A homeless woman says she does not know how she can carry on after her beloved dog and companion was stolen.
The three-year-old Jack Russell Terrier Nimbus was taken from Cara Brazil on January 9 while in Soho Square.
The owner has cared for the dog since rescuing her as a five-week-old puppy and the pair have since proved inseparable, with Cara turning down accommodation as it would mean being separated from her best friend.
Now, charities and well wishers fear the dog may have been sold, and have set up a social media campaign which they hope will end with the Cara being reunited with her cherished pet .
She said: “Nimby, as I lovingly call her, saved my life in more ways than one. I love her unconditionally and she returns that love to me, you could say we were made for each other and are soulmates.
“It is hard to explain, but she knew what I was thinking and feeling and never left my side, other than when she chased around the park.
“The reason I am homeless is because I was constantly being told ‘No Pets Allowed’ and there was no way I could, or would, be without my baby. People said ‘get rid of her, you will never be housed with her’, but I replied Nimbus stays with me, and where I go, she will come.”
Campaigners believe the dog has been stolen.
Cara described her ordeal as “hell” following the dog’s abduction, and added: “I dread to think what they have been like for my Nimby. I love her so much that I feel I have let her down.
“Every time I close my eyes I see her in my mind looking for me, then reality kicks in and I wonder, is my baby alright, are they looking after her, is she eating, is she cold, are they treating her with love? And what about her special food.
“My heart is breaking, I cannot sleep, I cannot eat and I do not know how I am going to carry on without her. To be honest, if it was not for all you wonderful people out there giving me support and knowing that Nimby needs me, I would not want to carry on with my life.”
Anyone who can help can look at the Find Nimbus Facebook page or call Cara on 07821 511858.
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