The lucky ending with Michael Lormier is the hope.
The famous hearts, which have been a residence at Hastings and Nanaimo, have broken his heart last week when someone stole Mishah, a crooked chihuahua who has been a continuous companion for five years.
The story began a series of support, including offer of help from the well-being Rescue group I Am Out, FLED-VI, Lost Pets BC and members of the community.
On Thursday, paid all that.
About 9 p.m., Kyrin Lit, Facebook user, wrote that Mishah had been safe and sound.
"Thank you very much Garrett from every broadcast and the VPD who arrested her captor," he wrote.
"And, indeed, to the thousands of fans who decided to make a mistake for safety."
Mishah left last Thursday, when Lorimer went into the Chicken Churches at Nanaimo and Hastings to use the bathroom.
Lorimer, who is not homeless, became a handy after leaving a car accident in a wheelchair with a backache.
He told Global News last week that the rescue dog was the closest thing he left for the family.
"It's my dog. I lost my wife and my parents. It's the only thing left me," he said.
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