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Video: Texas Officer Removes Carton from Skunk's Head, Takes Off Running

An officer with the White Oak (TX) Police Department can be seen on dash camera video carefully approaching a skunk that had a food container stuck on its head.

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Maine Trooper Rescues Wounded Owl from Middle of Road

A trooper with the Maine State Police is being credited with saving the life of an owl that was found in the middle of a road.

Florida Officer Rescues Kitten from Patrol Car Engine Compartment

A police sergeant with the Stuart (FL) Police Department has adopted a little kitten that had been rescued by an officer after the little feline sought a hiding spot in the engine compartment of a patrol vehicle.

Virginia Officer Called to Remove Squirrel Trapped in Chimney

An officer with the Newport News (VA) Police Department responded to an unusual home invasion call on Tuesday as a couple reported to the non-emergency number that a squirrel was trapped in a fireplace.

California Deputies Free Mountain Lion Trapped in Home

Deputies with the Tuolumne County Sheriff's Office were called to the home of an elderly couple on Sunday evening who reported that they had an unwelcome visitor—a mountain lion that had been in pursuit of a neighbor's pet cat.

Colorado Officer Rescues Skunk, Avoids Getting Sprayed

A community services officer with the Firestone (CO) Police Department was able to free a baby skunk trapped in a hole in a wooden fence without being sprayed by the little animal in distress, and the agency had some fun with the incident on social media.

Massachusetts Officer Rescues Skunk—Gets Sprayed in the Process

An officer with the Cambridge (MA) Police Department was reminded that no good deed goes unpunished as he rescued a small skunk with a small yogurt cup stuck to its head and was promptly sprayed in the process.

Off-Duty NC Deputy Rescues Boy's Puppy from Well

The deputy, identified as B. Heath, jumped out of his truck and had Trey's dad hold his feet and lower him into the well. He was able to pull Riley to safety.

Video: Maine Officers Rescue Skunk from Tricky Predicament

An officer with the Portland (ME) Police Department had to strategize for a little while before rescuing a skunk that had managed to get its head stuck in an aluminum soda can on Tuesday morning.

California Officers Rescue Injured Barn Owl

Two officers with the Foster City Police Department took quick action to rescue an injured barn own from beneath a Bay Area bridge on Monday.