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Kansas dog found more than 50 miles away at the owners previous home in Missouri 

An incredible journey: Kansas dog reported missing eight days ago found more than 50 miles away at the owners previous home in Missouri

  • Labrador Cleo, aged four, went missing from his home in Olathe, Kansas
  • He turned up a week later at his former home 57 miles away in Missouri 
  • The family hadn’t lived in their Kansas home for nearly two years 

A missing Labrador was discovered an estimated 57 miles away at its family’s previous home in a different state. 

Cleo, aged four, went missing from his home in Olathe, Kansas only to turn up eight days later at the family’s old house in Lawson, Missouri, which they had moved out of two years prior. 

The Missouri home’s new owners were surprised to find Cleo on their doorstep and believed he looked too well-cared for to be a stray. 

A missing Labrador was discovered an estimated 57 miles away at its family’s previous home in a different state

‘My wife and I had just gotten home from work,’ new owner Colton Michael told CNN. 

‘Cleo was laying on the front porch at the front door, just laying there, waiting for somebody it seemed like.’ 

Mr Michael had Cleo scanned for a microchip and was shocked to discover the family’s last name was the same as the previous owners.  

He went on social media and found that the family had posted about their missing Labrador one week prior. 

Mr Michael had Cleo scanned for a microchip and was shocked to discover the family's last name was the same as the previous owners

Mr Michael had Cleo scanned for a microchip and was shocked to discover the family’s last name was the same as the previous owners

‘I told him that we found his dog, but once I told him where we were, he was kind of speechless,’ Mr Michael said. 

Door to door, Cleo would have travelled an estimated 57 miles from Kansas to Missouri, and would have most likely had to cross a bridge with heavy traffic. 

The wayward Labrador has since been reunited with his relieved owners. 

‘It’s the most bizarre story. Really, she’s everything to us and to my mother,’ the dog’s owner said. 

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