators, urging that they ban merciless chaining within the state and displaying a public will for full accountability for many who select to chain and neglect their canines.
Signal our petition urging Forsyth County prosecutors to deal with this case with the utmost seriousness — together with a most ban on proudly owning animals for the person(s) accountable.
The investigation is ongoing. Anybody with details about this incident ought to contact the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Workplace at 336-727-2112.