MARSHFIELD, Wis. (WSAW/Grey Information) – After two years and almost 300 miles away, one lady is again along with her beloved canine.
Ebony Lengthy’s canine Bella, a shih tzu, was stolen from her Chicago house in August 2021, however due to a pet shelter and quite a lot of luck, they had been reunited greater than two years later.
“I don’t know what I’m feeling. It’s simply unbelievable,” Lengthy stated. “I by no means thought I’d ever see Bella once more. When she got here lacking, I didn’t know what to do. I can’t consider I obtained her in my hand proper now.”
Bella was discovered working alongside a rustic highway within the rain in Wooden County, Wisconsin, almost 300 miles from her house, WSAW reviews. The canine might barely stroll. Her nails had been overgrown, pushing into the pads of her paws, and components of her had been coated in feces.
Employees with Marshfield Space Pet Shelter ultimately cleaned Bella up and scanned her microchip. They had been then in a position to let Lengthy know the excellent news.
“She was crying. She obtained me crying,” stated Lisa Johnson Licht, a volunteer with Microchip Hunters. “She simply thanked me time and again many instances.”
Lengthy says she’s grateful for the workforce who helped clear Bella and particularly for the one that saved Bella from the weather.
“I want I might meet the lady who picked my canine up off the facet of the highway,” Lengthy stated. “In case you’re seeing this, thanks. You might be every thing.”
“See one thing, say one thing, do one thing,” Johnson Licht stated. “See a pet in want, assist it out.”
Nevertheless, Lengthy and Bella’s reunion wouldn’t have been doable and not using a microchip.
“Get your pet microchipped, please,” Lengthy stated. “Particularly if you’d like your pet.”
“It’s simply very, very satisfying. I’m simply so glad,” Johnson Licht stated. “And it frees up shelter house. That’s what microchips assist with.”
Not solely is Lengthy heading house along with her beloved canine, however as a bonus, the shelter gave them loads of turkey and hen to maintain Bella well-fed.