John and Julie Pearson went on a 10-day trip to Turkey in June. They left their 13-year-old Border Collie Fred with a sitter again dwelling in Staffordshire. They thought he can be secure whereas they have been away, however issues rapidly took a flip for the more serious.
On the fourth day of the couple’s trip, the dog-sitter referred to as to inform them that Fred was lacking. They panicked and canceled the rest of their trip to seek for their beloved canine. However the extra they talked to the sitter, the extra issues weren’t including up.
An Unclear Timeline
Earlier than the sitter informed the couple Fred was lacking, she texted them at 12:36 pm UK time to say that Fred had diarrhea. Nevertheless, she later mentioned that she was caught within the river with three canines at the moment. But when she have been getting the canines out of the river, she wouldn’t be texting them about Fred’s digestive issues on the identical time.
“We all know Fred doesn’t just like the water so I can’t see him going within the water voluntarily,” John mentioned. “She says he received out on his personal, she had received three canines off their leads, and says all of them went within the river.”
A lady who helped the sitter get the canines out of the water mentioned she didn’t keep in mind seeing a canine that matched Fred’s description. So, Fred might need been lacking earlier than the sitter even glided by the river.
In accordance with the couple, the sitter left the river at 12:59 pm, and there’s no proof that she regarded for Fred after. Julie and John have been those who referred to as the police and reported Fred lacking, not the sitter.
Fred is Nonetheless Lacking
Julie and John don’t know precisely what occurred, however they know one thing isn’t including up. It’s been over two months, and Fred remains to be lacking with none sightings. The canine was sporting a collar along with his tags after they gave him to the sitter, so it’s uncommon that nobody has referred to as but.
“There’s a telephone quantity on his collar however we’ve had no telephone calls. [The sitter] mentioned it might need come off when she dragged him out however first she mentioned he had received out on his personal. She is altering her story on a regular basis,” mentioned John.
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The couple mentioned that Fred is pleasant towards everybody, so if he have been lacking, he would’ve approached somebody by now. Thus, there’s a chance that he was stolen both by the sitter or somebody who discovered him.
Fred was final seen in Westbridge Park in Stone, England. You possibly can see updates and report sightings on the “Have You Seen Fred” Fb group.
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