This story is stranger than fiction
but will undoubtedly warm any dog lover’s heart. An entire Cedar Rapids
family was left completely baffled by the actions of their miniature
schnauzer, Sissy. Nancy Franck was staying at Mercy Medical Center after
undergoing cancer-related surgery. That’s when her dog Sissy somehow
broke her way out of her own home and walked 15 blocks, nearly two
miles, to the hospital where Nancy was staying.
When security footage caught Sissy sniffing around the hospital lobby, a
security guard used the info on her dog tag to call Nancy’s husband,
Dale. The husband says Sissy would have made it straight to Nancy’s
room, but she just couldn’t find the right elevator! Someone was
seriously missing Mommy.
“I don’t know how she found the right door or did any of that herself,”
Nancy said. “That was great. Just being able to see her. That was