Dignified death...
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This letter is addressed to the Humane Society of Moab Valley and all others concerned with Ol’ Blackie – my 105-year-old (in human terms) mule.

There is nothing criminal in letting an old mule die a dignified, natural death in his own backyard. If it is a crime then God help us all.

I also want everyone to know that I am taking good care of Ol’ Blackie. He was my hard-working buddy.

On his home range, Blackie would starve to death. Where he is right now is the best place for him.

When weather permits, I will check on him and make further arrangements.

– Nik Hougen

Blue Basin


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