Lost mini horse that stole the Internet’s heart has returned home safely

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OKEECHOBE, Fla. -- The Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office made an adorable discovery this week -- a mini horse named "Little Sammy" that was found roaming properties in the area.

Deputies posted photos of the mini horse on their Facebook page on Tuesday, saying that, "If the above livestock is not redeemed within 3 days from the date hereof, it shall be offered for adoption, auction, or disposed of humanely. "

After the  mini horse's story went viral on social media, "Little Sammy" was reunited with his owner, WFTS reports. The mini horse had not be abandoned as first believed, but merely had escaped.