The media was blaming Big Foot as the reason that all of the dogs in town have gone missing.
They wanted to smoke him out of the woods and make him feel awful about his decisions and also ask where the dogs were.
Maybe Big Foot didn’t take the dogs.
Maybe Big Foot got tired of the way the world worked. And that’s why he lives in the woods now.
Maybe he found something out there and the dogs knew it too.
Maybe the dogs chose to leave.
Maybe I freed all of the dogs in town.
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