Wind-Borne Chihuahua Safe

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 28, 2009 5:21 PM CDT
Wind-Borne Chihuahua Safe
Dorothy, left, and Lavern Utley of Rochester Hills, Mich., hold Tinker Bell.   (AP Photo/The Detroit News, Mark Hicks)

(Newser) – It is never fun to be a chihuahua in a wind storm, but this tale has a happy ending. It seems Tinker Bell, all 6 pounds of her, blew away from her owners amid 70mph gusts while at a flea market, the Detroit News reports. Her owners consulted a pet psychic, assembled 50 volunteers, and, lo and behold, found Tinker Bell two days later nearly a mile away in the woods.

"That dog was so happy," said one of her owners. "She just went wild. She was so hungry, and we had to bathe her." (Read more chihuahua stories.)

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