KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — A lost pet and their owner are reunited again thanks to the help of a Kernersville police officer.

Officers with the Kernersville Police Department were training at a shooting range near Belews Creek when they spotted a cockatiel bird in a nearby tree.

Claire Doyle lost her pet bird named Gus-Gus on Friday afternoon, but thanks to Kernersville Police the two are now back home together.

An officer noticed the bird in a tree about 10 miles from Claire’s home and was able to return it to her at her job.

The bird was missing for 3 nights and had recently learned how to fly.


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