Dogs Allegedly Neglected and Covered in Maggots Deserve Justice

Target: Brad King, State Attorney for Citrus County, Florida

Goal: Demand that the woman who allegedly neglected and starved her dogs receive the maximum penalty under law.

Three dogs were allegedly starved and neglected in a shocking case of animal cruelty. The dogs were reportedly covered in matted fur and malnourished. The accused told police, “I didn’t mean for it to get this bad.” Demand justice for these innocent dogs.

A neighbor spotted Joi-Marie Richheimer’s Shih Tzu wandering the neighborhood and immediately became concerned for the dog’s health. Per officers, the dog’s fur was matted together in dirty clumps and contained traces of feces, urine, maggots, and metal. The dog also suffered from an eye condition, which caused it to go blind, and was reportedly malnourished. Investigators found two additional dogs in Richheimer’s home and both reportedly showed signs of neglect.

Animal Control officers took custody of the three dogs and they are recovering. Richheimer was charged with two felony counts of animal cruelty. Sign below and demand that Richheimer receive the maximum penalty under law, if convicted.

PETITION LETTER:

Dear District Attorney King,

Three dogs suffered tremendously when they were allegedly neglected and starved by their owner, Joi-Marie Richheimer. The dogs’ fur was reportedly so matted that it showed traces of urine, feces, maggots, and metal. We demand justice for these poor dogs.

The pictures were shocking. A Shih Tzu, blind due to an eye condition, was shown covered in clumps of dirty matted fur. Animal Control officers reportedly removed three pounds of fur from the dog, leaving the animal with only three pounds of actual body weight. A second dog, a Chow mix, reportedly also suffered with matted fur and had lower back and hip injuries.

This horrific neglect cannot go unpunished. We demand that you seek the maximum penalty in this case.

Sincerely,

[Your Name Here]

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9 Comments

  1. ….. “whoops, I forgot to take care of my dogs … “

  2. Linda Hilty-Tuttle says:

    I have no socially-acceptable words for this bitch!!!

  3. Selena Brooks says:

    Really! So sick and tired of lame ass excuses! how about someone stop feeding you sick bitch 😡

  4. BAD PERSON TO LET FAMILY GO LIKE THIS NOW. SAME OR WORSE TREATMENT FOR PUNISHMENT OF THIS TURD TO ABUSE ANIMALS NOW.

  5. Dear brad king, this sck criminal could be watching your kids..maybe this idiot safistic criminal works at the daycare where your child is cared for…do you want a sick sadistic criminal like this caring fr youR child?? I do not want a criminal like this sick idiot out in our community committing other heinous crimes. Prosecute violent sick criminals to the fullest extent f the law, or let these criminals live next door to you!

  6. ania bilchuk says:

    useless people deserve utilization.

  7. THIS IS UNACCEPTABLE AND Unlawfully DISGRACEFUL AND RIDICULOUS TO DO that TO THE INNOCENT HELPLESS DEFENSELESS and VOICELESS CREATURES FROM GOD. ALL ANIMALS ABUSERS SHOULD BE STOP AND immediately punishment IN JAIL for long periods of years thats brutally AND INHUMANE IS UNACCEPTABLE AND Unlawfully DISGRACEFUL. SIGNED

  8. Lisa Zarafonetis Lisa Zarafonetis says:

    “I didn’t mean for it to get this bad” she says⁉️😲 WTF bitch⁉️😒
    Maybe u should have maggots crawling on your body so u can feel right @ home❗️😠
    Signed & shared 😡

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