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When pets go missing

Original post made on Aug 31, 2013

Sgt. Doug DeVries runs a remote control-sized wand across a lost pup like she's a six-pack of Coke at the supermarket. Swiping the collarless dog from head to tail, the animal services official hopes the scanner will pick up a frequency.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, September 14, 2007, 12:00 AM

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Posted by Ingrid Shafer
a resident of another community
on Aug 31, 2013 at 7:39 am

Around August 20, 2013, my cat Kiwi ran away from Lori Soucie's home on El Pintado Rd where she was temporarily boarding while I was out of town. Kiwi is a Maine Coon mix, solid black/chocolate. I adopted her from Lori's rescue service seven months ago, and she now lives in Lafayette. She wears an old red collar with a blue Oklahoma tag, originally issued to another cat. She is microchipped, with Lori listed as owner. Here is a link to a video I made of her a couple of months ago:
Web Link

Please contact Ingrid Shafer at 925-954-1862 (ihs@ionet.net) or Lori Soucie at 925-915-9489


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Posted by dogfather
a resident of Danville
on Aug 31, 2013 at 8:41 am

Good luck, Ingrid! MC's are the best -- even my hounds agree -- hope you can be reunited!

As an FYI to all, there may be an app for that. Smart-tags and GPS locators are coming onto the market. The latter aren't cheap, and they're currently collar-based, but they are another layer of protection and possible early retrievable for your Rover. Here's a Consumer Reports report on local tv: Web Link