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There’s nothing worse than finding out your pet has gone missing. You immediately fear for the worst, worrying that you’ll never be able to track them down, or that something terrible will happen to them.
Luckily, there are plenty of good people out there who will go out of their way to help a missing pet reunite with their owner. That’s what one family discovered when they got the most unexpected “package delivery” at their front door.
Lisa Menzies, from Castle Pines, Colorado, is the owner of a three-year-old golden retriever named Catcher.
Recently, while the family was out of town while having some home repairs done, the wind blew their front door open and Catcher escaped.
They couldn’t get home in time to track him down, and they feared for the worst: “She could have wandered out to a busy road and you hate to think what’s going to happen then,” Lisa told KDVR.
Luckily, an unlikely hero stepped up to save the day: their FedEx driver!
Lisa got a message saying that the driver found the dog, and he would bring Catcher home using the address on her collar.
Video captured on the family’s Ring doorbell camera revealed just how seriously this driver took his mission: he carried the dog to the door, like something out of a movie.
“He put her in the house with such care,” Lisa said. “In my head, I was thinking of the theme song from the Titanic.”
“He was taking such care and love with her that it was really amusing.”
The driver even put the dog inside the house, making sure she would be safe and secure. Lisa was incredibly touched—not only did he keep the dog from getting into danger, he took time out of his own schedule to do it.
“He interrupted his day and his package delivery schedule to pick her up,” she told KDVR.
“I don’t want to think about where else she could have ended up,” she said, “He is certainly our family’s hero.”
But she doesn’t know her hero personally, not even his name. She’s thanked him via text and reached out to FedEx, wanting to thank him in person, but hasn’t heard back yet. Still, she’s forever grateful for his good deed.
Thank you to this FedEx driver for going above and beyond to help this dog! It goes to show the big difference a small act of kindness can have.
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