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UPDATE: Cooper the goat is home

Posted at 6:09 PM, Jul 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-26 21:33:19-04

UPDATE: Cooper the goat has been found.

She turned up in another parish, miles from her Scott home. That's all we know at this point, but Cooper is back home with her family now.

Here's our original story from a couple of weeks ago:

Slater Guidry brought home a Nigerian dwarf goat as a gift to his mom on Mother's day, after she allegedly joked she wanted one.

"At first she was like, what am I going to do with a goat, and then fell in love with the thing" Guidry said.

She named the goat Cooper, and Cooper quickly became the household favorite.

"Three months and it's like a member of the family, everyone jut got used to hearing from her" Guidry said.

Guidry says they haven't seen Cooper since Tuesday. Cooper went missing Tuesday in the Scott Park area. Guidry says they left her in their fenced in yard. Later the gate was open and Cooper was nowhere to be found.

"So we think somebody opened the gate to pet her, play with her, take her, but if she doesn't know you, she will run" Guidry said.

Now the family doing everything they can, including putting signs up around town, in hopes of bringing Cooper home.

"I have put over 400 miles on my car driving around Scott" Guidry said.

This family says they aren't complete without their Cooper, and they'll keep looking for her until they find her.

"It doesn't matter if they tell us, hey we found the goat. Were not going to judge them, accuse them of anything, were going to say thank you" Guidry said. A family is out Sunday morning searching for their pet goat.

She is 15 to 18 pounds and has no horns.

She is not used to being outdoors and the family ask you please call 337-852-0950 if you see her.

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