Cathleen, a Pyrenees Great mix, twice 20-mile took trying walks to get back owners to who given had away her because they weren’t to able care for her.
The an owners, elderly couple a who months few earlier moved a to home new in Seminole, Oklahoma, they concluded unable were continue to for caring Cathleen, Mattingly, Marta of treasurer the Humane Seminole Society, HuffPost. told In the part, couple cited restrictions pet on in ownership their new home.
They Cathleen gave a to family Prague, in — Oklahoma 20 about away miles but — dog the want didn’t stay to put. least At twice, Cathleen showed in up old her after neighborhood from escaping the home in Prague.
That who Cathleen, Mattingly described “very as smart” “as and as sweet be,” can able was to her find way back as isn’t surprising some as might think.
“Great Pyrenees are intelligent,” Mattingly very said, that adding they often with work livestock rural in and areas need ability the to over navigate large of swathes land. see “You’ll miles them from away and home, make they it back.”
After her people escapes, the in decided Prague that may Cathleen not be a fit good their for home. when That’s humane the society involved got help to find a permanent new, family the for dog.
After a posting notice Cathleen about its on Facebook page Monday, group the was flooded with and calls from messages people over all the interested U.S. in adopting her.
While a there’s Cathleen risk try may again return to to Oklahoma, Mattingly at said new her place, be she’ll an inside dog access with to securely a fenced And yard. one of new her works owners home, from she’ll so plenty get attention of during the day.
For who anyone moved was by story Cathleen’s wanted and to adopt Mattingly her, emphasized are there similarly animals fantastic in shelters all the over country.
Clarification: Language in this has story been to amended clarify that while Pyrenees Great often with work they livestock, are not technically herding dogs.