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Sisters Seek Owner of Missing Stuffed Animal

Two little girls from East Haven hope the owner can claim stuffed bunny found in the destruction of Tropical Storm Irene.

Recently, Jade Roberts (9) and her sister Mia (7) of East Haven took a ride with their mother, Michelle Roberts down to the beach to see if there was anything they could do to help the victims of Tropical Storm Irene while their dad, John was at work.

“My daughters were devastated by what they saw, and were literally crying over the damage that had been done," said Michelle. "They wanted to help and asked me if we could go to the store and buy things to donate and see what we had at home that some of the people could use."

That afternoon, as Michelle and her girls were leaving the destroyed neighborhood, they came upon a stuffed bunny that had washed up in the rubble. “Jade and Mia decided that we should take it home and wash it, and ask to take pictures with it while it was still dirty, and then after it was cleaned.

“My daughters are hoping that by putting this little story out there, someone will recognize the bunny and know who its rightful owner is so they can return it to them, and make even just one child a little happier after losing so much” commented Michelle.

The thoughtfulness and compassion of these two young ladies is a tremendous virtue that has obviously been taught to them by Michelle and John Roberts.  The girls have been taking special care of this adorable stuffed animal until it is returned to the child who may be missing it.

michelleroberts118@att.net September 08, 2011 at 05:20 PM
Thanks so much!
Karen Ann Gagnon September 09, 2011 at 11:42 AM
Wonderful story about two very caring little girls ~ I think the toy in mention, is actually a dog's toy ~ To be more precise an AKC Stuffed Rabbit Dog Toy *made to look real* ~ I have provided a link so that you can view the dog's toy on Amazon ~ I hope the real owner can be found soon ~ http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/images/B003O84UV0/ref=dp_image?ie=UTF8&s=pet-supplies&img=MAIN&color_name=1
Helen Hinman September 09, 2011 at 12:42 PM
thats my little ladies love you girls
Michelle Petroccio September 09, 2011 at 12:46 PM
Karen, thank you so much for the information and the link.It's so great to see that people are actually interested in helping. I'm sure that the people of East Haven appreciate your effort to provide the info.
Christine September 15, 2011 at 02:26 PM
Aw, some poor sad dog is missing it's toy, good job girls.

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