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Support pours in for survivor dog

The dog, which was buried alive in Khayelitsha, is still recovering emotionally.

A quilt with messages of support for Warrior also known as Lilly has been donated to the Mdzananda Animal Welfare Clinic. Picture: Siyabonga Sesant/EWN.

CAPE TOWN - Thousands of messages of support have come in for Khayelitsha dog that survived being buried alive.

Messages were collected and written on a quilt and presented to a local clinic.

It was donated to the clinic that treated the dog after he was dug up.

The story shocked many people.

A school principal ordered that a dog be buried alive because it was making too much noise.

But Warrior, who has been renamed Lilly, lived to bark another day.

She was rescued by a kitchen worker at the school and taken to the Mdzananda Animal Welfare Clinic in Khayelitsha.

Two years later, the dog is still recovering emotionally.

Some of the messages came from people around the world.

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