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Update: Missing Batavia Dog Suffers Fatal Hit on Route 25

Alli, a black poodle, was missing on the city’s east side. A resident found her on the street after the injury. She had been with the Bouzides for four years.

A small dog that went missing on Batavia’s east side was fatally struck on Route 25, the owner said on Saturday.

“She didn’t make it,” said an upset Lilly Bouzide, the dog’s owner, to Batavia Patch.

Bouzide’s dog was named Alli. She was a 4-lb. black Teacup Poodle.

Teacup poodles are very small dogs, similar to toy poodles or tiny poodles. The term teacup is used because some of the dogs, when born, can fit in a teacup.

Alli had been reported missing earlier on Saturday. She was last seen near Maves Drive and Forest Avenue, according to . This is the area of homes located northeast of and .

A resident saw signs in the neighborhood about Alli missing and found her on Route 25. The resident placed her in a box out of harm’s way.

Alli could not be revived.

Alli had been with the Bouzide family for four years.

Editor's note: The Bouzides wrote a message about their dog Alli in the Comments section below this article. Please scroll down to read it.

Lilly Bouzide September 25, 2011 at 07:34 AM
We want to thank the kind people of Batavia for keeping an eye out for Alli when she went missing last Saturday. Also to Kim for her thoughtfulness in bringing our baby back to us for closure. Though the outcome is so heartbreaking for us, it's better to know than spend wondering what happened forever. Alli was 4lbs. of dog, but a 100lbs. of personality with the best kisses ever. She will be missed. Jim & Lilly Bouzide
Barb Murphy September 25, 2011 at 02:44 PM
We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your wonderful best friend, Alli. Pets are like family members so we know how difficult it is to lose one. Please know that Alli will forever be watching out for you and she knew how much she was loved! Will be keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.
Jacob Lee September 26, 2011 at 12:45 AM
Please accept my condolences. It brings me great sadness to hear about your beloved Alli. May she rest in peace and doggie heaven.
Karen Phillips September 26, 2011 at 02:04 AM
Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole. ~Roger Caras Many of us that know the love that a dog can bring feel your loss. Please accept my condolences.
Donna Oldenburg September 26, 2011 at 03:15 PM
Lilly and Boze, Our hearts go out to you on this terrible loss of your baby, Alli. We know how difficult it is to lose a beloved dog. We are sending hugs your way. Hold your other babies tight tonight because they too will be heartbroken by the loss of their friend. You're in our thoughts. The Oldenburgs

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