A man was arrested Monday in Cumberland County, NC after allegedly setting a 9-week-old puppy on fire, after a dispute with his wife.
WRAL.com reports the little pit bull suffered “burns, singe marks, blisters and gashes along his left hip and leg.”
Fortunately, Red is recovering and efforts will be made to find him a new home, once the case is resolved.
What kind of person does this sort of thing? I’ve never understood what level of mental weakness or overall sickness it must take to torture a defenseless animal or pick on someone physically much weaker.