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Animal cruelty now a ‘crime against society’

Illustration by Brittany England/The Pioneer

Kali Persall,

January 28, 2016

Last month, a two-pound kitten named “Smurf” was brought to the Nine Lives Foundation, a no-kill animal shelter in Redwood City. It’s black fur was dyed purple, and he was covered with at least twenty “gnawing wounds,” according to Dr. Monica Rudiger, founder and chief veterinarian at the founda...

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