Family Who Lost Reckless the Dog During Hurricane Sandy Find Him at the Pound A Year and a Half Later

Good news that miracles do happen….

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The James family of Eatontown who found their dog "Reckless" a year and half after losing it during Superstorm Sandy. Here the family poses for a photograph in Neptune.  Chuck James, center, with "Reckless" and wife Elicia, left,  and children Kelsey, left, Ally, center, and Liam, on knee. (AP Photo/The Asbury Park Press, Mark R. Sullivan)  Mark R. Sullivan/staff photographer  On Friday May 2,2014 Neptune The James family of Eatontown who found their dog “Reckless” a year and half after losing it during Superstorm Sandy. Here the family poses for a photograph in Neptune. Chuck James, center, with “Reckless” and wife Elicia, left, and children Kelsey, left, Ally, center, and Liam, on knee. (AP Photo/The Asbury Park Press, Mark R. Sullivan) Mark R. Sullivan/staff photographer On Friday May 2,2014 Neptune

A happy ending to sabotage our preoccupation with the talk of war that occupies the media these days, along with all the other bad news.

EATONTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey family whose terrier-pit bull mix escaped from their backyard during Superstorm Sandy went to an animal shelter this week to adopt a new pet and came home with their old dog.

Chuck James tells The Associated Press that his family searched for the brown-and-white dog named Reckless for months after the October 2012…

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2 thoughts on “Family Who Lost Reckless the Dog During Hurricane Sandy Find Him at the Pound A Year and a Half Later

  1. Paladin Justice

    I pulled the story and pic from the AP news feed, but later saw it on the Daily Mail. The commenters were critical that the dog was not inside the house with the family during the storm, which is why he ran away. They also thought the family should not have him back. I don’t know. If I were the shelter, I would insist of visitation to make sure Reckless is being taken care of. Anyway, thanks for the reblog.

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    1. thunderbolt1959 Post author

      Yes, idealist circumstances are often unmet. Sure, I’d like to think Reckless gets :”Platinum” care. He likely doesn’t by others standards….

      However, what’s the alternative?

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