Woman Wakes Up With Mysterious Dog Laying In Her Bed

A woman was given quite a shock when she woke up with a strange dog in her bed.

When Julie Thornton Johnson woke up with a dog on her pillow, she thought it was one of her own three pups who’d joined her in bed. It wasn’t unusual for her dogs to cuddle up next to her so she didn’t think anything of it.

However, as the Georgia light peeked through the curtains, Julie was given a better look at the dog and realized she didn’t recognize it at all!

PUPDATE: Her name is Nala and her mom is on the way to get her. Good luck getting her out of my bed mam. It is…

Posted by Julie Thornton Johnson on Sunday, May 1, 2022

Julie took to Facebook to share photos of the surprise guest in her bed, hoping to find the dog’s owner. She wrote:

“It is absolutely normal to wake up in our house with one of OUR dogs in the bed with us. One small problem, THIS IS NOT OUR DOG, nor do we know how she got in our house.

At first, we thought it was one of ours, but they rarely lay on the pillows! In pitch darkness, I just assumed it was. Wouldn’t we all? As daylight began to creep in through our curtains we realized we were snuggling with someone else’s dog.”


Thankfully, the power of social media worked and the dog’s owner, Cris Hawkins, soon caught wind of her pup’s whereabouts.

According to 46 News, Cris and her dog, Nala, live just a few doors down the road from Julie. She suspects that Nala slipped her collar in the middle of the night and made her way to Julie’s house.

Photo: Facebook/Julie Thornton Johnson

How Nala broke into the house is a whole other mystery that’s yet to be solved.

Have you ever had a mystery animal wind up in your house?

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