As Stacy cautiously navigated the familiar route back to the shelter, she felt a pang of regret. Peacefully snoozing in the back seat, Benji seemed blissfully unaware of their destination. Despite her best efforts, Stacy was returning him, for the twelfth time no less. However, this time they had gleaned a crucial insight into the reason behind his repeated returns – a piece of the puzzle they hadn’t had before. It was a difficult journey, but one tinged with a spark of optimism.