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

Prince was found curled up next to her deceased owner. Please help this dog find some happiness for the rest of her life.
Prince was found curled up next to her deceased owner. Please help this dog find some happiness for the rest of her life.Humane Society of Cherokee County

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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