CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Carolina Waterfowl Rescue just rescued a goose from the Crown pointe plaza area that had lost its mate and was clinging to all she had left of her family. 

According to the rescue group, their staff received a call to check on a goose Thursday night. Waterfowl Rescue said the goose's mate was killed earlier this week 

Carolina Waterfowl said something had killed her goslings and she was sitting on two rotten eggs. 

"People had been throwing trash on her and she was literally covered in garbage. Clinging to her eggs which is all she has left of her family," Waterfowl Rescue wrote on their Facebook page.

The goose is now safe at the rescue center and is being treated for emaciation and dehydration.

 "I just don't understand how people have no compassion for other living creatures," Waterfowl rescue wrote. 

Carolina Waterfowl told NBC Charlotte the goose will receive a foster family at the rescue. 

"So we will give her goslings to raise a which hopefully will make her feel better," the rescue group said.

We got a call to check on this goose tonight she has already lost her mate, he was killed earlier in the week. Something has killed her goslings and she was sitting on 2 rotten eggs. People had...

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