Wednesday, July 12, 2006


Dog found licking flesh off dying woman up for adoption

`A dog that was removed from an assisted-living home after it was found licking flesh off an elderly woman’s arm has been found suitable for adoption. [..]

Ninety-one-year-old Nina Borseth, died May 24, four days after Cosita caused the wounds that a Pima County Medical Examiner’s report said contributed to her death.

Borseth’s death was mainly due to Alzheimer’s disease. [..]

Investigators say Cosita was likely licking Borseth’s arm as a way of being sociable.’

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