Puppy Survives After Being Tied to Railroad Tracks

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Puppy survives terrifying ordeal of being tied to railroad tracks.

A CSX bridge employee found several dead dogs tied to the railroad tracks in a secluded area of the Tremont neighborhood in Cleveland, OH. He then saw a man tying yet another dog to the tracks and the man appeared to be videotaping the dog as the train barrelled down the tracks. The puppy survived by ducking and squirming away from the train.

The investigation into this horrific act of animal cruelty is being headed up by Lt Mark Ketterer. Lt Ketterer said the bridge worker immediately called the police, scooped up the frightened puppy, and headed to the Cleveland Kennel to be evaluated. The puppy was not hurt physically and transferred to the Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter in Valley View.

“It’s got everyone upset over here that someone would do that. It’s awful that someone did that to torture animals, and might be filming it,” Lt Ketterer said. People who commit such heinous acts against animals have no problem committing tortuous acts against people and is a danger to society.

Good news: The puppy is doing great, is available for adoption, all thanks to a compassionate, heroic bridge worker.

Update: Police are now saying they are unsure if the dogs were actually tied u or if his leash got caught, and whether there were any other dogs involved.

Lesley DeSouza, manager at the Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter, hopes that the details of what really happened are sorted out soon.

8 thoughts on “Puppy Survives After Being Tied to Railroad Tracks”

  1. there are some extremely sick and twisted people out there!!! these people need to be caught and punished for their sick actions!!!

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  2. And people always look at me funny when I say something like “I’d really like to kill that @$$#0!&, slowly, like over a couple days.

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  3. Just when I think I’ve heard the worst story I think I have ever heard of some human waste of food and water’s treatment of a poor defenseless, trusting animal, something like THIS happens! The stories just keep getting more disgusting… I hope they have a good lead on this guy. Call me when you catch him… We have some NICE railroad tracks near us, I’ve got a spot all picked out for him…

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  4. the worker would not have said he saw the man tie another dog and start videotaping while the train was coming. Therefore some cover up seems
    to be taking place. maybe they don’t want publicity. But you can’t cover this up
    its too late for that. You have a dangerous sick person out their. He is in
    your area and getting kicks killing animals and videotaping the crime. what happens when he starts doing this to people also. This is murder and he should be put in prison for life. Find him and instead of covering up be the
    heroes for justice for human life!

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  5. I AGREE. IT SOUNDS LIKE THERE IS NOW A COVER UP ON THIS STORY. PLEASE CATCH THIS PERSON (OR PERSONS IF THAT IS WHAT YOU WANT TO CALL THEM) AND SET AN EXAMPLE. HE NEEDS TO BE IN JAIL AND PUNISHED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE!

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