August 07, 2009
Elizabeth Carlisle Was The Bunny Undertaker - Charged With Drowning Two Rabbits After Posting The Evidence On Facebook
Akron, Ohio (The Weekly Vice) - Elizabeth Carlisle, a 20-year-old Ravenna woman was arrested on animal abuse charges after she drowned two injured rabbits inside a Petland store and then posted a photo of the deed on her Facebook page.
A Petland franchise located at the Chapel Hill Mall in Akron was closed down Wednesday after a photo on Carlisle's Facebook page showed her holding dead rabbits after the animals were drowned. A caption under the photo boasted that she drowned the rabbits because they were injured.
Investigators say Carlisle posted the photograph on July 28. An entry on her page credited the store manager with taking the photograph. She went on to explain the animals were drowned after they became injured during a fight.
Petland headquarters condemned the incident, announcing it had revoked the store's license. Animals recovered from the store are being transferred to other locations.
"Petland will in no way, shape or form tolerate any abuse of animals in it's care," stated officials in a press release. "We are outraged at this gross violation of Petland's animal care standards.
Carlisle was booked into jail on two counts of harming a companion animal. She is scheduled to be arraigned on August 17.
Carlisle's father, Joe Carlisle, defended his daughter, describing her as a respectful young woman simply working her way through college.
"She is a good, good person who is innocent totally as a human being of any and all wrongdoing," insisted Carlisle.
The Weekly Vice Opinion:
I'm not sure what bothers me more. The sadistic look on this creepy chic's face as she holds the corpses of two dead animals - or the complete disregard of this vile act by the woman's father.
She's totally innocent of all wrongdoing? Really?
Mr. Carlisle, I think I'm beginning to see where this woman's stupidity originated from. Do you have an alarming, rooster feather hairstyle too?
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