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Save the Squirrels!


Submitted by: Unknown
As a former emergency 9-1-1 telecommunicator, my favorite story is the time a man called in an emergency about a squirell that was up a telephone pole and could not get down. Not wanting to laugh in the "face" of the caller, I questioned him if this was truly an emergency....he became very distressed and repeated that it was...so I calmly asked him if he had ever seen a squirell skeleton on a telephone pole, or in a tree for that matter? After a short pause, he told me that it was probably foolish for him to call about this... I told him no, it wasn't, but remember that that also goes for cats and kittens that are up a tree. He laughed and thanked me for being a little humorous about the situation

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