SENATOBIA, Pass up. (WREG)— A homeless teenager who surrendered his doggy to a Mississippi animal shelter for the reason that he could not care for her has been reunited with his dog.
WREG is not figuring out the 17-calendar year-previous, who was reunited with his dog Jada, Friday early morning.
Kris Robinson, Interim Shelter Director at the Senatobia-Tate County Animal Shelter, suggests the teen arrived to the shelter previously in the week and questioned if he could depart Jada there.
Robinson states he informed her he couldn’t acquire treatment of Jada anymore and that he was residing under a bridge. The 17-calendar year-aged reported he’d remaining Jada in a tent although he seemed for function, but she experienced damaged out.
The teenager informed Robinson he did not even have a tent any more and could not feed the doggy.
“We’re a shelter, so we’re involved about the canine, but in the long run we ended up concerned about him and him having off the avenue and obtaining some help,” Robinson reported.
Robinson took Jada in even although the shelter is whole but hated to the see the younger guy fade back again into the isolation of homelessness.
“He loaded out a surrender kind with a minor little bit of information and facts about himself, and we had been equipped to pass that together to some people who could assistance him,” Robinson mentioned.
He remaining Jada there with a bag of doggy food stuff.
While it has not been discovered in which the teen was living or what triggered him to go away household, late Thursday night, the Senatobia Police Section declared officers had located the teen with the enable of several group customers.
“We thank anyone that assisted the Senatobia Police Division with assisting us find this younger guy safely and securely,” Senatobia’s Police Chief Richard Chandler explained in an e-mail.
Friday morning, the teen was reunited with Jada at the shelter.
We’re told the teen has a location to continue to be and was scheduled to reclaim Jada and get her their new property Friday.
“He’s able to go someone’s home and be with them for a even though when he will get his existence again on observe,” Robinson said.
The shelter is flooded with calls from men and women seeking to donate to Jada and her owner. There are no designated homeless shelters in Senatobia, but quite a few local church buildings get up the slack by featuring confined assistance.
We’re told the To start with United Methodist Church in Senatobia is getting donations to aid the loved ones that will be caring for the teen and Jada. The church’s phone range is 662-562-5214.
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