Friday, January 16, 2015

Zoey from St Louis is home after THIRTY-FIVE DAYS on the run!

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!