“Seeing him respond to the carrier made my heart melt,” Abel said. “He was sniffing at the gate, got on his hind legs and was smelling the top. He honestly seemed to know what it was, and it had me wondering if he was thinking, ‘Hey, I know what this is, I used to have one of these.’”
Amanda and Rosemarie took Romeo to a local vet, who treated his injuries and shaved away some of his matted fur. Then they took him back to their home, where Romeo could get lots of food, rest and attention.