UPDATE: A missing Cliffside Park chihuahua mix named Drama was found, safe and sound, thanks to a woman who operates an increasingly popular Facebook page that searches for lost pets.
Drama’s owner was overseas when he bolted from his Lafayette Avenue backyard, which backs on a baseball field near Bergen Boulevard, on Saturday.
He was wearing a tag and a microchip, although those searching for him were uncertain whether it was active.
He could have gone anywhere: Fort Lee, Palisades Park and Ridgefield are all within blocks of where Drama went missing.
Unable to find him, Andres Gomez turned to animal rights advocate Adriana Bradley, who runs Adriana at Lost and Found North Jersey out of Andover.
On Monday, Gomez said, he “got a call from someone who saw the post on Adriana’s page.”
The caller said Fort Lee police received a call reporting a found chihuahua.
“I was so excited that I forgot to ask the lady her name,” Gomez said.
“I called the police and they gave me a number, but the person would not pick up the phone,” he said. “We left multiple messages and offered cash but no answer.”
Yesterday, Bradley called instead, got hold of the woman and arranged a time for Gomez to pick up Drama.
“The woman who found him was super nice,” he said. “She took great care of Drama.”
Gomez also praised Bradley, whom he called “an amazing person.”
If you have or find a lost pet, go to: Adriana at Lost and Found North Jersey
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