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Homeless Man Asks People For Help After His Beloved Pet Rat Gets Stolen
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Homeless Man Asks People For Help After His Beloved Pet Rat Gets Stolen

Every day, Alyson who lives in Sydney, Australia sees a homeless man sitting in the same spot. The 59-year-old Chris happily chats to passersby and allows them to play with his adorable pet rat named Lucy. The rat never leaves Chris side and munches on snacks and entertains strangers.

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Recently, a homeless man named Chris had his beloved pet rat stolen

However, a couple of days ago Alyson noticed that Chris is alone and distressed. She decided to check on him and noticed his sign telling passersby that his beloved pet was stolen from him.

Chris Says that Lucy was probably taken from outside Footlocker on Pitt Street after he briefly left to go to the bathroom. Alyson was completely baffled when she heard the news and called the stealing from a homeless man ‘a low act’.

Many people were appalled too. After Alyson published a Facebook post detailing the incident it quickly went viral and received more than 16k shares in a few days.

While most of the commenters expressed complete disgust in the lack of humanity of the person responsible for stealing the rat, others tried to figure out the way they can help. Many began sharing photos to help others recognize Lucy in hopes that someone will find her safe and sound.

Meanwhile, heartbroken Chris contacted the police. He says that police are checking CCTV in hopes to identify the suspect. However, there is no new information and the saddened man is left in uncertainty if he will ever get his friend back.

Over the years Chris and Lucy have become locally known to passersby in Sydney. He and his little friends would often cheer up and befriend strangers.

After the news of the despicable act came in, people began sharing they fond memories of the pair, hoping that the pet will be eventually discovered.

Here’s how people reacted









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Arietis
Community Member
3 years ago

I need an update when the rat is found to mend my broken heart. How could someone do this? Only a truly heartless person could steal a beloved pet. Shame on whoever did this.

Jessica A
Community Member
3 years ago

Right??!! Please let us know if she's found. I'm way too sensitive for this :-(***

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Not Alec
Community Member
3 years ago

This just infuriates me! Who the hell has a heart cold enough to do something like this??? I’m really disappointed in humanity right now :(

Dani Sareyka
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3 years ago

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Harleen
Community Member
3 years ago

When I first saw this I cried. He looks so sad!!! That poor man. They didn't take his pet, they took his very best friend. It's cruel to do to anyone, but to a defenseless elderly gentleman who literally has nothing?? I only hope that something wonderful will come of this........ maybe someone can give him a job caring for animals?

Red Rum
Community Member
3 years ago

https://www.reddit.com/r/wholesomememes/comments/bejlbt/wholesome_homeless_man_is_reunited_with_his_pet/

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Arietis
Community Member
3 years ago

I need an update when the rat is found to mend my broken heart. How could someone do this? Only a truly heartless person could steal a beloved pet. Shame on whoever did this.

Jessica A
Community Member
3 years ago

Right??!! Please let us know if she's found. I'm way too sensitive for this :-(***

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Not Alec
Community Member
3 years ago

This just infuriates me! Who the hell has a heart cold enough to do something like this??? I’m really disappointed in humanity right now :(

Dani Sareyka
Community Member
3 years ago

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Harleen
Community Member
3 years ago

When I first saw this I cried. He looks so sad!!! That poor man. They didn't take his pet, they took his very best friend. It's cruel to do to anyone, but to a defenseless elderly gentleman who literally has nothing?? I only hope that something wonderful will come of this........ maybe someone can give him a job caring for animals?

Red Rum
Community Member
3 years ago

https://www.reddit.com/r/wholesomememes/comments/bejlbt/wholesome_homeless_man_is_reunited_with_his_pet/

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