Riona, a young Pit Bull mix, got to instant web fame after Tails of Hope Pet Rescue published her heart-wrenching tale to TikTok with the hashtag “#JusticeforRiona.” The rescue has actually been giving updates on her standing, which has boosted exceptionally.
Along with helping in her recovery, Tails of Hope likewise used a several-thousand dollar benefit for details pertaining to the criminal of the crime. Today, Memphis authorities arrested the man who apparently committed this heinous act of physical violence versus Riona.
Road to Recuperation
According to a local information station, worried onlookers located Riona “yelling while on fire” at a junction on June 20. They informed the police division, and pet control ultimately got here to select her up.
Tails of Hope picked up Riona from a Memphis Pet Sanctuary. Ever since, the rescue has supplied her with comprehensive look after her wounds, which extend right from her face to her tail.
A Facebook message from the rescue discusses that Riona had actually been “splashed with diesel fuel” and also suffered a deep cut on her neck from a cord. Tails of Hope remains to chronicle her healing on TikTok, which has actually amassed over 1.4 million sort.
Her big eyes peak out of her bandages, and her tail wags despite her suffering 4th-degree burns on 60 percent of her body. In a current Facebook video clip, Riona, outfitted in environment-friendly dressings as well as a rubber ducky poncho, walks around a fenced-in outside location to appreciate the rainfall.
Riona likewise has her hunger back. The rescue points out in one TikTok video clip that she “doesn’t say no to a treat.”
How You Can Assist
Riona is still seeking medical care and will certainly most likely need special interest for the rest of her life. Tails of Hope supplied several methods permanently Samaritans to contribute:
Store their Crunchy wishlist
Store Riona’s Amazon.com wishlist
We encourage you to assist Riona in any way you can. If you aren’t able to aid monetarily, share her tale.
Physical violence versus pet dogs– particularly bully breeds– is not uncommon. If you think an animal misuse, report it to authorities.