An adorable dog named Remy with a grade six heart murmur was found tied to a pole with a handwritten letter from her owner outside an animal adoption centre in South Carolina.
The note explained that Remy’s owner could no longer care for her while finding the abandoned pet reportedly came as no surprise to the animal adoption centre’s staff.
This occurred outside the Greenville Humane Society in South Carolina on Sunday, 18th September.
Remi was taken in and given food before she was put through an exhaustive veterinary examination.
It was discovered that she is suffering from a grade six heart murmur and may need surgery or a “lifelong medication regimen”, according to a statement Newsflash obtained from the Greenville Human Society.
The statement added: “Unique cases such as Remy’s rely on donations from our Hope Fund… but we’re in the negative.
“We’ve had more sick and injured animals in our care recently than we have the funds for.”
The organisation went on to explain that while animal abandonment may be against the law, it has become increasingly frequent, which puts greater pressure on animal shelters everywhere.
It wrote: “We know shelters everywhere are in the same predicament. But right now, Remy needs your help.
“The other 95 sick or injured animals in our Healing Place need your help. Any donation, big or small, is greatly appreciated.”
Donations can be made at https://www.greenvillehumane.com/donate and by choosing the ‘Hope Fund’ as the donation type.
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