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Welcome to Shelter Life at the East Bay Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

We began as the Oakland SPCA in 1874. Today, the East Bay SPCA includes two animal shelters and three clinics in our community.

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Monday, August 01, 2005

Nameless dog and cat.

This is an email I got today from the shelter supervisor. I've worked here for 5 years and I will never, ever, get used to how awful some people can be.

"Today a carboard box was left at our gate before opening. It had the body of a dead dog. I took the box to the freezer and placed the dog inside(already in a bag). When I looked into the box, there was a cat laying inside, blinking. I took him in, checked him out, and took him to the clinic (thinking a humane pts [put to sleep] might be necessary). He was not able to get up or even move very much, emaciated, pale, and in pain. He could not be stabilized. The vet recommended pts. I agreed."

Rest in peace, nameless dog and cat.

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