first_imgNorman the racing greyhound who was found with his ears hacked off this weekIT’S enough to make the blood boil in any decent human being.Norman the racing greyhound was found this week in the North with his ears hacked off by its owner who an animal charity branded as ‘scum’. Traumatised Norman underwent surgery on Friday for the horrific injuries he sustained at the hands of mindless thugs.On Saturday, Norman arrived at the Mid Antrim Animal Sanctuary for some rest and recuperation.The sanctuary has been flooded with messages of love and support for Norman.George Anderson of the sanctuary said: “He will be going into the isolation area until his injuries heal and to give him time to settle as he is quite stressed after his terrible ordeal.“I understand that many people will want to see him but I would ask all you wonderful people who have shown so much compassion to understand that he will need time to recuperate.“A huge thank you to everyone who has shown such compassion for Norman.“Thank you from everyone at Mid Antrim Animal Sanctuary and we will keep you all up-dated on his progress.”Police in the North have appealed for information following the sickening attack on Norman, particularly from those in the world of greyhound racing.Officers were horrified to discover a greyhound dog had its ears cut off.The PSNI received a call out shortly before 8pm on Monday, June 24 to the scene of a dog in distress on the northern outskirts of Belfast.Norman was found this week by police in the North in a traumatised stateWhen they arrived officers discovered a former racing greyhound had been abandoned.But to their horror they noticed its ears had been hacked off to remove the birth and registration tattoos that allow greyhounds to be traced.The distressed and shocked animal was taken by police to nearby veterinary surgeons where it was treated for its injuries.Mid Antrim Animal Sanctuary chair George Anderson described the dog’s injuries as “absolutely horrendous.”“I wouldn’t even call the people who did this animals – an animal wouldn’t be so cruel. They are the scum of the earth as far as I’m concerned,” he said.Mr Anderson said that when the dog’s injuries have healed the sanctuary will try to find him a new home.ANIMAL LOVERS FURY AFTER GREYHOUND FOUND WITH ITS EARS HACKED OFF was last modified: June 29th, 2013 by cassoscoopShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:ANIMAL LOVERS FURY AFTER GREYHOUND FOUND WITH ITS EARS HACKED OFFNORMAN THE GREYHOUNDlast_img