Manhattan nurse Heather Angus along with her rescue canine, Indie, who was final seen in western Queens. (Courtesy of Heather Angus)
A nurse from Manhattan’s Higher West Facet who served on the entrance strains in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic was desperately trying to find her misplaced canine in Lengthy Island Metropolis on Sunday, June 13, 5 days after the pooch was final seen racing via the Queens Midtown Tunnel.
Heather Angus, a nurse anesthetist at Mount Sinai Hospital, was handing out flyers with footage of Indie, her 26-pound, small-to-medium framed blended breed rescue canine who broke free from her canine walker on West Finish Avenue and 78th Avenue on Tuesday, June 8, and was reportedly seen operating via the Queens Midtown Tunnel later that night.
Indie had wriggled free and went sprinting away at breakneck pace, Angus stated. The pet was nonetheless carrying her harness with a pink leash connected, bolting via Riverside Park earlier than heading east on 73rd Avenue.
Simply earlier than 8 p.m. on June 8, a brown canine with a pink collar was reported racing via the tunnel, slowing site visitors, earlier than it emerged on the Queens facet. The canine was final seen operating on thirtieth Avenue at Hunters Level Avenue.
“I’m a nurse, not a detective,” Angus stated whereas trying to find her rescue canine including that Indie is probably going someplace in western Queens, however as a result of her pace, may very well be deeper within the borough and presumably Nassau County. If noticed, Angus is asking that Indie not be chased as a result of it may lead her additional method.
“It’s vital that any method to her is with care and sensitivity since she is so fearful, and might print away,” Angus stated.
Anybody with data is as a substitute requested to name her at 917-620-8602.
Angus labored on the Mount Sinai Hospital fast response crew working with the sickest sufferers all through the pandemic. Indie is a Basenji and Shiba Inu combine, brown with white markings round her eyes, paws and tail tip. Indie is afraid of males and cautious of strangers however likes to be round different canines.