Ratchet, The Pit Bull, Reunited With Owner A Year After Disappearing | Pit Bull Press | Positive Pit Bull News
Published On: Sun, Aug 5th, 2018

Ratchet, The Pit Bull, Reunited With Owner A Year After Disappearing

COLUMBIA, South Carolina — Call it a tail-wagging ending to a doggone good story.

After a year — and dozens of miles — apart, a pit bull named Ratchet was reunited on Friday with its owner, thanks to the dogged determination of another South Carolina dog lover.

Esther Atkins was walking her border collie mix, Grace, this week near their Greenville home when they both noticed a sturdy brown and white pup cowering in a mud puddle. After some gentle cajoling, Atkins said that the timid canine followed her home, where she went to work on social media trying to find his owner.

After ultimately taking the dog to have him scanned for a tracking microchip, Atkins said that she got in touch with a woman in Greenwood, some 70 miles (113 kilometers) away. It turns out that the four-year-old, purebred pit bull named Ratchet had been missing for a year — and his owner feared it was dead.

Full story: ottawasun.com

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