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Published:September 6th, 2016 10:22 EST

Loyal Pooch Waits Six Days at Hospital Door for Ailing Owner

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A dog named Maya is a celebrity for waiting six days at the door of a hospital in Spain for her owner to recover from surgery.

Maya was with owner Sandra Iniesta, 22, and Iniesta`s father Andres Iniesta, who were traveling home to Barcelona after a vacation when Sandra Iniesta was hospitalized for emergency surgery to remove her appendix.

The 2-year-old dog, an Akita Inu breed known for its loyalty, refused to leave Elda Hospital, near Alicante, during her owner`s six-day hospitalization. Maya maintained a vigil at the hospital door until her owner was released Aug. 27, and through photographs posted on social media by the hospital, the dog is now famous."


There are a gazillion and one videos of cats on the Internet, and these felines achieved online fame simply by looking adorable.

But this pooch achieved fame because of her loyalty to her owner. If I were at a hospital, I can imagine my dog waiting outside for me to recover from my illness. But I`m afraid that my cats would be waiting by their dish bowl, thinking "when is our servant going to come home and feed us"?

If you want a loyal companion don`t search online dating sites, go to your local animal shelter and adopt a puppy.

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