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Tink Stink

Paris Hilton's missing dog reappears -- The heiress' chihuahua, Tinkerbell, is returned to her under mysterious circumstances

After a week of national concern (and just the teeniest bit of schadenfreude), Tinkerbell the Chihuahua was returned to her owner, menace to society Paris Hilton, on Aug. 18. But where had the armpit accessory gone? Was her disappearance a publicity stunt for the unauthorized ''Tinkerbell Hilton Diaries'' (Sept. 1)? Dognapping by jealous comeback canine Benji? Or just Tink's desperate attempt to flee her overexposed mistress? ''I'd gnaw off my own leg to get out of there,'' says one schnauzer who prefers to remain anonymous. ''You lie down with trashy heiresses, you get up with fleas, know what I mean?''

Originally posted Sep 03, 2004 Published in issue #781 Sep 03, 2004 Order article reprints