Mufassa apparently was bored at home all day and became destructive. His owner put him on Craig's List. He was taken by some people who "rescue" dogs and place them with military families. Let's just say that it didn't work out.
Mufassa was adopted incredibly fast. He decided to stay in the mid-Atlantic region, and when his new family showed up, said "WHAT TOOK YOU SO LONG? Let's GO!"