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Raccoon gets cat toy removed after being stuck on paw for months

Posted at 1:18 PM, Jan 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-15 13:45:07-05

SANIBEL, Fla. -- Veterinarians at the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife were able to successfully remove a cat toy from the paw of a wild raccoon.

According to CROW, the raccoon was captured in a live trap in Lehigh Acres and taken to the clinic after several months of evading traps.

The toy was cut from the animal's paw, and a small laceration was stitched up. After a quick manicure to trim overgrown nails, the raccoon recovered from sedation and was released back in Lehigh Acres the same day.

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