Elderly man with dementia forgets to feed his sweet dog with tragic results
Elderly man with dementia forgets to feed his sweet dog with tragic results. Pets make wonderful companions for elderly people in many ways. More often than not, they’re the perfect pair! Sadly, however, that companionship can come with dangers, too.
As aged folks increasingly struggle to care for themselves, the added responsibility of caring for a pet can sometimes become too much. They may still love their pets, but they can’t be as attentive as is often necessary. In this particular case, that problem led to tragic results. Mojo the chihuahua’s owner suffered from dementia, but no one just how bad it was. By the time they realized it. The dog had paid the price.