Have You Seen Samantha?

January 26, 2008 by
Filed under: Area 51 

Yesterday afternoon I received a rather disquieting email from a woman in Windsor Terrace named Pam. She writes:

My apartment was broken into Wednesday afternoon and my beloved Maltese, Samantha was stolen. The thief came in through the fire escape and left through the front door. Although several bags and boxes throughout the apartment had been rifled through, the only thing missing is my dog and her carrier. Reports have been filed with the police, Animal Control, ASPCA and the Humane Society.

I’ve attached a flyer with her photo and pertinent information. Any help you can provide with posting this info would be greatly appreciated. If you have additional questions, my mobile number is 917-627-0292.

Thanks so much.

Best regards,


In my 30-odd years I have seen some really strange shit, but I have never heard of someone burglarizing an apartment to steal a dog. It just serves to prove two things I have suspected all along:

  1. Human beings are pretty fucked up creatures.
  2. Truth is infinitely stranger than fiction.

Samantha Flier

If anyone has seen Samantha please contact Pam at the above telephone number.


Miss Heather

UPDATE 1/31/08: Per The Gowanus Lounge, Samantha has been returned to her owner!


One Comment on Have You Seen Samantha?

  1. Rebecca11222 on Sun, 27th Jan 2008 11:56 am
  2. Hi, Miss H.

    Long time, no Interwebs at the new apt. The tubes and such.

    This is a fairly recent trend. Young “men” stealing little, pure-bred dogs for their girlfriends or for ransom. Usually the dogs are taken when they are left outside a store while the owner goes in to purchase something.


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