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Woman Helps Little Gopher in Trouble: Stunning "Thank You" | Care2 Causes

Woman Helps Little Gopher in Trouble: Stunning "Thank You" | Care2 Causes

I was the oldest of six children along with numerous rescued cats and dogs . Our (late) mother was on her own and it was a struggle for her but, she would always take in another needy animal that found its way to our doorstep. One day, down the street where we lived there was a group of young children leaping and laughing at something on the ground. My mother, who had an instinct when it came to animals in need, went down to investigate. Sure enough, what the children were so excited about was the sight of a young gopher thrashing about in panic and pain while in a leg-hold trap near the entrance to his home in their lawn. So, of course, my mother shooed the children aside, opened the trap, scooped up the gopher in her arms and brought him home. After depositing him into a box, seeing her bloodied arm, it became clear to me that he had been biting her arm all the while dur...

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