Business that sells ‘platonic cuddling’ loses its snuggle trailer to thieves

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PORTLAND, Ore. -- A woman is upset because thieves stole the trailer she uses for her professional cuddling business. She says without the trailer and the pillows and mats inside, she can't go through plans to expand her business.

She planned to turn the trailer into a 'snuggle-mobile'.

"A whole snuggle mobile, a whole truck that will have windows and can have snuggling going on inside. So people can actually see it and understand what it is.

The trailer was parked behind the company car and it disappeared on Tuesday, amounting to a loss of about $5,000.

"We can't put on events without the stuff that was in the trailer," Shanya Luther, the owner said. "It's really of no value to anyone else."

Luther hopes she can recover because she believes in people's need for platonic snuggling.

"We're born with a biological need to be touched in healthy and nurturing ways. And that need never goes away."

The FOX 4 graphic artists decided Loren, Nick, Rob and Karli needed cuddle time, so they surprised them with this Photoshopped picture.  Scroll down for their reaction.


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