Fat Rat Got Stuck In A Sewer Grate, Rescued By A Team Of Firefighters
A fat rat which got stuck in a manhole cover has been saved by firefighters in Germany. Firefighters and animal rescue, arrived at the scene in the town of Bensheim in southwestern Germany to give the rotund rat a hand.
It took 9 people to rescue the chubby rat as reported by BBC.com the Rattus was found by a local young girl The video shows the rat squirming around, trying to free itself from the cover.
The rescue efforts end with the rat wiggling free and The mission to rescue the animal was quite elaborate.
According to the rescuers, the rat had gained weight during the winter and this had caused its predicament, with the grate catching on her wide hips.
Firefighters wedged open the cover, while animal rescuer Michael Sehr worked to free the rodent, with no luck. Once she was free, rescuer Andreas Steinbach told Sky News that the rat “looked back as if to say ‘thanks, and yes, I need to go on a diet!’”
Well done, rescuers.
#1 We’re all identifying with the portly darling a little too much but whatever, the whole thing is a real mood.