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Pool Repairman Saves Squirrel With CPR

June 12, 2014

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Source The Daily Caller

Arizona pool repairman Rick Gruber saved a squirrel from drowning and gave him CPR, KFOR News reports.

“I just gently pushed on his rib cage then squeezed his sides, thinking at some point I’m gonna find his lungs,” Gruber said.

Gruber squeezed its sides with it resting on a plastic pipe until the squirrel started breathing and moved around after a minute or two. He moved it to a kneepad to rest and taped (him) resting.

“I know you probably feel like crap. You were just dead,” Gruber said after (he) opened (his) eyes.

The round tailed ground squirrel eventually coughed up some water and scampered off after (he) recovered.

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Good news always reminds us that
out there,
There is kindness.

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8 Comments leave one →
  1. David Scott permalink
    June 12, 2014 11:24 am

    Good on ya, Rick. This world needs more people with your compassion. Thank you!

    Liked by 2 people

  2. karenlyonskalmenson permalink
    June 12, 2014 11:29 am

    Good news always reminds us that
    out there,
    There is kindness.

    Liked by 2 people

  3. lovegan permalink
    June 12, 2014 1:07 pm

    Awww I love that man and if I ever had a pool he would be hired at once 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  4. June 16, 2014 4:07 pm

    So cute, great post!


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