Heartbreaking note asks for thief to return photos of dog’s last day alive

picture of heartbreaking sign asking for the return of photos of a dog
The victim didn’t care about the cash or camera, they just wanted the photos of their dog (Picture: Facebook/Getty)

Ready to have a little cry?

People are sharing a sign stuck to a lampost in Toronto, Ontario, that has a heartbreaking request for a robber.

The unknown writer says the man in their house robbed them, taking their cash and their DSLR camera – but they don’t care about that.

All they want back is the memory card from their camera, for an incredibly moving reason.

The sign reads: ‘To the man who was in my house and robbed me.

‘Keep the cash, and my DSLR, and whatever else you took.

‘But if you have the memory card from the camera, please, it has photos of my dog’s last day alive on it.

‘I cannot replace those photos. Please throw it on to the porch or put it in the mail slot. Or mail it.

The sign reads: 'To the man who was in my house and robbed me. Keep the cash, and my DSLR, and whatever else you took'
Absolutely heartbreaking (Picture: Saoirse Morgan)

‘Please. She died a few days ago. I cannot lose those photos as well.’

Getting robbed is an awful experience, and the person shouldn’t have to put up with any of their possessions being taken, but it shows just how much they care about their dog that the only thing they want back is those photos.

It's certainly unpleasant to take your dog outside when it's snowing or raining, but don't forget that dogs' paws are just as sensitive to heat as human skin.

A picture of the sign was , who wrote: ‘This is simply heartbreaking. I hope this person does the right thing.’

The post was shared more than 21,000 times, and has received lots of comments from people hoping the robber will be kind and return the memory card.

Here’s hoping the thief sees the sign and does the right thing. No matter how desperately someone might need cash, surely they can understand the pain of losing a beloved pet.

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