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Married Couple Wake Up To Find A Mystery Dog Sleeping In Their Bed
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Married Couple Wake Up To Find A Mystery Dog Sleeping In Their Bed Interview

The last thing you ever want to find in the morning when you wake up is someone or something sleeping next to you that wasn’t invited to do so in the first place. If it happened to me, you’d find me in the land down under or up in the Heavens. But this woman and her husband embraced the uninvited guest as it made itself comfortable on their bed. The guest – a beautiful dog that found its way into the pair’s house.

Before we get into the details of the story, dear Pandarandas, make sure you leave your thoughts and stories below, as they’re incredibly fun and interesting to read. Your upvotes and follows are greatly appreciated and, without further ado, let’s dive right into the tale!

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A sneaky doggo made its way into the neighbors’ bed, scooching right in the middle of the sleeping wife and husband

Image credits: Julie Thornton Johnson

At the very start of May, Julie Thornton Johnson awoke in the morning to something she hadn’t expected to find. Snoring and snuggling alongside her in her bed was a large brown dog that she and her husband, Jimmy, hadn’t seen before.

The two did a double take, as the Johnsons own three pups of their own, named Zeppelin, Hollis, and Jupiter, who sometimes join the slumbering humans on the bed, but not this time.

“My husband said, ‘Julie. Whose dog is this?’ I rolled over, and for the first 10 seconds, we were just staring at each other. I said, ‘That’s not our dog,’” Julie told The Dodo.

The visitor both surprised and unnerved Julie and Jimmy, but all the pup wanted was warmth and snuggles and the couple complied

Image credits: Julie Thornton Johnson

Whilst the married couple contemplated the situation at hand, the mystery dog continued its content snooze. Julie told Bored Panda that even though she’d been startled by the unexpected guest, her husband Jimmy, “the calm in our home”, who loves all living things, took it upon himself to join the snoozing pupper, snuggling up with her as if she was one of their own.

“The way he handled the situation was awesome and quite hilarious looking back,” Julie said. The calm pup seemed to enjoy the warmth and wasn’t causing any harm, which in return calmed the homeowners. “She was just laying on our pillows, completely content,” Julie said. “She was just trying to snuggle.”

As cute and loving as the dog was, one question remained – who does it belong to? The search for her owners began

Image credits: Julie Thornton Johnson

As there was quite a strong storm raging outside, they figured that the dog must’ve been wandering outside, trying to find a place of refuge. The couple had accidentally left the back door to their home ajar, and, thus, they had a lost dog in their bed.

The dog lovers laid back down next to their mystery pup and wondered what would be the best way to find its owners. Julie took some pictures of the doggo and posted them on her Facebook page, saying: “It is absolutely normal to wake up in our house with one of OUR dogs in the bed with us. One small problem, THIS IS NOT OUR DOG, nor do we know how she got in our house. This is the weirdest post I have ever had to make. Is this your dog?”

“She will not tell me who her mom is. Maybe she will after her next nap,” joked Julie on a Facebook post, asking if anyone recognized the pup

Image credits: Julie Thornton Johnson

Updates and more pictures kept coming, one jokingly saying, “she will not tell me who her mom is. Maybe she will after her next nap.” The concerning situation was quickly turning hilarious, with more and more people jumping on to watch the story unfold.

Soon they were contacted by the dog’s worried owner, living a few miles away. The Facebook update read: “Her name is Nala and her mom is on the way to get her. Good luck getting her out of my bed, mam.”

They found out that the pup had gotten lost during a walk the day before, thus, unable to find her way back home when the storm hit, Nala sought shelter with strangers.

Soon her owners Cris and Felicia came forth, explaining that their pup, Nala, had run off a day prior during their walk and they’d been searching for her ever since

Image credits: Julie Thornton Johnson

“We were a safe place, and she knew it,” Julie said, adding: “Nala’s moms came right over and picked her up. It was a really happy reunion.” Nala was back where she belonged and her moms’ worried minds were put at ease.

“They thought that we’d be mad that their dog snuck into our house, but our feelings couldn’t be more opposite,” Johnson said. “Everyone was safe. Nobody was stuck out in the storm. It was a roundabout way to open our hearts to someone else.”

Nala’s surprise visit ended up being more than just a funny story, as the two households became good friends. One Facebook post read: “We’ve become Facebook friends with Nala’s moms. I don’t recommend waking up with a stranger, but if you do, I hope it’s someone like Nala.”

Thankfully, Nala was reunited with her moms and they all could breathe a sigh of relief

Image credits: Julie Thornton Johnson

A little later, they arranged a playdate with their dogs, where they got to learn more about one another. Julie said that “if they ever need a dog sitter, I think we’ve proven we can be trusted.” And we’re sure it goes vice versa. Julie told Bored Panda that they’ve made friends for life and “for years we have a story to tell.”

The pet owners have also had a little chat with their pets about asking permission before jumping into slumber party mode, which might help prevent surprise visits in the future.

Image credits: Julie Thornton Johnson

Since the funny event, they’ve had a puppy play date, which bonded not only the pups but also their owners

Image credits: Julie Thornton Johnson

It’s a true beacon of luck that led Nala to the home of Julie and Jimmy, as it provided a warm refuge for the pup and a hilarious story for all of us to enjoy

Image credits: Julie Thornton Johnson

At the point of writing, it seems the story has been shared over 30k times and we’re sure there’s more to come as each and every one of us could use a dose of wholesomeness.

Julie stated in a Facebook post: “Maybe people just need a feel good story to focus on something other than negativity. Our puppy snuggle session experience has officially gone viral. People across the globe are seeing photos of me, sleepy eyed, in a gown, snuggling with a stranger,” she said jokingly.

Image credits: Julie Thornton Johnson

The story has been shared over 30k times and it shows no signs of stopping, as the wholesomeness continues to spread

Image credits: Julie Thornton Johnson

Nala’s family has also posted a statement on their Facebook account, saying: “Our overly friendly pup, Nala, has hit an all time record for ignoring personal space and added yet another trick to her long list of Houdini acts.”

“Thank you Julie Thornton Johnson for keeping her safe, treating Nala like your own, and making sure you got the word out for us to find her!”

The two households have since become close friends and we can’t wait to see their adventures in the future! We wish them all the best

Image credits: Julie Thornton Johnson

Just like their 3 rescue puppies, Nala came into the Johnsons’ family unexpectedly, bringing a whole bunch of love. She also explained that the neighborhood they reside in has a problem with stray dogs, folks not always being too kind to them.

So it was a true beacon of luck that led Nala to a home which welcomed her with love and care. In the words of Julie, “we all have room in our hearts to spread some love.”

She also advises readers to always make sure you have clean sheets and a fresh gown on as you never know when your 10 minutes in the spotlight will happen. Noted!

We hope you enjoyed this tale as much as we did. Leave your thoughts and funny stories in the comments below and I shall bid you a fantastic day, full of puppies!

People have been sending their love to the families and sharing their own funny stories. Let us know your thoughts in the comments!

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glowworm2
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1 month ago

This is frickin' adorable. I love that the reaction was to just accept the situation and let Nala happily snuggle with them until searching for her owners.

Fxcku
Community Member
1 month ago

Dogs are the best

Tiffany Schmidt
Community Member
1 month ago

This is such a sweet story. Nala is so adorable, I wouldn't mind waking up to her in my bed. My baby (dog) Lucy might get a little jealous though lol

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glowworm2
Community Member
1 month ago

This is frickin' adorable. I love that the reaction was to just accept the situation and let Nala happily snuggle with them until searching for her owners.

Fxcku
Community Member
1 month ago

Dogs are the best

Tiffany Schmidt
Community Member
1 month ago

This is such a sweet story. Nala is so adorable, I wouldn't mind waking up to her in my bed. My baby (dog) Lucy might get a little jealous though lol

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