*I’ve lived with dogs — all of them from animal shelters — for most of my life, but I’m not one of those dog lovers that goes overboard with my animals. That said, stories of cruelty like this get to me.

A man in Hinds County, Mississippi set out on a rural trek to try to find his missing dog, and ran across two brown and white puppies sealed in a glass aquarium with the lid cemented shut, near an abandoned bridge in the middle of the woods.

“As I got closer,” Matt Williamson said, “I saw these eyes peering out at me and they looked like they needed help. That’s when I called authorities.”

“They were put here to drown,” he added. “They wanted these puppies to drown in here.”

There’s no word on whether Williamson ever found his own missing dog.

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