Dog walks 20 miles twice to get back to family

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A 6-year-old Great Pyrenees mix named Cathleen lived with a loving family in Oklahoma until they moved into a new home where they couldn't keep her. "She may seem shy at first but will open up to you definitely". "She wants to be everyone's friend".

While Cathleen's pain of missing her family is heartbreaking, her perseverance to find them sheds light on the often forgotten fact that pets are living beings with very real feelings, much like people, and it's important to be sensitive and aware of their emotional wellbeing. She escaped from the Prague home and walked 20 miles to Seminole to find her family.

She has since been rehomed in the shelter in a bid to find her new owners.

Cathleen has found a new home in Texas, the shelter wrote on Facebook.

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Many Facebook commenters lamented why a family who loved her would give her up, and some offered to adopt her. Sweet and loves food.

'We need to be very careful in her placement or she will end up further away and may try to come back and it would not end well, ' she said. 'We are working hard on just the ideal, secure place'.

For $25, Cathleen is now up for adoption, but this time at a home with a fenced yard.

"I haven't seen anything like this before", animal shelter manager Rebecca Acker told Buzzfeed News. Acker said the Prague owners eventually gave her up because they couldn't control her wanderings.