Animal rescue saves raccoon with head stuck in can

Animal advocates came to the rescue of a raccoon who had a can stuck on its head in Mastic Beach.

News 12 Staff

Jul 28, 2019, 4:11 PM

Updated 1,758 days ago

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Animal advocates came to the rescue of a raccoon who had a can stuck on its head in Mastic Beach.
The can was stuck for the past two and a half days.
Strong Island Animal Rescue says with no food or water, he wouldn't have made it another day. Members rushed out Saturday night to Woodside Road to save him.
The raccoon suffered some cuts when the can came off.
He was treated with fluids and antibiotics and released to his family.


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