Heroic Pitbull Saves Missing Elderly Woman With Alzheimers Cara Jones was out walking her Pit bull, Creature, late at night when the 2-year-old puppy kept depicting her attention to the brush nearby. She maintained looking at Cara, barking and pulling Cara to the spot where an elderly woman lay shivering and cold on the ground. Carmen Mitchell, 89, suffers from Alzheimer’s and had strayed from her home in Piscataway, New Jersey. Her caregiver, Rochelle Wason, instantly called police, who sent out a search party and helicopter to look for Carmen. She had been missing for several hours when the heroic Pit bull observed her. Carmen’s family “couldn’t believe it ” and was grateful for Creature, telling Pit bulls get a bad rap.