FARMINGTON HILLS (WWJ) – Police Thursday morning responded to a curious call about a goat in distress.
A passerby contacted police after he or she found the apparently abandoned animal tied to a fence post in a neighborhood the area of 13 Mile and Orchard Lake Road in Farmington Hills.READ MORE: Detroit Woman Goes From Part-Time Server 19 Years Ago To Now Owner Of Outback Location
The goat is brown in color wish a pink and purple matching collar and leash. Police said the goat was “in distress” but it appeared to be otherwise in good shape.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: When Could You See Another Economic Relief Payment?
Police described the goat as “friendly,” leading them to believe it could possibly be a family pet or from a petting farm. Sgt. Bonnie Unruh said when they untied the animal, it walked well on the leash like a dog.
Investigators loaded the goat into a police vehicle for the drive to Oakland County Animal Control, where it was being cared for Friday.MORE NEWS: GM, Toyota, Target, and Others Say They Will Still Enforce Mask-Wearing In Texas
Police said the goat’s owner was located shortly after the story hit the media Friday afternoon.