Most Recent Possible Sightings

Confirmed Sighting: May 9 2012, north Chevy Chase. [2011]December 11, neighborhood outside Colombia Country Club. October 20, Colombia Country Club. September 14, Candy Cane City and into Rock Creek Park. September 7 or 8, Brookville and Shepherd in Chevy Chase, and then back south on Connecticut to Chevy Chase circle (where she is getting water, we believe). August 28th, on Thornapple in Chevy Chase, and then headed south on Connecticut!

(For other sightings, see archive at the bottom of the page.)

Wednesday, August 31, 2011


We are still waiting for the map of the track from Sam, but I had a long conversation with her today about what we could do next.  Sam doesn't feel we'll learn much of anything from continuing the track - we're days behind her, and won't catch up to her, and we know some of the broad outlines of her territory, so we can reasonably assume she's going to end up (or already is) in the neighborhood of American U.

She did suggest that we try new ways to get the word out - the flyers are good, solid ways to let people know, but she thinks that maybe the search could benefit from people having the information closer to home.  In other words, we're going to be asking for volunteers to put small flyers or business cards on car windshields in the targeted neighborhoods, and/or put them between the doors of houses.  If we're lucky, the next house Sass wanders into will then know where the phone number is to call, and won't have to go looking for it.

Sassafras is walking down the sidewalks, into yards, and people must be seeing her, but they aren't calling - we just haven't connected with them, yet.  We need someone to call and say, "she's in my yard right now!"

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1 comment:

  1. Don't give up! At the beginning of the summer I turned 12, shortly after we moved to a new house, our cat wandered away. My mom never stopped looking, and each week she sent me to the local weekly newspaper office to pay for another week of our "lost pet" ad. We got her back at the end of the summer. She was found a few miles away, and we located her through a tip from someone who saw the ad. Good luck!