5. Troubles Finds his Way Through Ten Miles of Jungle
Troubles, a scout dog, and his handler, William Richardson, were taken via helicopter deep into the war zone in South Vietnam in the late 1960s. When Richardson was wounded by enemy fire and taken to a hospital, Troubles was abandoned by the rest of the unit. Three weeks later, Troubles showed up at his home at the First Air Cavalry Division Headquarters in An Khe, South Vietnam. But he wouldn’t let anyone near him — he was on a mission! Troubles searched the tents and eventually curled up for a nap after he found a pile of Richardson’s clothes to use for a bed.
6. Misele the Farm Cat Goes to the Hospital
When 82-year-old Alfonse Mondry was taken to a hospital in France, his cat Misele missed him greatly. So she took off and walked across cattle fields, rock quarries, forests, and busy highways. She entered the hospital — where she had never been before — and found her owner’s room. The nurses called the doctor right away when they found Mondry resting comfortably with his cat purring on his lap.
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Helen Davies, Marjorie Dorfman, Mary Fons, Deborah Hawkins, Martin Hintz, Linnea Lundgren, David Priess, Julia Clark Robinson, Paul Seaburn, Heidi Stevens, and Steve Theunissen