SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) – A stolen Chihuahua that was abused and then abandoned in a San Francisco trash bin has been reunited with its owner.
CBSSF.com reports that Kaley was back with her owner, 79-year-old Lucille Williams, on Friday, about three months after she was taken. She was found struggling to keep her head above water in the trash bin on Nov. 1. She had eight broken ribs, swollen eyes and other injuries.READ MORE: 41 California District Attorneys Challenge Early Release Eligibility For 76,000 Inmates
Williams said she was at a San Francisco gas station in August when someone snatched the dog while she had her back turned.READ MORE: Local COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Start Opening For Kids As Young As 12
The dog was a gift from her children when her husband passed away and had become a part of her family.MORE NEWS: California AG Rob Bonta To Examine Sean Monterrosa Killing By Vallejo Police
The Chronicle says investigators are not sure what happened to the animal in the ensuing weeks.