21 Apr '12, 12am

Dog Shot by Cop Reporting to Wrong Address | Care2 Healthy Living

Dog Shot by Cop Reporting to Wrong Address | Care2 Healthy Living

On April 14, an Austin, Texas policeman was attempting to tend to a call regarding domestic abuse. What happened before he arrived is a horrific story to any animal lover. He reported to the wrong address, where Michael Paxton was in his driveway getting something from his truck. When Paxton was ordered to raise his hands and keep still, his Cattle Dog, Cisco, started barking at Officer Thomas Griffin from the Austin Police Department. Griffin pointed the gun away from Paxton and moved it towards Cisco, while Paxton repeatedly told the officer that his dog was friendly and wouldn’t hurt him. Griffin aimed, shot and killed Cisco regardless, and Paxton witnessed the scene in anguish and shock. While Officer Griffin continued to be kept on duty by the Austin Police Department, Paxton immediately started a Facebook page, “Justice for Cisco .” Barely giving himself time to mour...

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care2.com 21 Apr '12, 11pm

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care2.com 29 Apr '12, 11pm

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care2.com 15 Apr '12, 9pm

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The Meaning of Menopause | Care2 Healthy Living

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care2.com 28 Apr '12, 12am

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care2.com 22 Apr '12, 9pm

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