Doggie Found Alive after 10 days in the Snow


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Doggie Found Alive after 10 days in the Snow

Image copyright Caitlin Thompson

Red was found on Saturday after making it through nine wintry nights in the mountains.

 

It is an impressive tale of the generosity of strangers and a sturdy animal enduring versus the odds.

Red, the Welsh Border Collie, vanished while being walked in heavy snow on Preseli Mountains, Pembrokeshire, on Thursday, 28 December.

Her owners thought they would never see her again but, after a 10-day search, she was found by a stranger.

Despite losing some weight, the 13-year-old dog is taking pleasure in being back in your home, her household has actually stated.

Trainee Caitlin Thompson, 21, was walking the household pet with her daddy, Richard, when Red vanished. They had actually been browsing but had actually started to lose hope that she would be discovered.

” It was quite heavy snow, we didn’t stroll her on the lead as she has constantly been fine,” she stated. “She understands the area … she simply set off. I think she got disorientated.”.

 

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Red was wearing a high-vis vest when she vanished.Caitlin, who went back to the family home in Pembrokeshire for Christmas, published about their family pet’s disappearance on Facebook.

She stated the number of people who headed out searching for Red in the wintry conditions, searching large areas on foot and quad bikes, was “frustrating”.

Someone had printed out posters and put them in neighboring car parks which implied it was simple to reunite her with her household when she was spotted crouching behind a rock.

” Loads of people came out to assist. There were a lot of people we didn’t even know, and then today [Saturday] a woman phoned and said she had actually found her,” stated Caitlin.

” I remain in shock she managed to survive that long. She is 13-years-old,” she stated. “Red has hearing concerns. She most likely couldn’t hear people calling her name.”.

Caitlin, who has actually given that gone back to university in Reading, said the woman who discovered Red had seen the plea for assistance online and sounded her.

She said Red had actually been to see a vet and was provided the all-clear, which she had been “feasting like a king”.

” We are so pleased,” she stated.

 


Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-west-wales-42593963

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