LAKE DELTON (WKOW) — A Wisconsin Dells-region loved ones has been reunited with their puppy dog Maybel, who was stolen from their vehicle extra than a 7 days ago.
“There is certainly just no words and phrases. We are so content to have her again,” mentioned Julie Knudson.
“It is even now unbelievable. It’s like profitable the lotto,” stated Kraig Knudson.
The Knudsons reported it’s been an unforgettable journey for their puppy dog Maybel, from the working day she was stolen from Kraig’s truck in Lake Delton to being reunited in Chicago, and Julie claims at times this 11-day adventure was disheartening
“The much more times that handed, we ended up losing extra and more hope simply because we assumed, you know, the probabilities are she could be any place by that place,” said Julie.
Kraig stated that when Maybel was taken from this parking whole lot there ended up numerous wrong leads and he began to get rid of hope.
“This tip came in Sunday and when that fell aside about past Wednesday. It was devastating that this was all a bogus tale,” said Kraig.
“We have been just chatting about if we cannot get her back, we just hoped that she was with a family members with youngsters because she enjoys our grandkids.
The Knudsons explained their hope rekindled when they acquired an email from a gentleman indicating he had their canine, but this time they questioned for evidence.
“Could you send me a couple far more photos than the 1 that he experienced? We were being fairly positive from that a person,” claimed Kraig.
The gentleman who sent the electronic mail mentioned he’d convey Maybel to the Chicago Law enforcement Headquarters and be dressed pretty distinctively.
“He mentioned, I will be the gentleman sporting church clothing with a pink duffel bag,” said Kraig.
“At very first we didn’t imagine that she was there,” explained Julie.
The Knudsons reported their hearts sank the moment yet again.
“We could not see any pink bag or any doggy and Julie claimed is this yet another bogus lead,” explained Kraig
“And all of a sudden, they brought this minimal pink backpack and I noticed her very little head and I just ran out of the truck. It was nuts and then I grabbed her,” reported Julie.
Discovering a puppy in Lake Delton is challenging, and the odds of acquiring a pet in Chicago are virtually not possible, so the Knudsons believe Maybel’s return is certainly a wonder.
“I actually think that God was with us all the way,” claimed Julie.
“It was such a prolonged shot to obtain her and so many people didn’t consider we could,” stated Kraig.
Mainly because of Kraig’s dogged dedication this ‘furry tale’ has a satisfied ending.
Law enforcement are continue to investigating how Maybel finished up in Chicago.
The Knudsons say they’re thankful for the people today who aided bring her household, particularly the Lake Delton and Chicago Law enforcement Departments.