I was moved and saddened last Friday (31/7/15) to see a grave at the Alcorn Street end of the Byron to Suffolk Park cycle track, opposite the beach entrance.
A small mound was decorated with fresh leaves and banksia flowers, and bore a beautifully crafted wooden marker, which read (to the best of my recollection) ‘
This small female wallaby was killed by an uncontrolled dog. Please keep your dog on a lead on the footpath.’
I was even more saddened today (Sunday 2/8/15) to see that someone had removed the grave marker with its pertinent message.
I’m a dog owner myself, but can only applaud the maker of this little monument. What a shame that someone was unpleasant and small-minded enough to destroy it.
Jane Fellows, Byron Bay