Nathaniel Robert Lincoln, 45 of Rome, was arrested this week after reports said he starved and failed t care for a husky malamute mix named “Kuma”.

Reports said that the dog was found a 1/9 on the Purina BCS, which is the lowest and most extreme case of malnutrition.  Police said that the dog’s ribs, lumbar vertebrae, pelvis bones all were extremely evident.  There was also no discernible fat and muscle tone on the animal.  The dog also suffered from overgrown nails and matting over his body.

Lincoln is charged with aggravated cruelty to animals.