A disturbing discovery was made in Illinois.
A fisherman reportedly found a small dog locked in a cage floating in Kaufmann Lake. While the animal was rescued and sent to a nearby vet, the distressing images shook social media users.

Images of the dog were shared by a page dedicated to lost pets in the area, with the caption, “I can’t even with this. Why are people so terrible?”

The post contains an image of the dog in the cage, with the caption, “A friend just found this puppy in a cage in Kaufmann Lake. She is at the U of I Vet clinic doing OK.”