SENATOBIA, Skip. (WREG)— A homeless teen who surrendered his canine to a Mississippi animal shelter mainly because he could not care for her has been reunited with his pet.
WREG is not pinpointing the 17-yr-old, who was reunited with his puppy Jada, Friday early morning.
Kris Robinson, Interim Shelter Director at the Senatobia-Tate County Animal Shelter, suggests the teenager arrived to the shelter before in the week and requested if he could leave Jada there.
Robinson suggests he explained to her he couldn’t choose treatment of Jada any longer and that he was living below a bridge. The 17-12 months-outdated stated he’d still left Jada in a tent while he looked for perform, but she experienced damaged out.
The teen informed Robinson he didn’t even have a tent any longer and couldn’t feed the pet dog.
“We’re a shelter, so we’re anxious about the doggy, but eventually we were being worried about him and him having off the road and receiving some assistance,” Robinson reported.
Robinson took Jada in even while the shelter is full but hated to the see the youthful guy fade back into the isolation of homelessness.
“He crammed out a surrender sort with a minor little bit of data about himself, and we have been able to move that along to some folks who could enable him,” Robinson claimed.
He left Jada there with a bag of puppy meals.
Though it has not been revealed in which the teenager was living or what brought on him to depart residence, late Thursday night, the Senatobia Law enforcement Office introduced officers experienced found the teenager with the support of numerous group users.
“We thank absolutely everyone that assisted the Senatobia Law enforcement Department with encouraging us find this young man properly,” Senatobia’s Law enforcement Main Richard Chandler mentioned in an email.
Friday morning, the teen was reunited with Jada at the shelter.
We’re informed the teen has a spot to keep and was scheduled to reclaim Jada and choose her their new household Friday.
“He’s ready to go someone’s property and be with them for a even though when he gets his existence back again on track,” Robinson reported.
The shelter is flooded with calls from persons seeking to donate to Jada and her proprietor. There are no selected homeless shelters in Senatobia, but many neighborhood church buildings acquire up the slack by giving minimal guidance.
We’re instructed the Initially United Methodist Church in Senatobia is getting donations to help the family that will be caring for the teen and Jada. The church’s cellular phone variety is 662-562-5214.
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