Sections

Mind your furry friend

The Brooklyn Paper
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Don’t miss our updates:

To The Editor:

It’s always heart wrenching to read about a missing pet.

I read the article about Steve Tarpin and his beloved dog, Mango, and have some strong words for him and others, who engage in such extremely neglectful behavior toward their pets.

To leave your dog, or cat, to wander the streets, or tied up to a pole outside a store while you do your business, is nothing less than the height of irresponsibility. No one in their right mind would leave their child outside a store alone for even 10 seconds, yet leaving one’s beloved pet alone on a street is deemed perfectly acceptable.

I can only hope that poor Mango, who is now likely dead due to Mr. Tarpin’s extremely poor judgment, was not brutalized by some violent lunatic.

All pet owners need to learn from these tragedies. Do not, even for one moment, leave your dog, or cat, unattended.

They deserve the same common-sense protection as you would provide to a child.

Fred Fassberger

Park Slope

Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Don’t miss our updates:


Reasonable discourse

Comments closed.

First name
Last name
Your neighborhood
Email address
Daytime phone

Your letter must be signed and include all of the information requested above. (Only your name and neighborhood are published with the letter.) Letters should be as brief as possible; while they may discuss any topic of interest to our readers, priority will be given to letters that relate to stories covered by The Brooklyn Paper.

Letters will be edited at the sole discretion of the editor, may be published in whole or part in any media, and upon publication become the property of The Brooklyn Paper. The earlier in the week you send your letter, the better.

Keep it local!

Stay in touch with your community. Subscribe to our free newsletter: