Just a quick note to do one more short follow up to that grisly story about the stray cat who was kicked about 10 feet into a hedge by a nasty person who enjoyed himself when it did it.
I wanted to write a quick post, on this story, which focused on the victim of the crime. At the moment, nearly all the focus has really has been on the alleged criminal, Andre Robinson, the perpetrator and his behaviour. I think, in general, there should be more focus, in cat abuse stories, on the victim’s recovery and I am pleased to say that in this case it has happened.
First, here’s a picture of King:
As you can see, King is a grey and white cat. His coat is called: solid and white. He has a nice white moustache, by the way.
King is currently recovering at an ASPCA animal hospital and he appears to be doing pretty well. He continues to receive treatment and monitoring. There are no reports of injuries of any kind (perhaps he was just shook up and bruised a bit) so he appears to have been very lucky.
Apparently, King was rescued the day after the assault by what one newspaper called a “determined coalition of cops and animal rights groups” (I like that description).
Of course, we have to find a silver lining which is that King has become a bit of a celebrity in which case there is no doubt in my mind that a lot of people will come forward to provide him with a super home.
Which brings me to the last point, namely, that there are hundreds of thousands of cats just like King were are just as good and who need a loving home just as much.