Woman quits job to find lost dog

Katie was found 57 days after she went missing (Photo: Carole King Facebook)
Katie was found 57 days after she went missing (Photo: Carole King Facebook)

It took this woman 57 days to find her missing dog.

Carole King from Washington, “never gave up . . . never lost hope,” that she would find her beloved dog, Katie, and even went as far as quitting her job as a postwoman, HuffPost reported.

Carole and her husband Verne lost the seven-year-old Border collie in July when it escaped from their hotel room while they were on holiday in the state of Montana.

In a desperate attempt to find the hound the couple pulled out all the stops, using from night-vision goggles to animal-tracking devices and even set up scent traps by leaving their T-shirts. They spent night and day hopeful of Katie’s safe return, NYTimes reported.

“Every night going to bed, it was gut-wrenching,” Verne recalled. “Is she warm? Did she get to eat today? It tore us up.”

A week ago Carole finally spotted Katie with the assistance of stranger in the shade of a tree. “I just bear-hugged her,” she said of the moment they were reunited.

An examination by a vet revealed that the dog had lost more than five kilograms, was severely dehydrated and on the brink starvation.

“I think what I got out of this was the kindness of strangers,” Carole told ABCFoxMontana.

Sources: HuffPost , NYTimes, ABCFoxMontana




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