A tiny Chihuahua ate his owner, and his story stirred up a whole nation. Rumpelstiltskin’s tale was first featured on the Facebook group called Dogspotting, but it quickly spread far and wide into the ears of dog lovers everywhere.

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Imagine adopting a pup from a shelter, only to discover a shocking tale of survival. This glorious Chihuahua called Rumpelstiltskin had to eat his dead owner to stay alive, but the internet wasn’t very keen on his choices.

How This Chihuahua Ate His Owner

Readers were left astounded when Tyfanee Fortuna revealed the heart-wrenching details of her adopted pet’s past.

This little “survivalist” Chihuahua was forced to resort to an unthinkable act – eating “his human” after the unfortunate death of his previous owner.

Posting on the Dogspotting Facebook group, Tyfanee from New Jersey, wrote: “Maybe this is the group where he finally gets the recognition he deserves. This is Rumpelstiltskin and he is 4lbs of love and nervous shaking.

The tiny Chihuahua called Rumpelstiltskin
The tiny Chihuahua called Rumpelstiltskin

“I adopted him 1yr ago from an animal shelter because his owner died. Bonus info: his owner was dead for a considerable time before anyone noticed and he did eat his human to stay alive. +1 for being a survivalist pupper. 

“His legs are weirdly long for his small body and also bowed out in a way that makes them look like a fancy table. He likes food, undivided attention, and sleeping for many hours at a time.”

Tyfanee, on why his tiny Chihuahua called Rumpelstiltskin ate his owner

She later revealed that the dog’s previous owner had been dead for two weeks when their body was found, meaning the little dog was starving when it was forced to eat him. Indeed, this account may be shocking to read, yet it’s crucial to note the extraordinary circumstances that led to this event.

The Online Wildfire After the Story Went Public

As the news spread, online users took to their keyboards to express their thoughts and feelings. Some found the story amusing, praising the Chihuahua for his audacity. Others, however, were horrified by the incident, expressing fear and concern for the safety of pet owners. 

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Commenters were split between praising the dog and thinking it was “gross”. One user wrote: “Bless his heart & his Queen Anne legs. Any animal would do what he did to survive & look at the size of him it’s not like he’d eat much is it.”

Another wrote: “He scares me but I love him.” Others called Rumpelstiltskin “brave”, while some other users simply commented on the pint-size pooch’s appearance and bow legs. 

The Rumpelstiltskin Chihuahua eating bread
The Rumpelstiltskin Chihuahua eating bread

Getting Ready for a New Home

Rumpelstiltskin was left with no other option to survive. But, it’s vital to underscore that this incident is far from the norm.

Dogs, in general, are creatures of love and loyalty. They are usually well-cared for by their humans and wouldn’t resort to such extremes in typical situations. The incident serves as a stark reminder about the responsibility of pet ownership and the importance of ensuring our pets’ well-being, even in unforeseen circumstances.

And, as we delve into the heartwarming end of this tale, it’s important to highlight the considerable measures that were undertaken to ensure Rumpelstiltskin’s welfare after the incident. This wasn’t a straightforward adoption. 

The tiny survivor underwent extensive behavioral assessments to evaluate his mental state and potential for adaptability. Recognizing the trauma he had experienced, dog behaviorists and trainers worked tirelessly with Rumpelstiltskin, implementing a systematic training plan aimed at helping him adjust to his new life.

Professionals were on hand to provide the necessary support for his transition into a new home. The goal was not just to rehome Rumpelstiltskin, but to ensure his successful integration.

The Rumpelstiltskin Chihuahua after he was adopted by a new owner
The Rumpelstiltskin Chihuahua after he was adopted by a new owner

Wrapping Up

Only then, after careful assessment and preparation, was the tiny Chihuahua ready to move into his forever home. With this painstaking effort, most Facebook users were overjoyed to learn that Rumpelstiltskin eventually found a loving new home where he could start afresh. 

In conclusion, the story of Rumpelstiltskin, the Chihuahua, is a stark reminder of the responsibilities that come with pet ownership. Our pets depend on us for their basic needs and it’s our duty to ensure they are adequately taken care of. 

Here are a few important points to always remember: 

  • Regular Feeding: Pets should be fed regularly with a balanced diet suitable for their age, size, and health condition.
  • Veterinary Care: Regular check-ups and vaccinations are essential to keep your pet healthy.
  • Exercise and Play: All pets need regular exercise and mental stimulation to stay happy and healthy.
  • Love and Attention: Pets thrive on love and attention. They need time with their owners to feel secure and loved.

Let’s ensure that no pet has to go through what Rumpelstiltskin had to endure. Take good care of your pets and they will reward you with their unconditional love and loyalty.

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