• by: Lee Gaskin
  • recipient: Bristol Magistrates Court, UK

Roxy was locked up in a kitchen and abandoned by her owner - trainee lawyer Katy Gammon. Roxy spent six days clawing at the kitchen door until finally she went blind, slipped into a coma and died. The five-year-old boxer was eventually found, maggot-infested, 10 weeks later. The traumatised RSPCA inspector was forced to scrape this tragic creature off the floor with a shovel.
(http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2584432/Pet-dog-starved-death-horrific-conditions-trainee-lawyer-specialising-medical-negligence-locked-animal-kitchen-week-went-work.html) Gammon is being sentenced on April 9. We want as many signatures as possible to ensure that she goes to prison and that poor Roxy gets justice. Thank you!

Dear Sir/Madam,

re: Katy Gammon - Sentencing Weds Apr 9, 2014; 'Roxy, the boxer dog, starved to death'

Attached herewith is a petition in connection with the above case. It has gathered 100,354 signatures since March 19. Please accept this on behalf of all the thousands of people across the world who have been saddened and distressed by Roxy's tragic ordeal.

We would be exceedingly grateful if you could forward this document to any relevant or interested parties.

Thanking you,

Yours faithfully,

Lee Gaskin


Update #38 years ago
A final update, and a final heartfelt thank you to everyone!
If you'd like to be updated with the result of the hearing on Apr 9, Roxy's Memorial Page will give you the full story. That's: https://www.facebook.com/Memorial4Roxy. Also, just to recap, Roxy's Tribute Video can be viewed here: https://vimeo.com/90107717.
A million thanks to all for your fantastic support!
Update #28 years ago
Dear Supporters,

A million thanks for your amazing and greatly appreciated support for this petition! The number of signatures have exceeded our wildest expectations! We cannot thank you enough. The "Requiem for Roxy" tribute video is now online and if you would care to view this, you can do so here: https://vimeo.com/90107717.

Very best wishes to you all,

Lee Gaskin
Update #18 years ago
This message is to say a great big 'thank you' for your amazing response to Roxy's Petition! It's only our second day online and we've already received over 3K world-wide 'signs' and 'comments'! This result has exceeded our wildest expectations, and I know that when the final petition is sent to the Court it will leave the sentencing Magistrate in no doubt that Katy Gammon should receive the strongest possible sentence!

Thank you again! Very best wishes and we'll keep you posted...

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