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Runaway Horse and Buggy Given "Verbal Warning" in Michigan

A trooper with the Michigan State Police "gave a verbal warning" to a rider-less horse that had been seen running amok on a state roadway.

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Pennsylvania Officer Adopts Puppy She Rescued from Cruelty

An officer with the Girard Borough Police Department who rescued a puppy from a couple now facing multiple charges has officially adopted the animal.

Kentucky Officer Rescues Wayward Deer from Pool

An officer with the Lexington (KY) Police Department enlisted the assistance of a local resident in helping a deer trapped in a swimming pool to safety and onto solid ground. Video of the incident has gone viral on social media.

Massachusetts Officer Rescues Dog That Fell Through Lake Ice

An officer with the Littleton (MA) Police Department rescued a dog that fell through the ice on an area lake on Tuesday morning.

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.

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.

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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.