Woman Sets Up Cameras To Figure Out Where Her Dog Disappears To


Gone Again

He had disappeared again and she couldn’t understand why. She sprinted out of the house to see if she could catch a glimpse of her dog. But she saw nothing.

Where could her bundle of fluff have gone? Things didn’t add up in Mariah’s mind. She decided enough was enough and got on the phone with her local security company.


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42-year-old Mariah was going through possibly the worst weeks of her life when her beloved dogs mysteriously went missing.

She was fresh out of a divorce with her ex-husband of 15 years. It was a long hard battle in court and one that turned ugly. So in the end, she was glad to finally be done with him. Little did she know, it wasn’t over yet.

A Tough Time

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For Mariah, getting a divorce wasn’t a decision she took lightly. In fact, if there was any way to salvage the relationship she had with her husband, she would have done it – but there wasn’t.

For years, they were unhappy. They fought about everything and grew apart quickly. Mariah knew it was for the best but it didn’t make it any easier. The one thing that did, however, was her two dogs.

Her Babies


Mariah loved her two French Bulls more than anything in the world. With no kids, the dogs became her babies and she showered them with love and attention.

So imagine her surprise when she woke up one morning to have discovered that her precious girls ran away. Mariah was distraught. Her dogs never ran away before. Immediately, she called the authorities.



The authorities couldn’t offer her much help but advised her to put up signs and ask around if anyone had seen them.

Mariah was miserable. Six grueling months went by before Mariah accepted that she may never find her beloved babies. But just when she was about to give up hope, she heard a scratch on her door.

Shock And Tears


It was one of her dogs, Cindy. Mariah dropped to her knees in shock and picked up her beloved dog. She was in great condition, she didn’t look like she was living rough for 6 months at all.

Mariah wept as she hugged Cindy, asking her where she had been all the time and where her sister, Bell, was. That night Mariah slept soundly for the first time in months. But the nightmare wasn’t over yet.

Not Again


The next day, Mariah woke up to an empty house again. Only this time, it made no sense. She had locked the door flap that she thought the dogs previously escaped from.

Mariah was dumbfounded at how her dog left the house. Immediately, she ran outside. Once again, she was nowhere to be seen. A chill went down her spine. She installed security cameras.

Camera Installation


Mariah called a company to set up her cameras. Now without the dogs, she felt unsafe and had long been meaning to get them installed. But what they’d capture was far beyond her wildest imagination.

It was a month later, after continuous searching, that Mariah heard the scratching at her door again. She raced to her front door and couldn’t believe what was in front of her.

One More Time


It was Cindy again. Mariah thanked her lucky stars and praised Cindy for finding her way back to her. She hugged her tight and went straight to the store to buy a cage. (Ativan)

There was no way she’d let her run off again. But Mariah couldn’t figure out one thing. Why did she look so well-kept? Was a neighbor looking after her? If so, her posters were all over the street. Mariah’s heart pounded at an eerie realization.


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Was one of her neighbors keeping her dogs from her? The following day Mariah once again woke up to an empty house. 

The next morning Mariah once again woke up to an empty house. Now, she was more than baffled. She looked at the empty cage and raced around the house. How? Suddenly, Mariah remembered the cameras she installed. Her mind raced as she opened the screen.

A Stranger

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Mariah ran to her laptop, found last night’s footage, and hit play. She sat on the edge of her seat as she hit fast forward. Suddenly, movement popped into her screen.

With absolute horror, she watched as a man opened her front door with a key and exited moments later with Cindy nestled calmly into his arms. Then she saw his face.

Her Ex-Husband

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Mariah was fuming. Her dogs weren’t running away, they were kidnapped! She watched as her ex-husband took out a key to her front door, and entered her house while she was fast asleep.

She was in complete shock. How could he do this? He knew the one thing she loved more than life itself were her dogs. What was he thinking?

Putting The Pieces Together

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The house Mariah now lives in used to belong to both of them but since the divorce, it was now hers. She still hadn’t changed the locks and he obviously still had a key.

Mariah had no idea where he was living now but after talking to his family, she learned that he had moved into a house a few blocks down her street. Mariah stormed down the street.



She thumped on his door. He opened it, shocked to have seen her and to have been caught red-handed. According to her ex-husband, he brought the dogs home from the shelter, so he owned them.

But the court had already ruled they were Mariah’s. The dogs both ran out from behind her ex-husband and leaped into her arms. They were delighted to see her. Then she called the cops.

Happy Ever After


Mariah wasted no time in giving her ex-husband an official warning from the authorities to not try this again. She headed home with her beloved babies, happier than ever.

Although she was livid at her ex-husband for doing that, she was thankful that the dogs had been well looked after and were completely unharmed. But Mariah wasn’t the only woman to butt heads with an ex after a divorce.

The Sad End

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Emma Ramsey had been married for seven years before it came crashing down. The divorce had been long and nasty, and unlike Mariah, Emma didn’t get the house despite being the one who poured her heart out to turn it into a home.

Still, she accepted her lot and moved on. But what her husband, Brody, would do to her would turn her into a monster she never knew she could be.

Back In The Day

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Emma met Brody in her last year of college, and even then, knew she was meant to build a life with him. He was sweet and caring, with a body meant for Greek gods and a mind to rival some of the best thinkers of this age.

She was pursuing a creative writing degree then, which most people had discouraged her from. But that wasn’t the case with Brody.

A Supportive Friend

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In his six-foot, sculpted body, Brody egged Emma to continue chasing her dream. She’d told him how she wanted to be an acquisitions editor in one of the biggest publishing houses in the world.

Unlike everyone Emma had ever opened up to about her career dreams, Brody didn’t scoff or look at her like she’d lost her mind. He nodded with interest, bought her books, and accompanied her to book conventions. It was clear that he was meant for her.

The Next Step

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The two friends turned into lovers a few months after knowing each other. Emma had no idea that such a harmless decision would land her on an altar with Brody smiling down at her.

The wedding was beyond perfect, and life was great for the first few years of marriage. But it wasn’t long before trouble came knocking.

Having Kids

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The issues between Emma and Brody revolved around a sensitive subject, the point of having kids. The two had been trying for years now with nothing to show for their efforts.

The doctors had assured them that they were both healthy, advising them to be patient. But as the years continued counting, Brody turned venomous.

Their Fights

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Emma and Brody had countless fights in their house. But these conflicts weren’t anything an apology, food, and soothing bath couldn’t fix.

But one day, Brody changed. There was no fight to instigate the change in him and no significant life event to cause such a drastic shift in his personality. Emma knew something was wrong.

Her Home

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Emma and Brody had bought a house after getting married, an excellent fixer-upper that Emma went through hell and high water to turn into a home.

As someone who worked primarily from home, she needed a warm and cozy space, somewhere she could snuggle up with a manuscript and feel at home. She had no clue that she would lose the house one day.

He’s Changed

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Unlike Emma, who worked from home, Brody had an office job he commuted to every morning. He had just gotten a promotion with a bigger office and a secretary.

But a few weeks after his promotion, he began being distant. He was cold toward his wife, not even greeting her when he got home in the evening. Emma had to get to the bottom of whatever was happening.


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Emma knew the statistics about divorced couples in America. She didn’t want to end up in that number, given how deeply she loved her husband.

But her investigation landed her on a finding that left her in tears. The love of her life, who had promised never to hurt her, wasn’t faithful to the vows he shared at the altar. Emma was devastated.

The Divorce

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The divorce that followed was ugly and painful. The whole experience was even more heartbreaking because Emma had tried everything to save their marriage.

When Emma discovered that Brody’s new secretary was the woman on the other side, she pulled the plug on everything. The couple spent the next few months going back and forth about divorce settlements. Emma hoped she’d get the house but didn’t. But it was far from over.

The Positive Things

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Emma had gotten a few things from the settlement to wipe the bitter tears from her eyes. Her career was also booming, another reason for her to keep smiling.

She went to the house to see which of her belongings she would carry away. She’d decided to focus on the positive things in life. But she found Brody and his girlfriend waiting for her. Hell was about to break loose.

They’re Home

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Brody and his girlfriend, Rachelle, ridiculed Emma, telling her to be gone by the next day. Rachelle said she wanted to move in by the end of the week and didn’t want to see any trace of Emma.

Emma smiled as the two barraged her with insults. She’d hoped to leave quietly, but she would teach them a lesson they would never forget.

Collecting Her Things

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Emma told Brody she would come the next day to take all her things. True to her word, she came with two moving trucks and got everything she owned out of the house.

After packing, she cooked herself a last meal: creamy shrimp and scallops with linguine and white wine. She ate and cleaned after herself, heavy with emotion. But as she was packing the utensils she’d used, an idea arose: revenge.

The Curtain Rods

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Emma stuffed the leftover shrimp into the curtain rods of every room in the house. She left with a grin, knowing Brody wouldn’t know what was happening.

Rachelle moved into the house as planned, but by then, the shrimp in the curtain rods had gone bad, stinking up the entire house. The first phase of Emma’s plan was taking place.

The Bad Smell

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Brody and Rachelle couldn’t pinpoint the source of the bad smell. They spent thousands of dollars cleaning the house repeatedly. But in the end, they put it on the market for a throwaway price.

Emma, who had been eyeing the house, was the first to jump at the opportunity. She bought the place and cleaned the curtain rods. Her sharp mind had gotten her home back.

Disclaimer: To protect the privacy of those depicted, some names, locations, and identifying characteristics have been changed and are products of the author’s imagination. Any resemblances to actual events, places, or persons, living or dead, are entirely coincidental.D