A woman has busted her neighbour throwing dog poo on her driveway after launching an investigation into how the faeces mysteriously appeared on her property three days in a row.
Sasha Poldmaa, a Canadian from New Zealand, had noticed the excrements scattered across her garden and wondered how it got there because while she owns three dogs of her own, she was convinced it wasn't them.
In a now viral clip on TikTok, Ms Poldmaa explained she was "baffled" by what was going on and was determined to get to the bottom of it, so she set up an iPad to record while she was at work.
Surprised by the footage, Ms Poldmaa spotted her elderly neighbour approaching the property before launching a shovelful of dog poo across the pavement.
It turns out that someone's dog had been pooping in the neighbour's garden, and convinced it was Ms Poldmaa's pets, she was simply returning the favour.
"I don't even walk past her house, I go the other way, and I use doggy bags [for the poop]," Ms Poldmaa said in the video, insisting there are plenty of other dogs in the area.
Neighbour responds with 'revenge'
In a series of clips on TikTok, the scorned woman detailed her "response and revenge" to the shocking act, revealing that she'd written a stern letter to accompany a bag full of dog poo which she then placed in her neighbour's letterbox.
"Dear Neighbour, I was shocked to find out after reviewing the video surveillance of my house, it was because of your arrogant and frightening assumptions on my negligent animal ownership that led to three consecutive days of driveway dog poo dumping," the letter said.
"Now firstly I took the opportunity to return the faeces to your property using my own doggie poo bags which you’d see me walking with IF I ever did actually walk down your direction in the street.
"This is something that I refuse to ignore as a result of your repeated and deliberate acts of bitterness towards my family … you should expect a friendly visit from the local police in the coming days as you are not only chargeable under the nuisance laws but I am genuinely concerned for the safety of my pets because of your hatred towards them."
In a follow-up clip, Ms Poldmaa said "she hardly slept" in anticipation of her neighbour's response to the surprise in her letterbox, before driving to her local police station to report her.
But to her surprise, a knock on the door took the situation in a new direction when her neighbour appeared at her house to apologise.
"I am so sorry, I’d rather you had have come to me in the first place," the neighbour can be heard saying.
"I must admit I’m very sorry but I’ve thrown the dog poo bags over the back corner. It was an assumption I guess.
"I felt quite sick and horrible afterwards. I really do apologise."
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