25 Sep '12, 11pm

Dog Lost in Hurricane Katrina To Be Reunited With Owners After 7 Years

Dog Lost in Hurricane Katrina To Be Reunited With Owners After 7 Years

Shorty, a 15-year-old poodle found wandering down a road in North Carolina with an eye infection and badly matted fur must have a guardian angel. Taken to a veterinary hospital by a Good Samaritan, it was discovered the dog had been given up after Hurricane Katrina and his original family wants him back. The white poodle was in bad shape when an individual saw him walking down the middle of a street in Cabarrus County, NC. The man scooped up the little dog and brought him to Cabarrus Animal Hospital where veterinarians discovered a microchip showing that Shorty was registered to an owner in Louisiana. “We traced the dog to Louisiana and thank goodness the gentleman did not change his cell phone number,” said Brenda Tortoreo, the receptionist at the animal hospital. The family had surrendered Shorty seven years ago in the aftermath of the devastation caused by the hurricane...

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