24 Aug 2016 18:23 IST

Gobi the desert dog goes missing

Due to the long and expensive process of adopting a foreign stray, Leonard left Gobi in the care of people in Ürümqi

The story of Gobi the dog and her human friend Dion Leonard, an Australian marathon runner, is a heart-warming one that made the Internet go ‘H’aww’. For those who are unfamiliar with the story, it goes like this: the runner was followed for four of the six stages of a tough desert marathon at the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region in China by Gobi.

After this, Leonard decided to adopt her, which made the duo an even bigger Internet sensation. But here’s the latest news: Gobi has gone missing, according to this Mashable story. Click here to read more.