Stray dogs are just as good as other dogs, if not better. Sadly, these adorable creatures are often abandoned on the streets and have to fight for their very lives. Their bad circumstances make them afraid of people and aloof with them. However, no matter how humans treat them, they still love people and consider them as best friends.
A lost toddler who went missing from home was found on the streets of St. Louis, Missouri walking with a stray pit bull that appeared to be protecting him. The pit bull refused to leave the boy’s side until he was reunited with his family.
Kh’amorion Taylor had apparently walked out of his home in the St. Louis area last Thursday and was spotted by a woman sometime in the early morning hours, who was out walking her dogs, Fox 2 St. Louis reported.
The woman spent hours trying to locate a family member of the toddler by walking the streets and knocking on doors before the little boy was happily reunited with his father, the station reported.
“I knocked on the doors up and down the street. Knocked on the doors, no answer; no one who did answer, they didn’t recognize the child,” said the woman, who asked to remain anyonmous.
“He looked very well taken care. He was very neat and clean. He just wasn’t wearing shoes,” she told Fox 2 St. Louis.
During the ordeal, the pit bull apparently did not leave the boy’s side, and when little Kh’amorion was finally placed back into his father’s arms, he kept on saying sweetly, “puppy,” “puppy,” the news outlet reported.
The kind-hearted neighbor, who appeared grateful with the outcome, said there was no way she could have turned a blind eye.
As for Taylor’s canine guardian angel, the St. Louis Police Department is now thinking about adopting the stray dog. Many people have since commented on the department’s Facebook page asking them to adopt the dog. “Are you adopting the stray pitbull? Please adopt him as an honorary member,” wrote one person.”PLEASE adopt the loving Pit Bull….He deserves a safe good home! Don’t allow him to stay on the streets…” wrote another.
We’re hopeful such a loving, protective dog will find a forever home soon.
It was reported that the boy’s father saw a photo of his son on social media before the reunion, the New York Daily News reported.
Meanwhile, the stray pit bill may have found a new home with the St. Louis Police Department, which may adopt Kh’amorion’s new buddy, reported the newspaper.