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Mourning dog waits 80-days for dead owner

January 9, 2019

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Have you ever watched the movie Hachicko? If you did, you probably grabbed a box of tissues and sobbed uncontrollably. The true story about a dog, seeing his best human friend off to work every morning is heart-breaking. After the death of his owner, the poor pooch still waited for his owner’s return at the train station 10-years later. Hachicko remained faithful to his beloved companion, endured the cold and lonely days, until he’s dying day. Aww…super sad! It truly says a lot about how loyal our furry companions are and speaks into the undying, unconditional love they give!

 

 

Today almost 90-years later, it seems like Hachicko’s descendant has followed in his paw prints. A loyal dog in China has waited for his owner’s return at the same spot of the beloved human’s death every day since 21 August 2018.  The pooch sits like a statue that can only be moved by the spirit of his special human.

A taxi driver says, “Drivers often give the little dog bits of food, but when we get out, he goes away,”. “Every day it’s in the road, I always see it. The relationship between man and dog is so true.” We couldn’t agree more; the dog’s love and loyalty is truly unconditional.

Here’s some footage of the loyal pooch that was shared on Seina Weibo (China’s Facebook):

 

 

We think she’s gorgeous and we as humans can learn so much from her loyalty.  The video of the faithful hound had gone viral and comments from the public being thrown around like crazy. The video has over 6 million views and is spreading like a wildfire. Hatchi’s descendant is turning into an overnight 4-legged celebrity.

 

Here’s what some have to say about the modern Hachicko:

 

“It is so dangerous for that doggy to stand in the middle of the road. I hope that some good people can adopt it and take it to a safe place,”-Anonymous

 

“Ah bless him/her! It must miss its owner a lot.”- Chris Melling

 

“This broke my heart💔🙏🏻”- Maryellen Wheeler

 

Humans, learn something from animals how to be loyal towards the relationships. – Anonymous

 

We’d love to know what you think about this story. Should they make a new movie where this dog’s story makes silver screens instead of a short-lived buzz online? Tell us what you think by  commenting on this post. We’d love to hear from you!

 

Sources

  • https://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-trending-46180260
  • https://nerdnomads.com/hachiko_the_dog

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