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6 Unbelievable Stories of Pets Returning Home

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3. Tony the Mutt Finds His Family

When the Doolen family of Aurora, Illinois, moved to East Lansing, Michigan, nearly­ 260 miles away, they gave away their mixed-breed dog Tony. Six weeks later, who came trotting down the street in East Lansing and made himself known to Mr. Doolen? That’s right — Tony. Doolen recognized a notch on Tony’s collar that he’d cut while still living in Illinois.

4. Madonna Heads to the Massage Parlor

Now here’s a finicky cat! This seven-year-old tabby moved from Kitchener, Ontario, with her owner, Nina, in order to start a new branch of the family massage parlor business. Their new home base was Windsor, but within weeks, Madonna was nowhere to be found. She eventually showed up at her original massa­ge parlor, where Nina’s sister was the new proprietor. Total walking distance? About 150 miles.

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4:17PM PDT on Oct 24, 2014

Thanks for these great stories. Keep them coming please.

2:43PM PDT on Apr 13, 2013

These storeys just shows the power of love that an animal has with his/her human companion that is why I do not call an animal a pet but a companion sea monkeys an ant farms are pets not dogs or cats they are companions. =^..^=

Quinton The Crazy Loving Cat Man

11:44AM PDT on Apr 12, 2013

amazing indeed

2:17AM PDT on Apr 12, 2013


9:24PM PDT on Apr 11, 2013

Wow, those really are amazing stories! Thanks for posting.

4:25AM PDT on Mar 18, 2013

thanks for this

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3:15PM PST on Dec 4, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

12:47PM PST on Nov 16, 2012

Thanks for the article.

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