Stray Dog Stole Purple Unicorn 5 Times From Dollar Store | 22 Words

A stray dog who stole the same stuffed unicorn toy 5 times from a dollar store had it bought for him by the animal services officer who came to rescue him...

And it's stolen so many hearts on the internet!


Read on for the full - and very adorable - story...

Now, while dogs are most definitely man's best friend...

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There are so many out there who live on the streets without a loving home.

Did you know that here in the United States, there are approximately seventy million stray dogs and cats?

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And that millions of these unfortunate animals will end up being euthanized when they can't be homed?

This is why so many people stress the "adopt don't shop" initiative...

Because why should an animal be cast aside and not be given the chance for a new life just because it isn't a puppy or a kitten?

Adopted and rescued animals deserve a loving and happy home...

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And they shouldn't be spending their lives alone on the cold and dangerous streets.

Well, this is exactly what animal control officers for the Duplin County Animal Control in North Carolina thought recently...


And their act of kindness for a local stray dog truly went a long way.

People have been left touched by the heartwarming story...

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Sisu, a 1-year-old stray dog who is local to North Carolina, made quite the name for himself recently after he stole the same toy from a dollar store... 5 times.

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Sisu recently became somewhat of a regular at a Dollar General store in Kenansville and he took a shine to a stuffed purple unicorn toy.

The stray had visited the store and stolen the same toy 5 times...

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Which resulted in the owner of the store calling the Duplin County Animal Services to come and pick Sisu up.

However, instead of being left empty-handed, the Animal Control officer who went to pick the stray up ended up buying the toy for Sisu instead!

The department posted some adorable pictures on social media of him cuddling his coveted treasure at the county animal shelter, and his story quickly went viral.

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"This is what happens when you break into the dollar general consistently to steal the purple unicorn that you laid claim to but then get animal control called to lock you up for your B & E and larceny but the officer purchases your item for you and brings it in with you," the Facebook post says.

Well, it didn't take long for Sisu to be adopted...

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And he is now living in his happy, forever home... with his faithful purple companion, of course!

We just love a happy ending!

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