A Los Angeles woman’s dog was brutally attacked by a pit bull at the OB Dog Beach two weeks ago, the whole incident recorded with cell phone video.
Mary Kelsey doubled over with grief as she comforted her Chihuahua, Cali Rue, on July 2.
“I just said momma loves you and I don't want you to be in pain,” said Kelsey.
The woman was in San Diego on vacation when the vicious attack happened, causing internal Injuries and paralyzing Cali Rue.
She says she sang these words as she was forced to put Cali Rue to sleep:
“You’ll never know dear, how much I love you. That lady took my sunshine away.”
‘That lady’ only gave her the name Mossa, a phone number missing a digit and a fake address, Kelsey said.
On Saturday Animal Services said they had checked an address they have with no success, but said they’ve got several others.
“For the owner to not take accountability, and I have to go to such lengths to try and figure out and put pieces together is even more heartbreaking and traumatic, “ said Kelsey.
Cali Rue would have celebrated her third birthday on July 25th.
Kelsey is now vowing to take her fight to City Hall, where she will push to have aggressive dogs muzzled or a separate section of the dog beach for small dogs.
“I can’t go after this woman criminally. Only civilly, and that makes me sick. I can’t replace Cali Rue. Next time the dog kills it could be a baby on the beach,” she said.