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The Heartwarming Story of Shane

Offbeat  (tags: tsunami, shane, dog, escaped, safe, reunited )

- 3009 days ago -
When Shane's guardian heard the tsunami warning, he had rushed to warn his neighbors after letting Shane out into the yard. Then, he raced back toward his house to get his dog, but the tsunami was approaching as fast as a jet plane and he was forced to


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Jerneja T (66)
Saturday March 19, 2011, 9:09 pm
Dear Simone, thanks for sharing this great story. Animals are incredible! So happy for both of them to be reunited.

Sunday March 20, 2011, 12:18 am
noted with thanks and smile:)

Past Member (0)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 7:19 am
love this story- TY Simone!

Sarah G (109)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 10:43 am
What a brave and beautiful dog!

Annie Cowling (116)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 10:56 am
What a wonderful dog, God bless this wonderful dog, thank-you Simone

Past Member (0)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 10:59 am
Noted, thanks for the great, happy-ending story..what a beautiful dog.

tracey p (81)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 11:32 am
what a brave and beautiful dog. and a lucky one too !

Eric Gilmartin (361)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 11:36 am
Dogs are just miraculous animals!

Susan S (187)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 12:23 pm
Great story of survival and loyalty. Please contribute to helping Japan.

Natividad P (104)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 12:50 pm
Noted. Beautiful story, all the best for this brave and sweet dog. Thank you Simone

Pamela K (13)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 1:20 pm
What an awesome story with such a HAPPY ending! I hope there are more like this. I don't know what I would do if disaster separated me from my pets--I think I would go crazy with worry. I am SO happy that Shane and his guardian are reunited!

Lynne Buckley (0)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 1:25 pm
Wonderful story

Shirley H (49)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 2:20 pm
Thanks, I love a happy ending.
Shirley H.

Regina P (63)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 3:21 pm
Noted with a Happy ending.

Joy M (168)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 3:24 pm
A wonderful story, lets hope we hear more happy endings from Japan...God be with them all...

Angela Gottschalk (0)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 3:34 pm
It's so great to read good news amongst all the terrible things happening. Lovely story, lovely dog, lovely man glad they were re-united.

Alicia V (181)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 4:44 pm
Thanks for sharing this story with us Simone. It helps.

Ana Cruz (22)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 4:47 pm
Wonderful story, wonderful dog! So glad he was reunited with his caregiver!

Brenda Rogers (3)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 5:12 pm
It is nice in times like this to hear of a happy ending. Animals are our companions, and generally mean as much to us as our children, relatives. I am glad that both master and dog survived a horrible disaster.

Krista Tackett (47)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 5:28 pm
Noted. This is what you call a Miracle !There is noother explanation how Shane was able to find his owner. This is a hertwarming storu of loyality and survival. A tue Blessing !

Dotti L (85)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 7:09 pm
Loved this story and yes, truly heart warming.

Mary D (64)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 9:22 pm
Oh, what a sweet dog! I'm so glad he made it -n and I hope that many others did as well.

janet f (29)
Monday March 21, 2011, 4:05 am
Great, heart-warming story of love and devotion.

Andrea Nemec (213)
Monday March 21, 2011, 5:09 am
Amazing! Great story!

Bon L (0)
Monday March 21, 2011, 5:55 am
Thanks for the info.

Veronica G (108)
Monday March 21, 2011, 7:02 am
It's astonishing - the in-built capacity of dogs to find their family. We've all heard stories of dogs who've travelled miles to get home and this is another amazing tale of a dog's love for his 'best friend'. Thanks for the post, Simone; it's such a heart-warming story.

Carol H (229)
Monday March 21, 2011, 8:58 am
noted. thanks for sharing this Simone

David C (75)
Monday March 21, 2011, 12:21 pm
heartwarming story to make the day in the middle of a tense afternoon. may Shane and his family find long-time happiness together...

Chavonne H (46)
Monday March 21, 2011, 3:11 pm
smile :)

Rosie Lopez (73)
Monday March 21, 2011, 3:52 pm
thanks for sharing!

Dianne D (490)
Tuesday March 22, 2011, 2:59 pm
I think most animals love us more than we can ever imagine. Great story. Glad Shane and his guardian were united and got help. Sometimes I think animals can see into and take instructions from the world beyond.

Angela W (27)
Saturday March 26, 2011, 10:25 pm

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