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Rescuers used magical powers to rescue a young rabbit from a wellington today (Wednesday 11th April).

Rescuer Trevor Weeks founder of East Sussex Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service (WRAS) had a very unusual delivery of a rabbit stuck inside a pink wellington boot! It is thought the rabbit became stuck after being caught by a cat and dropped close to the wellington which became its new home. Finder Natasha Woodgate from Hellingly was about to go out with her son Oscar, found the bunny inside her pink wellington boot and luckily didn’t put her foot in it and squash the frightened little creature. » Read more

The winter is supposed to be the quietest time of year for WRAS, but yesterday volunteer rescuers were rushed off their feet with calls to over 21 casualties. Normally the January call-out rate is averages about 5 a day. "This has been an amazingly busy day" said Trevor Weeks " it reminds me of the Boomtown Rats’ song "I Don’t like Mondays"! I hope that the rest of the week does not stay as busy." » Read more