Tonight we share a local story from St Louis, Missouri Lost & Found Paws.
Zoey was reported as lost by her owner thru a Facebook post on December 12, 2014. Zoey was last seen at Grand and Wyoming. Zoey was then posted on Missouri Lost & Found Paws. Her post was shared 87 times from our Missouri Lost & Found Paws fan page.
On January 16, 2015, someone posted a found dog ad on NextDoor. If you are not familiar with NextDoor, it is a free app that serves as a private social network for your neighborhood. It has fast become a tool for communicating lost and found pets across many metropolitan areas. The found dog was posted on St Louis, Missouri Lost & Found Paws as follows:
One of our administrators shared the post for Zoey's lost advertisement:
Soon, supporters began commenting about the similarities between Zoey's lost ad and the found dog ad:
We then received the news that the found dog was indeed Zoey!
Zoey's owner reported the following update:
THIRTY-FIVE DAYS later, Zoey is home thanks to a Good Samaritan coaxing her off the streets, and her microchip!