They Found This Deaf Dog Tied Up And Alone. What Happened Next Will Warm Your Heart

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A bittersweet TikTok video has left viewers emotionally moved by the story of Honey, a deaf dog who was cruelly abandoned but found love and comfort in her final months.

The heartrending footage documents her journey from being tied up and deserted outside an animal shelter to receiving a warm, loving home in her last days.

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The Abandonment

In September 2017, Honey was discovered tied to the door of a shelter, left without a note or explanation.

The petrified pup was one of the estimated 6.5 million pets surrendered to shelters each year in the U.S., callously discarded by someone she had trusted.

A Second Chance at Love

Fortunately, Honey’s luck took a turn when @goldhawkfarm opened her heart and home to the abandoned dog.

Instantly at ease, Honey slept a restorative 17 hours curled up with her new owner’s sweatshirt after arriving at her foster home.

Living Like a Queen

The video montage celebrated Honey’s short but blissful months being lavished with affection.

She blossomed into a playful, confident pup after being properly groomed and treated.

Spoiled with toys, heating pads, and medication for her aches, Honey’s serene face said it all – she was at peace, surrounded by love.

A Bittersweet Goodbye

Tragically, Honey’s fairy tale ending was cut short when she passed away just three months after her adoption in December 2017.

But in that short window, her caregivers gave her the invaluable gift of a warm, welcoming home for her final moments on earth, allowing Honey to know love once more.

Tugging at Heartstrings

While overjoyed Honey found happiness at last, viewers were devastated her loving foster home only lasted a few short months.

With over 50,000 views and an outpouring of comments, Miss Honey’s tale deeply resonated, praised her caregivers for their kindness, and lamented the cruelty she initially endured.

“She knew she was loved.” “They so deserve to be loved to the end.”
“Miss Honey was so very loved.”

The bittersweet saga reminds us of the capacity for humans to heal wounded souls through compassion, even if the reunion is far too brief.

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Hey, I'm Zack, the Chief Editor here. I was formerly a Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) for a good 6 years before moving on to greener pastures. Right now, I am still heavily involved in dog parenting duties, and it is my desire to share all our knowledge with fellow dog owners out there! Connect with me on LinkedIn, or read more about Canine Care Central!

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