A 13-year-old dog who's blind and has cancer somehow survived five nights of bitter cold temperatures huddled in a window well of an Eden Prairie house.

Patsy Sumpter tells KARE-TV she let her Goldendoodle, Buddy, outside Wednesday night, but he never returned. She began searching as the weather deteriorated.

On Monday, at a house nearby, Emily Raguse went down to a basement spare room and something caught her eye in a window well. There was a dog curled up and covered in snow. She called her neighbor who summoned police. Raguse covered the dog with a towel until police arrived and lifted him out of the window well.

A tag on his collar revealed his name, "Buddy," and his owner's phone number.

Sumpter says it's miraculous he was found because he probably wouldn't have survived another night.