Homeless Dog Who Spent 10 Years Living in NYC Park Has a Forever Home
Animal abuse has become a common thing and in every such case, we are directly or indirectly responsible. Today’s story has a happy end but it is based on the basis of extreme pain. It is the story of Charlie/Ricky. This homeless dog was captured in a Manhattan Park. It spent ten long years in severe cold and hot scorching summers in wild without availability of necessary food. However, good to disclose that Ricky has now found a lovely forever home.
Ricky started its life as a pet dog but then he was left alone by his family as they shifted to a new place. However, the neighborhood looked after this lonesome boy and offered him necessary food and blankets for survival. But Ricky never allowed anyone to get close to him due to increased feral. However, the temperatures decreased to the extreme low to zero during the current year. Ricky left taking food and it was suffering with a problem in his hips. Such conditions motivated the neighbors to help him in a serious manner and the first task was attaining Ricky’s confidence. Denise Lauffer, a lovely woman spent two freezing nights in a cardboard box to attain Charlie’s trust.
After trying hard, the managed to catch Ricky and took him to the vet for necessary medication. After thorough diagnosis, vet disclosed that he has tumor in testicles and worms. For treatment of Ricky, the neighbors managed to run a fund raising campaign and gathered enough funds for his treatments.
Finally, one of the residents, Tiina IImet who loved the homeless dog more than anyone else has decided to adopt Ricky as a permanent family member. However, it is expected that it will take long for Rickie to adjust in a home environment. Ricky is an old dog and it spent whole life, almost ten years wandering on the streets without caring for anyone else and it is not a tamed pet. So, it will demand patience and love to tackle it. It is expected that Tiina and other neighbors will help him adjust in a more practical way with utmost love and care. If you wish to raise voice against animal abuse and if you wish to help Ricky then you should not miss to hit share button below and do comment your thoughts about this story in below comment box.