The basic thing that makes us all- humans, animals, even plants - living things, is our elemental characteristic of emotions. It's a truly cruel world out there, and instances proving such truths keep popping up in our lives every now and then. Cruelty and torture have been served numerous times in this vile world, and it is something that has been inflicted upon men and beast alike.
Here's one more of such an instance, and it is bound to break your heart and shred it to pieces. The way the dog shrieks when being petted for the first time is absolutely terrifying, and it only goes to tell how much it has become familiar to abuse and torture.
And, his reaction was absolutely heart-wrenching.
Yeah, that's right. That's just how much the dog has become familiar to abuse that he thought this human too was going to hurt him.
Maybe it had started to realize that this time, it was different.