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post #1 of 19 Old 01-30-2010, 02:30 AM Thread Starter
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GRAPHIC WARNING Haiti starved horse still alive

WARNING, even I gasped when I saw this. A friend of mine who is a nurse, just got back from Haiti to help with medical care. She took a lot of pictures down there, including this poor horse, who I have no idea how, is still standing alive. I'm sure she must have been a beautiful mare at one point. I have no idea how she managed to stay alive in this condition.

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post #2 of 19 Old 01-30-2010, 07:47 AM
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omg!!!! that brought tears to my eyes!!!! poor thing!!! and she most probably isnt the only one :(
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post #3 of 19 Old 01-30-2010, 09:09 AM
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Oh my goodness!!!! I hope someone can help her! She deserves to survive!

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post #4 of 19 Old 01-30-2010, 09:12 AM
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Oh my poor girl.

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post #5 of 19 Old 01-30-2010, 09:18 AM
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Is anyone helping the poor thing? I highly doubt it since the earthquake victims are "more important" but if I were able to make a difference for the poor girl, I would be focusing on her.

That just absolutely breaks my heart, oh my god. I am fighting back the frustration and tears. I just want to reach through the screen and touch her.

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post #6 of 19 Old 01-30-2010, 10:52 AM
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It's awful. And although I am a huge animal lover I think the very thin boy behind her is even sadder.

I think the worst part is that animals there were like that before the earthquakes. The society doesn't have "pets". The animals wander around where they please. Well that is what I heard : /
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post #7 of 19 Old 01-30-2010, 10:58 AM
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considering the grass/ tress look pretty green I wonder why shes so skinney. there is vegitation in the picture.
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post #8 of 19 Old 01-30-2010, 11:09 AM
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So very sad. I am with MIE...I just wanted to reach through and bring her home.
Wonder if there is some other things going on.
So very sad.
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post #9 of 19 Old 01-31-2010, 09:21 PM
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awww =[ i too wonder why shes so thin. she must be sick.. theres plenty of forage it looks like. if some one could fly her here id take her haha
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post #10 of 19 Old 01-31-2010, 09:25 PM
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She should have been used to feed some haitians before she got that thin. She must have been sick or they would have eaten her already. I would bet that stray animals and livestock of any kind are hard to find in Haiti.

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