Miracle, a dog who was subjected to horrific torture and set on fire, has amazed animal cruelty investigators by wagging his tail again. Despite the severity of his injuries, which included being stabbed and burned by a wooden plank with a nail, Bruce was able to avoid being euthanized and make a remarkable recovery. His wounds were so severe that it was thought he would not survive, but his resilience serves as a testament to the importance of fighting against animal cruelty.
Veterinarians and RSPCA investigators were shocked by the extent of the abuse suffered by a four-year-old bull, a breed commonly used in illegal hunting. The animal, named Bruce, was discovered wandering the suburbs of Carlisle with a host of injuries including a bulging eye socket, multiple skull fractures, a broken jaw, and a burned-off tail. He was also severely underweight. Despite the horrific abuse he endured, Bruce’s will to survive is a testament to the resilience of animals and the importance of preventing animal cruelty.
he animal had suffered severe physical trauma, including a swollen, protruding eye and a deep hole in the top of his skull. His face was battered and covered in blood, with multiple skull fractures and a broken jaw. Additionally, his tail had been burned, and he was significantly underweight. The injuries suggested that he had been attacked with either a screwdriver or a wooden plank with a nail, resulting in puncture wounds that had become infected and required the eye to be removed. The fur and skin around his hindquarters and tail had also been burned, indicating a possible attempt to set him on fire.
Following a veterinary examination and updates from his caregivers indicating that Bruce is happy and enjoying his life, the RSPCA conducting the investigation into the animal abuse referred to him as a miracle today. Despite the severity of his injuries, Bruce’s resilience and positive outlook on life serve as a testament to the power of compassion and care in promoting healing and recovery in animals who have suffered from cruelty.