Stray dog that stole stuffed unicorn adopted from North Carolina shelter

DUPLIN COUNTY, N.C. — A stray dog in North Carolina that repeatedly broke into a Dollar General store to steal a stuffed unicorn has been adopted.

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Duplin County Animal Services were called after Sisu, a 1-year-old Labrador mix, kept going into the Dollar General store and taking a large, purple stuffed unicorn.

Responding officer Samantha Lane captured Sisu and bought him the $10 toy for his stay at the shelter. He was named after the dragon in Disney’s “Raya and the Last Dragon.”

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On Friday, the agency said on social media that Sisu was adopted.

Dollar General also said they plan to send a “few extra purple unicorns for the adoptive family,” pet food to the animal shelter, and a gift to Lane, the animal control officer, People reported.

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Posted by Duplin County Animal Services on Friday, March 26, 2021