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Real-life Lassie: Border Collie
leads rescuer to injured owner

Yahoo! News, by Charlene Sakoda

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Posted By:texaspast, 12/14/2013 12:13:15 PM

Cici, a black and white border collie mix was frantically running along Jackson, Missouri´s busy Jackson Boulevard dragging her leash behind, when she was spotted by caring driver, Jefferson Fox. Fox was headed to Cape Girardeau at the time and told KFVS Heartland News, "I thought [she] was going to get hit, so I turned in at Shawnee and parked my car, ran down this embankment and found the dog at the next couple of houses."(snip) “The dog was very purposeful in its efforts to get me to come back to the house and I’m sure that it was out

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What´s that Lassie? Granny´s on the garage floor and can´t get up? Here´s a story to take your mind off Obamacare for a second. Good dog!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 12/14/2013 12:23:56 PM     (No. 9653725)

Yes, OP, good dog and smart dog! Thanks for posting.

We have had two Border Collies in our family. They are a loyal, smart, caring breed of dog.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: maggie2u, 12/14/2013 12:48:38 PM     (No. 9653751)

Border Colles. Best. Dogs. Ever.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 12/14/2013 1:07:11 PM     (No. 9653783)

Standing ovation for Cici, Mr. Fox and Honey --and the poor lady laying on the garage floor, of course, but had it not been for two devoted dogs [who maybe don´t know they are dogs], and one caring motorist, the lady might not have lasted much longer.

A great story.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: oldmagnolia, 12/14/2013 1:21:56 PM     (No. 9653804)

At long last an article to lift my spirit. I love dogs more than humans. Kudos to Cici, Fox and the other dog.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lil dotty, 12/14/2013 1:42:43 PM     (No. 9653820)

Thanks for a Christmas story, Op. Dogs = not only man´s best friend but woman´s too. Mr. Fox has a remarkable resemblance to Michael Caine in his younger years. The glasses? CiCi has a special place in heaven awaiting her.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: Lt.Mom, 12/14/2013 2:00:17 PM     (No. 9653835)

We had a Border Collie many years ago. I still can´t get over losing her. Now, I have an indoor cat but I know he would not save me, even though he likes me a lot. (I think)

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Hobbiest, 12/14/2013 2:18:05 PM     (No. 9653866)

The advice to pay attention to something like the dog by the road is so true. Last year a couple of miles away from where I live a dog that never chased cars was out by the road chasing cars all afternoon long. By the time someone stopped, it was too late. His owner had had a heart attack while mowing the lawn behind the house where she could not be seen from the road.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: treyb, 12/14/2013 4:18:21 PM     (No. 9654008)

Dear Far East Asia- quit eating these creatures.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 12/14/2013 4:58:38 PM     (No. 9654040)

Thank you for posting this. Whether or not it is a Christmas miracle, I´ll take it as such. No coincidence that you can spell dog backwards and find out who is in charge!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Pluperfect, 12/14/2013 5:15:54 PM     (No. 9654053)

Lassie was a long-haired Rough collie. A border collie is a different breed and I believe the smartest of them all. Anyone who has owned a border collie knows what I mean.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: caljeepgirl, 12/14/2013 7:49:44 PM     (No. 9654162)

Thanks, #10. I was about to say the same thing. Border collies are the best!! Nothing against Lassie, but NOT the same kind of dog.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Trigger2, 12/15/2013 3:35:36 AM     (No. 9654390)

How many people drove by in their cars before a caring dog lover stopped?

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