Tennessee couple's dog missing after car totaled in Michigan - Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com

Tennessee couple's dog missing after car totaled in Michigan

Posted: Updated:
Miss Piggy Miss Piggy
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WJBK) -

Miss Piggy is a spunky Pekingese. She is missing, and her owner is determined to get her back.

"I'm not giving up on her because she's been there for me through so much," said Shanna Thomas.

From Tennessee, Thomas and her husband, Brad, said they sent to Sault Ste. Marie for a funeral and stopped in Motown on their way home on Tuesday. That is when a car accident on Greenfield and Eight Mile totaled their vehicle and sent them to the hospital. That was the last time they said they saw Miss Piggy and her puppy.

Miss Piggy's pup is now in safe hands, according to the Detroit firefighters responding to the scene, but Miss Piggy is nowhere to be found. Her collar and tags were removed during the long car ride.

"I'm just hoping that someone will be kind hearted enough to turn Miss Piggy back into us," Thomas said.

She also told us the day of that crash was the one year anniversary of her infant son's death.

Thomas and her husband are not going home to Tennessee until they get Miss Piggy and her pup back and are staying at a local homeless shelter. They are trying to come up with some money to offer a reward.

  • Erika EricksonMore>>

  • Officials say trash should be cleared soon

    Officials say trash should be cleared soon

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:18 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:18:23 GMT
    While much of the trash from last Monday's storm is expected to be cleared out within the next few days -- most cities say it will still be weeks until things return to normal.
    While much of the trash from last Monday's storm is expected to be cleared out within the next few days -- most cities say it will still be weeks until things return to normal.

  • Person of interest named in Armada teen's murder investigation

    Person of interest named in Armada teen's murder investigation

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:34 AM EDT2014-08-20 11:34:14 GMT
    Standing in handcuffs Tuesday was James Donald VanCallis, 32, appearing for his preliminary exam on drug charges. Afterward, Michigan State Police named him a person of interest in the murder investigation of April Millsap.
    Standing in handcuffs Tuesday was James Donald VanCallis, 32, appearing for his preliminary exam on drug charges. Afterward, Michigan State Police named him a person of interest in the murder investigation of April Millsap.
  • FBI searches area in connection with Armada teen's death

    FBI searches area in connection with Armada teen's death

    Monday, August 18 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-08-18 21:40:39 GMT
    The FBI is conducting another search in the area of Goodells, near Armada where April Millsap was found murdered last month.
    The FBI is conducting another search in the area of Goodells, near Armada where April Millsap was found murdered last month.
Powered by WorldNow

KDFW FOX 4
400 N. Griffin Street
Dallas, Texas 75202

Main Station Directory:
(214) 720-4444
News Fax:
(214) 720-3263 or (214) 720-3333

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices