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Heartbroken dog curled up near deceased owner now at risk of losing her life

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Animal Control officers at the Humane Society of Cherokee County in Gaffney, S.C. found a six-year-old Boxer mix named Prince curled up next to her deceased human companion who had just lost a brave battle with cancer.

Prince has no idea why she feels such a profound loss as she sits behind a barred prison kennel in a noisy, unfamiliar place. Prince waits for her owner to return.

A volunteer writes:

"She responds well to the name Prince, loves human contact, walks well on a leash, and is not spayed. She has been around other animals (cats and dogs) but not recently."

And there you have it; an affectionate, well-behaved, and loyal dog now living in an overcrowded county shelter, and if Prince isn't placed by 8:00 a.m. on Monday morning, she will be euthanized because of the overcrowded conditions.

Follow Prince's Facebook thread by clicking here.

Nearly $150 has been pledged in donations for Prince's expenses and travel. All of her vetting needs have been sponsored.

Rescues please email Judy at CherokeeShelter@gmail.com and interested adopters email Maura at HSCCSouthernSaviors@gmail.com.

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