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Imagine waking up to discover that the office computer has been destroyed, files scattered across the floor, and two of your ‘colleagues’ have made a surprise escape. This was exactly the situation at Alabama’s Colbert County Animal Shelter one morning, the mastermind behind the mayhem? A resident husky named Titan.
In an almost ‘Houdini-like’ feat, Titan managed to jiggle open his kennel door and set loose two fellow inmates, turning the shelter into his very own canine nightclub. The aftermath of the escapade was photographed by the shelter’s director, Charles Speegle, who was the first to arrive on the scene that morning. He met the sight with a chuckle and a smoke, commenting on Titan’s cleverness and the destructive tendencies of a bored husky.
The mischievous husky had been surrendered to the shelter by a previous family that found him a handful. Luckily for Titan, his little escapade went viral, resulting in a speedy adoption by a family experienced in the ways of huskies.
In a heartening twist, Kruger, one of the dogs Titan liberated, was also adopted, shedding a positive light on a stressful time for the shelter staff. Amidst struggling with capacity and low adoption rates, Titan’s escapade became a much-needed morale booster for the hard-working team at Colbert County Animal Shelter.
Sometimes, it seems, a little chaos can lead to a lot of good!
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