Comment of the Day: Contemplating Hemi, The Dog Who Was Skinned Alive

We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them.

So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even.

This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involving wit, clarity and whatever else we feel like at the moment.

We wrote about Hemi, a rescue dog who wandered from his home and returned skinned alive, covered in blood, and then walked off to die.

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One reader summed up others' feelings.

Festus wrote:

To the caring family who adopted Hemi: I am so sorry for your pain. He was lucky to have found you, and I'm sure you were glad to have had the time you did with him. I better stop; it's not good to be a 53-year-old man and be seen at the office with tears running down his cheeks...

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