Sarah quickly figured that Zuma must have crawled into a rubbish bag, and wasted no time tracking down the garbage truck to a local waste treatment facility.
The truck was carrying 1000 bags of rubbish that weighed over 10 tonnes - but Sarah was determined. Donning protective gloves, a face mask, and helmet she dove in and started sorting through the piles of trash.
After nearly 3 hours she found him - nestled happily in a pile of lettuce leaves.
Lynn Davis, Contract Manager at Veolia told The Telegraph: ‘This was certainly a different way to spend a Friday afternoon and I'm just relieved we were successful.’