Posted: January 22, 2021
Author: BRANDY SCHAEFER

Our cat was missing for about 36 hours. I knew something was off because she would never miss snack time. After flying around the neighborhood, visiting the local shelter, posting online, I found myself on PetLink.  After changing her status to “Lost”, I started reading all these hopeful stories of other pets returning home after years away.  Suddenly, our dog started freaking out, because he could smell her near the house. I ran to the front door and she triumphantly leaps through the door and demands a snack. Though in this case, PetLink was a guide and an emotional support.  Losing a pet is heartbreaking.  It’s awesome when they come home.  The shelter told me they check every animal for chips, and if they see her and my chip is registered, I will get a call and that’s reassuring.  Luckily, it didn’t come to that.

  • Barbie:

    “After changing her status to “Lost”, I started reading all these hopeful stories of other pets returning home after years away. ” definitely me now😭


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