Cemetery Doe Shot Dead, Police Looking For Culprit
I don’t know why humans have to be so cruel: someone shot and killed a deer that lived in a cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri.
According to KCTV5, “Ella” the deer was born in the cemetery over two years ago; her mother was hit by a car when she was just a few months old. To many of the people in the area, she had become almost a pet: she would stand near a group of mourners when there was a funeral, and would even poke her head into the chapel from time to time. Ella had even made “friends” with a stray dog, and the two would pal-around at the cemetery. The dog has been adopted and is now living with a family.
Ella had survived an attack a few months back, but wasn’t so lucky this time.
Don’t get me wrong: I am a firm believer in hunting/fishing. If you are doing it to put food on your table, I have no problem with it – just do it legally. This was a blatant disregard for the law, and showed blatant disrespect for nature and life in general.
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Workers will be cremating Ella and spreading her ashes around the cemetery, the only home she ever knew.