13 Nov '11, 3am

Pony Set on Fire and Left to Die | Care2 Causes

Pony Set on Fire and Left to Die | Care2 Causes

The yearling pony was tethered behind some houses in an area of Cork City in Northern Ireland’s County Armagh. Even before someone doused him with a flammable liquid and set him on fire, he was emaciated. If a neighbor had not seen the flames and acted quickly to douse them, more than his hind quarters would have burned. The horse would have suffered a slow, agonizing death. Still, by the time the pony’s plight was reported to the ISPCA , his “skin was severely infected, with oozing pus and a very heavy infestation of maggots.” Police and a veterinary surgeon were called in. The colt, now being called “Bert,” was given pain relief and fever medication and taken to the Victor Dowling Equine Rescue Centre. On the ISPCA Facebook site , Inspector Lisa O’Donovan says, We are very hopeful that Bert will recover. The torture he endured during this mindless act of cruelty is beyon...

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