I’m really losing my patience here. My neighbor (a crazy religous dog lady) has taken it upon herself to look after street dogs. She has about 7 or eight of them, cohabitating the rooftop across the small landing from mine. I live in one of those older 5/6 story walk-up buildings. She lives in the apartment below her dogs.
For some reason, and I don’t even care what it is anymore, she likes to leave her door open. Everytime I try go in or out of my place, I am greeted by these mutts barking wildly, snapping jaws, growling, etc. She has a low gate but they could jump over it and bite my ass if they wanted to. It’s really unnerving. I’ve been losing my temper. I think I have a right to open and close my door in peace.
As far as I can see, she just keeps them up there, overfeeds them like pigs, and cleans up the shit once in a while. She lets them out once a day and they roam around the neighborhood and she scoops the poop. I guess this is better than them being street dogs, but I’m really not sure.
They have been keeping me up at night with the barking at 4 am, I hear her beating one of them occasionaly, and she leaves her bags of open, rancid dog food in the stairs. And those gogs stink! And I’ve had some suspicious insect bites on my ankles. And I’ve had it!
I have asked her several times to keep the door closed with the help of a translator and also with my own lousy chinese. I can deal with it if the door is closed. They have an open air rooftop and there’s no reason that I can see to keep the door open.
I met a girl a while ago and she will not come to my house because she is afraid. This is unnaceptable.
I’m about to get a welder and weld the door closed. I’m about to piss in the dog food.
I just want her to close the f-ing door!!!
Is what she’s doing illegal? I’m feeling really drastic and unsettled. I no longer care if she is taking it upon herself to have a big heart and follow Buddha or something. I’m pretty sure Buddha would like her to be considerate to her neighbors as well.
If this escalates something bad is going to happen. I’m going to get bitten or attacked and there will be a problem.
She has been getting better about closing this door, but she still thinks there are certain times when it should be open. Nope, sorry.
Any advice? I’ve already tried being very nice to her, asking politely, giving her recycling, etc, but she obviously wants to keep the door open. I no longer feel the need to be nice to her. The neighbors just think she’s crazy, and she is.