A blind, senior dog miraculously survived the bitter cold in the window well of a family’s home in Minnesota. According to KARE News, Buddy, a 13-year-old Goldendoodle, had wandered away from his home five days before he was found.
Buddy’s owner, Patsy Sumpter, told KARE that she had let her dog out on Wednesday night…and he vanished. She commented on her distress in the bitterly cold, snowy days that followed, “It’s been just the worst five days of my life.”
Buddy somehow wound up not far from home in the window well of Emily Raguse’s Eden Prairie home. Raguse walked by a basement bedroom which she rarely ventures into when she observed the senior dog curled up in the snow, on the other side of the room’s window.
Buddy was rescued from the snowy window well and was obviously cold, and lethargic, but miraculously alive.
His grateful owner said, “I prayed and prayed and it’s just so miraculous that they found him.” Adding, “I don’t think he would have made it one more night.”
(Screenshot via KARE News)
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