A mayor attacks masters leaving their animals in cold

A few days ago, the mayor of the city of Saint Louis, Missouri in the United States, proved how much the fate of animals preoccupies him. Francis Slay has announced exceptional measures to protect dogs and cats , and punish irresponsible masters, reports stltoday.com .

Animals removed from their homes masters

All animals left alone in the cold will be confiscated, while their owners will be prosecuted for cruelty to animals .

Temperatures have fallen dramatically in recent days. Part of the United States is facing a freezing cold wave. But some unconscious teachers refuse to offer their animals a warm place to take refuge, preferring to leave them outside, in the garden...

A question of survival

Randy Grim, Stray Rescue of St. Louis , is fighting to help these animals. He does not count his hours trying to convince the owners to let their dogs and cats go into their house to warm up. If they stay outside, " they will die " , warns them.

Police teams were reinforced to tour neighborhoods of the city alongside staff and volunteers of animal welfare associations in the area, and residents seeing animals left behind in the cold are invited to call a special number.
A good example , that many cities around the world should follow.