Police reunite homeless man with missing pet rat

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Friday, April 19, 2019
Police reunite homeless man with his missing pet rat
MISSING RAT FOUND: Lucy's owner was so overjoyed she was found alive, he kissed her repeatedly.

SYDNEY, Australia -- A homeless man in Australia was so overjoyed after he was reunited with his pet rat that he gave her a kiss.

"She remembers me!" he said, before continuing his display of affection.

Sydney City Police said "Lucy" vanished last week and was reported missing by her owner.

But thanks to help from the community, officers were able to find the brown and white rat.

"It feels wonderful, thank you very much, everybody," her owner said. "She knows she's missed me too."

Lucy and her owner posed for photos with officers before going on their merry way.