I was absolutely horrified when I read the front-page headline (The Argus, October 4).

Another animal tortured by human hands. I ask myself how could you inflict that much pain on a so-called pet if you can't cope?

Why not take it to the PDSA or RSPCA? I am ashamed to be part of the human race.

  • Stacey Maxted, West Road, Portslade