Hungry Rat That Got Its Head Stuck In A New York City Garbage Can Is Freed

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Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters

The Brooklyn rat was saved on Tuesday after getting its head stuck in the dumpster while scavenging for food, according to the New York Daily News. As the rat was scurrying around the bottom of the trash can, it came across a few ventilation holes. The hungry creature poked his head into one of them, but to its dismay couldn’t get back out,Reuters photographer Lucas Jackson told the Daily News. Jackson was able to take some adorable photos of the rat’s unfortunate situation before it was rescued. Continue reading »

Heartwarming Moment: A Husky was Freed After Falling Through the Ice on Her Morning Walk

The dramatic moment an exhausted pet dog was plucked from a frozen lake after falling through the ice has been caught on camera. Firefighter Sean Coyle risked his own safety to venture out on to frozen Pleasure Bay off Castle Island in South Boston during the rescue. Sylvie, a 13-year-old husky, had plunged into the frigid water during her morning walk.


Firefighter Sean Coyle uses a basket to slide out to Sylvie, a 13 year old Husky. (Boston Herald/Polaris) Continue reading »

Horse Freed after Three Hours Stuck in Mud on Australian Beach

A horse gets stuck up to his neck in mud on a beach as the tide rises. His owner, Nicole Graham, who was enjoying an afternoon ride, stayed with him as rescuers struggled for three hours to pull him out. With moments to spare, the 500kg horse, named Astro, was freed with the help of a tractor and harness at Avalon Beach in Geelong, Victoria, Australia. (Photograph: Newspix/Rex Features) Continue reading »